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Some Light Reading October 10, 2007

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The Day After–What do we do if we get hit.
Review of Legacy of Ashes.
Zillow–an online real estate assessment tool.
Che Guevara–Not such a good guy after all.
Killer Web Comic.

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Articles of Interest May 26, 2007

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My list of catch-up reading:

Links for the Day April 9, 2007

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Clauswitz in Wonderland from the Hoover Institute.

Random Links March 23, 2007

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Consciousness and its Implications.

Michael Yon: Tabula Rasa.

Excerpts:  Stephen King On Writing.

DARPA Today March 14, 2007

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Wired article on some of the new stuff coming out of DARPA.

Links For The Day March 13, 2007

Posted by nukemhill in Environment, General Interest, General Programming, Politics (Ghahh!), WoT.
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The Great Global Warming Swindle.

Congressional Report: Pre-war Intelligence on Iraq’s WMDs.

University of Illinois–Urbana: Networking Syllabus & Slides.

Samizdata: Thoughts on China’s Future (’06) March 9, 2007

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Related to the ‘Shanghai Flu’ we caught last week.  Some speculation from early last year about the Chinese market and banking systems.  If the system is truly this corrupt, does the world economy stand a chance?

RTWT.

Benefits of the New Deal February 7, 2007

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Here is a great article in the Wall Street Journal about the mixed bag we’ve inherited from Roosevelt’s New Deal.

Here’s a list, in case the article goes behind a wall, of some of the sources:

I have absolutely no idea when I’ll be able to read all this, but they certainly seem worth it.

The Oil Drum: Sustainable Energy January 29, 2007

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Long article at The Oil Drum about what it will take to have sustainable energy.  Includes a brief, but telling, discussion about the politics behind our current policies.

RWT.

Cal & Tony Voted into the Hall Today January 9, 2007

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Well deserved by both.  Here’s a great (if too short) article in SI (Verducci) about both.  I think he captures the essence of what made both of them so appealing as stars.  They both are both loquacious and knowledgeable.  An Irrepressible combination.

It would be interesting to see a series of articles on the two.  Exploring what makes them unique, but a pair, at the same time.