Daily Archives: November 23, 2007

I’m just blogging this for the Keynes quote at the end

“As for what I wrote in 1996: the world looked very different then. On one side, Social Security projections were much more pessimistic than they are now, basically because the projections assumed that the 1973-1995 era of very slow productivity … Continue reading

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More fear, more terror, and ever more stupidity

There has got to be a better way to fight the war on terror: “In the UK: “A man who had gone into a diabetic coma on a bus in Leeds was shot twice with a Taser gun by police … Continue reading

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Greed and stupidity still big in LA County agencies

This could take awhile to fix. The entire County apparatus will have to evolve to a higher level. An entire generation might have to die of natural causes before anything gets better in LA County. Am I kidding? Even I … Continue reading

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How to see nothing that’s verrrrry far away

“Detecting nothing—even when it’s 1 billion light-years wide—is not easy. It took observations of radio galaxies, temperature, and a bit of conjecture. Lawrence Rudnick, the astronomer who led the team that found the void, was studying data from the Very … Continue reading

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