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Climate Damage 'Irreversible' According Leaked Climate Report

Jane Q. Public Re:Jane/Lonny Eachus goes Sky Dragon Slayer (473 comments)

Correction: some time tomorrow or over the weekend. Not in the morning. I have other things to do.

8 hours ago
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Climate Damage 'Irreversible' According Leaked Climate Report

Jane Q. Public Re:Ocean heat content is rising - Levitus 2012 (473 comments)

I'm just not going to take it very seriously if it's yet another "adjusted" dataset from NOAA. There are too many demonstrated problems with their "adjustments".

9 hours ago
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The Executive Order That Led To Mass Spying, As Told By NSA Alumni

Jane Q. Public Re:Different era (142 comments)

Besides, the father of "trickle-down", Art Laffer, was a dyed-in-the-wool Keynesian economist (and still is). Which means that he was a card-carrying member of the same group of nutjobs who are still advising the Fed (and the Feds) on economics.

Didn't work then. Doesn't work now. (Not just trickle-down, I mean Keynesian interventionist economics.)

I just get a laugh about how today's Liberals think the current administration's economics are going to save us all, when in reality it's all the same shit, different day.

9 hours ago
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Climate Damage 'Irreversible' According Leaked Climate Report

Jane Q. Public Re:Jane/Lonny Eachus goes Sky Dragon Slayer (473 comments)

Yes it was. And you're still spreading Dr. Latour's civilization-paralyzing Slayer misinformation:

You are implying that my stance on AGW is because of politics? Hahahaha! That's a hoot.

And re: Latour, your argument is just asinine. Especially from someone who claims to be a physicist. First, your bathtub analogy is completely irrelevant to the situation at hand. A plate near the heat source is NOT even remotely the same as closing the drain on a bathtub, because the total power out of the system (it's a closed system with heat being removed, remember?) remains constant, as you have so conveniently observed. The plate has no influence whatever on the state of the whole system. You are neglecting the (physically) largest part of it, which is the outside wall.

You are neglecting other things as well. For example, you're conflating electrical power with "emissive power" or irradiance, which are different things, in different units. Sheesh. You'd at least expect a "physicist" to get that much right.

So I gave that much away. And you still didn't deserve it. Further, you are still denying the S-B law, though you continue to deny that you're denying it.

And there is more. I haven't given away anything that you should not have been able to easily figure out yourself. One has to wonder why you didn't.

But here's the kicker: it is abundantly obvious that the things you have done were NOT done for purposes of saving "civilization". Because if they were, you'd have taken them to the doorstep of the people who are actually responsible for dessiminating them to the public, rather than someone in a completely different field on Slashdot. Gotcha. Your intention has merely been to smear me, by whatever cheating means you have managed to come up with. The evidence is all over Slashdot. Look in a mirror, man.

Now I have given you your bone, doggie. GO AWAY.

yesterday
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Climate Damage 'Irreversible' According Leaked Climate Report

Jane Q. Public Re:Jane/Lonny Eachus "isn't" a 9/11 Truther (473 comments)

And if you really are dying, I will leave you with this parting gift:

Despite your obsession, and the extent of your research, I still know things you don't. Why do you think I've felt free to be so glib? I've been watching you make a fool of yourself, ever since you revealed what a despicable human being you are (again, just my opinion of course, but I've had some confirmation).

My advice to go do something more worthwhile was sincere. Because if you don't, after you are gone, I will quite happily reveal those things and your "legacy" won't be quite what you thought it was.

That's not a threat in any way, it's just a description of the truth. I haven't been attacking YOU, it has all been coming FROM you. And this topic on Slashdot is just one more example that anybody can see. I have defended myself where I felt it to be necessary, but NOBODY else on this Earth has made it necessary. Just you. I haven't tracked you down and harassed you. You have done that to me. I haven't made a habit of jumping in to other conversations, just to try to humiliate YOU. But you have done so to me. Etc., etc ad nauseum.

So get stuffed. I am far beyond tired of your incessant BULLSHIT. If you want to contemplate something before you die, I would suggest starting with meditating on why you have been such an incorrigibly rude, insufferable human being who makes a habit out of maliciously harassing others. Was it your own upbringing?

yesterday
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Climate Damage 'Irreversible' According Leaked Climate Report

Jane Q. Public Re:Jane/Lonny Eachus "isn't" a 9/11 Truther (473 comments)

Condescendingly lecturing a veteran like this was wrong:

I made a mistake and admitted it. Are you trying to claim that you don't make mistakes? You won't even dare to have your analysis of Spencer's thought experiment be seen by someone who actually has a degree in chemistry or physics, and some familiarity with the issue.

No, after delt0r answered, you insisted he must not have understood your point. After I repeated delt0r's point, you claimed that you had got yourself sorted out already and accused me of butting in and insulting you.

Re-hashing old shit which has been explained to you before. I made a mistake and admitted it. Yes, I argued at first, but I found out I was wrong and explicitly said so. YOU don't think my admission was good enough for your taste. Too damned bad. I still admitted it.

Because you're galloping faster than any Gish Gallop I've ever seen, and because despite your protests you seldom accept refutations for longer than about 5 minutes anyway.

Nope. You are conflating 2 different arguments here, which has been one of the hallmarks of your own arguments. Not my problem.

I probably don't have more than about a month to live, so I'm obsessing over my legacy. The misinformation you're spreading seems like the biggest current threat to humanity, so I'll spend my final days debunking you.

Hahaha. First, I don't believe you, and second, you'd have to do a lot better than this. And if I were you I'd pick something more worthy to spend my final time on, than personally attacking someone who has done nothing to you but be a victim of your vicious character attacks for years. I have already brought this to the attention of an attorney, who referred me to another because it's not his specialty. Further action is pending.

One disturbing possibility is that you can't experience shame, which is why I'm trying to figure out why you're shamelessly posing as a woman. Maybe the way you were raised could help answer this question.

I experience shame just fine, when I have something genuine to be ashamed about. You haven't shown me any. Do you honestly expect me to feel shame over arguments with YOU? Jesus, you have an amazing ego. Narcissus would be proud.

And digging up 3 mentions of the same story on Twitter, some from 5 years ago, and some 2 years apart? Man, that must have taken some digging. Yes, I did check them out, which took quite a while by the way, so I know. You obviously have a serious (and possibly dangerous) obsession to be poring over someone else's records this way. I repeat: if you really believe we are the same people, then why doesn't the word "stalking" occur to you? Internet stalking is a crime in California. And you can bet that, as I have said before, I am keeping records. You may not like me but at least I am not a social criminal like some people I could name.

But I am curious: why have you collected those 3 mentions of one story, which was obviously intended to be humorous? Of course you left the humor part out, didn't link to that, which was just as obviously intentional on your part, and again one of your consistent habits: taking things out of context, and pasting them together to give a false impression.

I also wonder why you have a habit of linking to archives, or indirect links to other links, rather than the originals. I suspect that it is to prevent others from following the information stream, and seeing what the conversation was really about.

I meant what I said to Demena. I dismissed the possibility that you're transgendered after you claimed that was quite literally not your problem. But if your gay-bashing bigot father left you confused about your gender then I'll apologize, retract my accusations, and support you as you experiment with your gender identity.

I'm not in the slightest confused. Or ambiguous, for that matter. I think your feigned concern for a "problem" that is purely in your own mind is rather disgusting behavior, and is again intended to do nothing but further smear my character by implication.

Releasing this burden might even let you stop spreading civilization-paralyzing misinformation. Jane/Lonny Eachus would have fewer stains on his legacy, and civilization would be less paralyzed. Win-win.

Except of course that you still have yet to share with us what this "civilization-paralyzing misinformation" is. It isn't in the links you provided above. And you're still wrong about Spencer and Latour.

yesterday
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Climate Damage 'Irreversible' According Leaked Climate Report

Jane Q. Public Re:Ocean heat content is rising - Levitus 2012 (473 comments)

The ocean is warming. To disprove this you linked to a site that concedes the ocean is warming. Good job.

The ocean is always warming. Somewhere. And cooling elsewhere. There are known natural cycles. So yes, the ocean may be warming in some areas, but let's go back to context: OP was about deep warming that stores away supposed anthropogenic warming. The author of the article I linked to says it isn't so.

So... nice attempt to move the goalposts, but it didn't work. AGW theory refuted. Again.

yesterday
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Mozilla Rolls Out Sponsored Tiles To Firefox Nightly's New Tab Page

Jane Q. Public Re:Well... (159 comments)

It bothers me a lot when I see people shouting "abandon all hope". It's not that bad.

Still, I would like to see Firefox getting more of its revenue from sources other than Google. Maybe the Firefox Phone will go a long way to realizing that.

On the other hand, I found tiles on the new page useful, if only marginally. I would prefer to be able to turn off the ads and still use the tiles. But if I must turn them all off to do away with the ads, I will.

I almost forgot: Chromium is hardly a major player in the browser market.

Firefox is important, and we should support it. But I don't think supporting it via ads is the best way to go.

yesterday
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Climate Damage 'Irreversible' According Leaked Climate Report

Jane Q. Public Re:Jane Q. Public is Lonny Eachus (473 comments)

Unwilling.

I have no obligation to prove every statement I make to you on Slashdot. In fact I have very good personal reasons for not wanting to tell you: I don't want to give you an opportunity to try to bullshit your way out of yet another aspect of your antisocial behavior. No fear: the records are safe.

yesterday
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Climate Damage 'Irreversible' According Leaked Climate Report

Jane Q. Public Re:Jane Q. Public is Lonny Eachus (473 comments)

In fact, the more I read of these old streams, the more I've found where I was actually correct. (Like the one on bicycle stability for instance.) I have a copy of that paper right here and it says I was correct.

Etc. Funny how when I say I'm done putting up with your bullshit, you try to ad-hominem me into replying more. You're weird, guy.

But I really am done putting up with your bullshit. Your attempts to shame me haven't been coming off too well, you know.

yesterday
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Climate Damage 'Irreversible' According Leaked Climate Report

Jane Q. Public Re:Jane Q. Public is Lonny Eachus (473 comments)

Although I have kept records of some of your comments, why do you expect I would have them handy? Not everybody shares your particular brand of obsession.

I don't keep links to all your past comments at hand, or generally bother to search for them, for 2 reasons: (1) I just don't care much about you or past shit you've written, with one exception but I don't particular want to discuss that. And (2) unlike you, I'm just not that kind of weirdo. I have better uses for the records I keep.

yesterday
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Climate Damage 'Irreversible' According Leaked Climate Report

Jane Q. Public Re:Jane/Lonny Eachus "isn't" a 9/11 Truther (473 comments)

See, there you go again. Out of context links to things said long ago, in some kind of half-assed attempt to prove something.

Just a brief sample: GPS. Turned out that the people who were arguing with me were wrong, but I was wrong too. Although I assert that I was closer than they were. My statement that three satellites were sufficient to triangulate a point space (given arbitrarily fine precision) was correct. Others were arguing that it requires 4. It turns out GPS uses a minimum of 4, but the 4th is a ground station (not satellite) used to correct for errors, not necessary for the basic triangulation.

So that wasn't nonsense. In fact not only was I essentially correct about the geometry, I was the one who found the actual answer to that one and told everyone else.

Let's see... Rossi. At no time did I say the Rossi affair was not a hoax. I mentioned that he had sold one or two of his devices (and he had sold at least one). What of it? The U.S. navy has been looking into similar LENR reactions for decades, as have other scientists. That's a fact. Go ahead, try to refute it. In fact what I said about Rossi was wait and see.

YOUR problem is that you claim these things are nonsense, but you haven't disproved a single one of them. Why not?

It's ad-hominem. Plain and simple. By presenting these things (which YOU can nonsense, out of context), you are merely making yet another attempt at character assassination. I am not impressed.

Oh... and I was only partly wrong about the NATO rounds. The originals were exactly as I described them. It turned out that the UN declared the standard rounds too deadly, so they were changed to be heavier with a steel insert. I wasn't wrong, my information was just old. I hadn't known about the change, which occurred around 1980 or so.

So sure, I've made some small errors. And admitted them when I did. But that is only a minority of links above, which you are apparently trying to claim are all "nonsense". Like the beta decay: after some initial confusion I asked how the oscillations take place, and someone answered. I admitted that I was wrong.

You don't see the comments where I admitted I was wrong in your links above, do you? Why is that? No need to answer: the obvious answer is again that this is not an attempt at presenting factual information, it's simply an attempt to make me look bad, using underhanded (and illegitimate) tactics. Not to mention that in a lot of it I wasn't wrong at all, you just think I was.

But like I said before: this kind of shit is exactly what I have learned to expect from you.

One last thing, to anybody else who has bothered to wade through all his bullshit: ask yourselves why he's keeping a record of ALL the comments I made on Slashdot over a period of years that he thinks were wrong. Do YOU do that to people? No, you don't, do you? That's because YOU are probably a normal human being, who doesn't stalk or obsess over strangers.

yesterday
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Climate Damage 'Irreversible' According Leaked Climate Report

Jane Q. Public Re:Ocean heat content is rising - Levitus 2012 (473 comments)

Almost, but not quite. Quote:

(5) that the heat storage in the upper ocean takes place in the upper 100 meters, and the magnitude provides a rise in temperature at those depths of 0.5ÂC in the past 50 years (in those parts of the ocean for which we have data);

(6) this global warming (and cooling) of the ocean occurs on biennial, ENSO, decadal and interdecadal period scales; thence,

(7) the ocean thermal changes on centennial-period scales, which appear as the warming trend through the past 50 to 100 years, can be explained by means of intrinsic internal modes of the Earth going through their normal cycle of warming and cooling, independent of both radiative and anthropogenic influences.

If you read the whole article, he very explicitly says that the climate is NOT experiencing anthropogenic warming. Based on his pile of peer-reviewed papers (see his list of references).

If you want to argue the matter, then go argue with him. If you want to refute his references, then do so. I'm just reporting what he said. It's kind of pointless to argue with me about it.

yesterday
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Climate Damage 'Irreversible' According Leaked Climate Report

Jane Q. Public Re:Ocean heat content is rising - Levitus 2012 (473 comments)

That has nothing to do with measuring ocean heat content. That is just the opinion of some guy on the internet regarding the implications of increased ocean heat content. Someone who is apparently not that familiar with the concept of conservation of energy.

Hilarious. Yeah, just "some guy" on the internet. Well, let's see:

Robert E. Stevenson, an oceanography consultant based in Hawaii, trains the NASA astronauts in oceanography and marine meteorology. He was Secretary General of the International Association for the Physical Science of the Oceans from 1987 to 1995, and worked as an oceanographer for the U.S. Office of Naval Research for 20 years. ... author of more than 100 articles and several books, including the most widely used textbook on the natural sciences.

Right. Just some guy. And yes, his article DOES address heat content. And has about 40 references. (I didn't count.)

Typical warmist ad-hominem bullshit. "I've never heard of him so he must be an idiot and wrong."

yesterday
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Climate Damage 'Irreversible' According Leaked Climate Report

Jane Q. Public Re:Interesting slam of Judith Curry (473 comments)

There wasn't any "evidence". It was an AC who jumped into the conversation, in EXACTLY the same way you and khayman80 do. Using some of the very same phraseology, and the timing was (yet again) very weirdly coincidental. Further, khayman80 is known to have used sock-puppet accounts, and even admitted it to me once. (He doesn't seem to realize that, but there is a record of it.)

So no, bringing up an AC sock-puppet is not really evidence of anything, since it is known that khayman80 has used them.

2 days ago
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Climate Damage 'Irreversible' According Leaked Climate Report

Jane Q. Public Re:Jane/Lonny Eachus "isn't" a 9/11 Truther (473 comments)

And your point is?

Do you have a particular argument to refute? If so, why didn't you refute it long ago?

Oh, that's right. You aren't very good at refutation. I forgot.

2 days ago
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Climate Damage 'Irreversible' According Leaked Climate Report

Jane Q. Public Re:Ocean heat content is rising - Levitus 2012 (473 comments)

Let's see what else that oceanographer/climatist has to say. Quote:

Yet, here I sit in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, surrounded by papers (peer-reviewed, I guess I should add) which conclude:

(1) For the past two decades at least, and possibly for the past seven decades, the Earthâ(TM)s true surface air temperature has likely experienced no net change;

(2) there should have been a sizable CO2-induced increase in atmospheric radiative forcing during that time, but there wasnâ(TM)t. That must mean that a suite of compensatory feedbacks overwhelmed the âoegreenhouseâ impetus for warming; implying, therefore,

(3) that the planet will not warm from any man-produced increases in CO2; indicating

(4) any increases in temperature will likely fit the global trend of +0.048ÂC/decade, that is, about 0.5ÂC this centuryâ" the rate of warming that has existed since the Little Ice Age, centered around 1750 in Europe, South America, and China; suggesting

(5) that the heat storage in the upper ocean takes place in the upper 100 meters, and the magnitude provides a rise in temperature at those depths of 0.5ÂC in the past 50 years (in those parts of the ocean for which we have data);

(6) this global warming (and cooling) of the ocean occurs on biennial, ENSO, decadal and interdecadal period scales; thence,

(7) the ocean thermal changes on centennial-period scales, which appear as the warming trend through the past 50 to 100 years, can be explained by means of intrinsic internal modes of the Earth going through their normal cycle of warming and cooling, independent of both radiative and anthropogenic influences.

2 days ago

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Global Warming Researchers Trapped In Antarctic Ice

Jane Q. Public Jane Q. Public writes  |  about 8 months ago

Jane Q. Public (1010737) writes "Christ Turney, a climate researcher at University of New South Wales, and some other researchers chartered a ship to go to Antarctica to further their Anthropogenic Global Warming ("climate change") research.

The expedition, consisting of 74 researchers and crew, radioed for help on Christmas day, stating that they are trapped in the ice.

A chinese ice breaker called "Snow Dragon" came within a few miles of the stuck ship but had to turn back. The researchers and crew are now hoping that the ice breaker Aurora Australis, out of Australia, will be able to reach them."
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Airport Announcement Threatens Arrest For TSA Jokes

Jane Q. Public Jane Q. Public writes  |  about a year ago

Jane Q. Public (1010737) writes "In this YouTube video posted just 2 days ago, the PA system in the Houston airport tells passengers that "... inappropriate remarks OR JOKES concerning security may result in your arrest".

Even under GWB, this would have been unthinkable. And the timing is — for lack of a better way to put it — very interesting."
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Slashdot Drastically Throttles Submission Frequency

Jane Q. Public Jane Q. Public writes  |  about a year ago

Jane Q. Public (1010737) writes "Remember when you could submit a comment in one thread, then submit a comment in another thread after 1 minute?

Slashdot has now limited your submissions to once every 5 minutes.

I don't know about you, but there have been rare occasions in which I found even 1 minute to be stifling. 5 minutes is ridiculous. Sometimes it's possible to browse through 3 whole new topics in less than 5 minutes."
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Obama Administration Asks Supreme Court To Not Hear Jammie Thomas Case

Jane Q. Public Jane Q. Public writes  |  about a year and a half ago

Jane Q. Public (1010737) writes "The Jammie Thomas-Rasset case has been in the news for years now. As of the last court ruling, she has been ordered to pay $222,000 for sharing 24 songs. Her attorney argues that you can buy the same songs on iTunes for $24, and imposing a penalty of almost 10,000 times as much is "excessive and oppressive". The case has been appealed to the Supreme Court.

The Obama Administration has asked the Supreme Court to not review the case. Is this another example of this administration pandering to the copyright tro... I mean corporations, rather than The People they are supposed to represent?"

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The Best Dennis Ritchie Quote

Jane Q. Public Jane Q. Public writes  |  more than 2 years ago

Jane Q. Public writes "

"Dennis Ritchie (1941-2011). His pointer has been cast to void *; his process has terminated with exit code 0."

Thus spake James Grimmelmann (@grimmelm), on Twitter"

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MIT Prof. Says Power From Water is Near.

Jane Q. Public Jane Q. Public writes  |  more than 5 years ago

Jane Q. Public writes "At the Aspen Environmental Forum yesterday, MIT Professor Daniel Nocera claimed that MIT research has found a more efficient way to hydrolyze water at room temperature with the use of cobalt and potassium phosphate, and that tomorrow's home will get its power from feul cells charged with hydrogen from plain water and a bank of inexpensive solar cells. If true, this is a major breakthrough in energy distribution and could solve many of our global energy needs."
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Apologies!

Jane Q. Public Jane Q. Public writes  |  more than 5 years ago

Jane Q. Public writes "I admit that I was a bit less than diplomatic; frankly I did not think I would get your attention, and it really was the kind of error that can cause bad feelings.

I will do better next time."
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Hey, Editors!

Jane Q. Public Jane Q. Public writes  |  more than 5 years ago

Jane Q. Public writes "Hey! Re: my article that you just posted, "FTC Warns Against Deceptive DRM"... webcasts are NOT available, and you should have checked before you changed the article to say that they were. Live streaming webcasts were available when the talks were going on, but they don't work now.

So now, you are going to get lots of readers trying to download webcasts, and blaming me when they can't. Thanks a shitload."
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FTC says "We'll 'come calling' about deceptive

Jane Q. Public Jane Q. Public writes  |  more than 5 years ago

Jane Q. Public writes "At the FTC's Seattle conference on DRM, FTC Director Engle started off by referencing the Sony rootkit debacle, and said that companies are going to have to get serious about disclosing DRM that may affect the usability of products. She also said that the fine print in a EULA is not good enough, and "If your advertising giveth and your EULA taketh away, don't be surprised if the FTC comes calling."
The conference was webcast live from the FTC website."
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Scotty's Final Mission

Jane Q. Public Jane Q. Public writes  |  about 6 years ago

Jane Q. Public writes "According to a recent article at Ars Technica, the ashes of James Doohan, who played "Scotty" in the original Star Trek series and several movies, were aboard the SpaceX III launch yesterday and were lost when the launch vehicle failed.

A fitting epitaph might be: "The engines are not meeting specification, Captain! She kinna hold out much longer!""

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