Monthly Archives: January 2016

Don’t count on a lot of new state spending. Thoughts on 20-dollar oil.

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Arctic Climate Change and Extinction

I can barely understand the abstract: The Arctic Ocean is undergoing rapid climatic changes including higher ocean temperatures, reduced sea ice, glacier and Greenland Ice Sheet melting, greater marine productivity, and altered carbon cycling. Until recently, the relationship between climate … Continue reading

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An easy way to lie with data: use two Y-axes.

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Good grief, Apple. A gigabyte? How many lines of code did you change?

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Denial

You and [his son, who’s a doctor] are very big into truth, truth, truth, yes, yes, yes. But denial – respect denial. It’s very important in the human architecture. It’s what we do when we can’t face what the world … Continue reading

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ttf-mscorefonts

I had to reinstall Linux on my laptop and ran into some trouble with the ttf-mscorefonts package. (It runs some text-mode click-wrap license agreement, except in my case, there was a problem where it didn’t run properly. I probably hit … Continue reading

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Dave Winer says we should do more short-form blogging. Why should we give it all to Twitter?

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