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### Securing the US Electrical Grid

I read it at first that he was advocating for burying the lines. Or constructing the poles out of Adamantium.

I never read it as the OP wanted to do away with electricity. His only slant seems to be anti-Power Company.

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### Is Remote Instruction the Future of College?

Re:Getting it very wrong (81 comments)

Since we're on personal anecdotes, that's great that it worked for you, but if you want to guarantee that N people learn some baseline

independent study and problem solving

skills, then the OP's observation is move valid IMHO.

about a month and a half ago
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### For Half, Degrees In Computing, Math, Or Stats Lead To Other Jobs

Re:~50% have no degree... (174 comments)

In addition, people with a B.S. or B.A. (or even M.S., M.A.) in a Non-STEM field. (I.E. English, etc)

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### If Immigration Reform Is Dead, So Is Raising the H-1B Cap

Re:Simplest way to deal with H1 Visas (341 comments)

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