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Australia Repeals Carbon Tax

harvey the nerd Re:dumbo (291 comments)

Most advanced STEM people I know (PhDs, 1500+, patents, etc) have refrained from expressing their concerns and doubt for a long time, some figuring they missed some details or not worth the hassle. Now they can be reasonably certain how busted the CAGW data, models and technical processes are. Politically this becomes an existential fight to remain somewhat free, while some totalitarians are making the big grab. It has become worth the hassle.

about a week ago
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Australia Repeals Carbon Tax

harvey the nerd Dear kool aid drinkers (291 comments)

It would be better to clean PM2.5, SOx, NOx, metals etc emissions. CO2 "mitigation" is a waste of time and money, an excuse for monster governments.

about two weeks ago
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Australia Repeals Carbon Tax

harvey the nerd dumbo (291 comments)

CAGW is a scam that has become a religion seeking justification to mulct, enslave and decimate the world while ignoring the real threat, lesser global cooling periods and the main ice ages.

Only now has a public debate about the science actually begun and already it should be clear that CAGW promoters are more than a few cards short of a full deck. Altered data, history, obvious discrepancies of prior warmer periods like higher water or abandoned high altitude terraces, missing physics in models, gross errors in feedback like positive instead of negative, and the general use of character assassination rather than refutation.

about two weeks ago
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Australia Repeals Carbon Tax

harvey the nerd elated... (291 comments)

...with the Land of Oz when they found out about the man behind the curtain.

about two weeks ago
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Australia Repeals Carbon Tax

harvey the nerd wrong way... (291 comments)

What will you say when cold spells become worse in 2020 ? Our star is quieting down.

about two weeks ago
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The debate over climate change is..

harvey the nerd scientific debate finally starting (278 comments)

The scientific debate is just starting. For 20 years, Algore, Hansen and their bully boys have had suppressive reign in the media without a complete physics set, with lots of fudged results. Personally, I am planning on cold jag hitting in 2020.

about two weeks ago
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Obama Administration Says the World's Servers Are Ours

harvey the nerd one way tickets... (749 comments)

Perhaps the US gov will save money buying one way tickets for their minions trying to access these foreign servers. Snooping on various kinds of information are criminal privacy invasions in some countries and need serious consequences. Something about their previous bad experience with murderous dictators. Hopefully criminals from the US won't get a free pass just because they are US gov employees.

about two weeks ago
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"Internet's Own Boy" Briefly Knocked Off YouTube With Bogus DMCA Claim

harvey the nerd Sorry... (157 comments)

in corporatese is meaningless without paying money. Every false claim takedown should have minimum damages applied, with opportunity for more damages possible.

about two weeks ago
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Larry Page: Healthcare Data Mining Could Save 100,000 Lives a Year

harvey the nerd side effects, measurement and false claims (186 comments)

If it were that wonderful, it might save more like 1,000,000 lives a year. 100,000 is potentially a rounding error or redefinition game in measurement.

Major poicy mistakes that enslave us or cause a social meltdown like a revolution, might cost millions of lives per year.

One of the principal problems with health and healthcare today is that individuals, groups an corporations have been shaving and flaking largely unseen pieces of the public's health off for a lousy "profit" this past century with scams, defective goods and techniques known to somebody. We should trust you now with our most personal information that be used as weapons and chains ?

about 1 month ago
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NASA Names Gavin Schmidt Director of the Goddard Institute For Space Studies

harvey the nerd Re:funding shortages (41 comments)

They distort long known facts as soon as any discrepancy with their CAGW religion surfaces. Whither 1934 being the highest temp temporarily until the fickle fudge factor fingers were placed on the scale, and the Medieval Warming Period. Zealots and frauds.

about a month and a half ago
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"Super Bananas" May Save Millions of Lives In Africa

harvey the nerd smart hippies ...what could possibly go wrong (396 comments)

Beta carotene is only one of hundreds of carotenoids. We know that there are other carotenoids with important properties for human health e,g, lutein, lycopene, astaxanthin.

Better to think of beta carotene as a marker in foods rather than a be-all, end-all carotenoid. Also balance with other oil soluble and anti-oxidant nutrients can be important.

about a month and a half ago
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Russian RD-180 Embargo Could Boost American Rocket Industry

harvey the nerd thankX (179 comments)

SpaceX and the American people thank you, Mr Putin.

about a month and a half ago
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NASA Names Gavin Schmidt Director of the Goddard Institute For Space Studies

harvey the nerd funding shortages (41 comments)

time to defund GISS. We don't need another CAGW religionista wasting money and air.

about a month and a half ago
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Why NASA's Budget "Victory" Is Anything But

harvey the nerd down spiral (267 comments)

another year of welfare-warfare waste, the USG pissing away our future whether Obamunist or Bush leaguers.

about 2 months ago
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Man Who Issued Securities For Bitcoins Settles With SEC

harvey the nerd SEC (56 comments)

The tech bubble ca 2000 and the mortgage fiasco were perfectly forseeable. Didn't notice SEC do much of anything meaningful before or after.

about 2 months ago
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Man Who Issued Securities For Bitcoins Settles With SEC

harvey the nerd the empire strikes back... (56 comments)

...we all know that issuers of fiat money and securities are not going to take bitcoin et al lying down. Ditto the tax man.

about 2 months ago
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Google To Spend $1 Billion On Fleet of Satellites

harvey the nerd last meal (170 comments)

Then they could also message NSA and military drones to beam guide something else down.

about 2 months ago
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Cambridge Company Unveils 3D Printed "Fruit"

harvey the nerd unhealthy (59 comments)

The ultimate processed food, printed to resemble the real thing. Many molecules of unprocessed, grown fruits and vegetables are quite different. These properties are as yet underappreciated as essential nutrients. 3D printing is a gee whiz menace from faster foods.

I knew a precocious 16 y.o. young girl in a great college, who later married a gourmet chef that made faux foods to delight her taste buds. She died before age 50 with chronic illness that I think reflects modern [lack of] nutrition.

about 2 months ago
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German Court Rules That You Can't Keep Compromising Photos After a Break-Up

harvey the nerd Re:Ridiculous (334 comments)

So when someone dies, the partnership is over and you are supposed to throw away the photos ???? F' that.
German courts are expanding petty cases into US sovereignty areas. F' that.
Attempting to micromanage all sexual relationships long distance is bad for human relations, my VHEMT point. F' that.

about 2 months ago
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German Court Rules That You Can't Keep Compromising Photos After a Break-Up

harvey the nerd VHEMT (334 comments)

Sieg heil. German judges must be closet members of the Voluntary Human Extinction Movement. Or maybe even the Involuntary version.

about 2 months ago

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