But should you lack the energy to sift through the glut of options yourself, we can at least helpfully endorse this one.
But if you can sift through all of the legal posturing, a fairly accurate portrait of Sterling himself does begin to emerge.
I asked Rodriguez how he managed to sift through so many images of death.
Old English siftan "pass (something) through a sieve," from Proto-Germanic *sib- (cf. Dutch ziften, Middle Low German sichten, German sichten "to sift;" see sieve (n.)). Intransitive sense "to pass loosely or fall scatteredly" is from 1590s. Metaphoric sense of "look carefully through" first recorded 1530s. Related: Sifted; sifting.
SHARE Internal Fortran Translator. Translation utility designed for converting Fortran II to Fortran IV. The word "sift" was often used as a verb to describe converting code from one language to another. Sammet 1969, p.153.