Author Archives: E.M.Smith

About E.M.Smith

A technical managerial sort interested in things from Stonehenge to computer science. My present "hot buttons' are the mythology of Climate Change and ancient metrology; but things change...

Sensitivity Training Is Evil

Sensitivity Training creates bias where there is none. It teaches people to see ‘bad things’ where there is innocence. It is an evil. Perhaps that is the design. Who knows. Continue reading

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Tides, Vectors, Scalars, Arctic Flushing, and Resonance

A brief look at why ignoring the direction of lunar tide forces is a bad idea, and why just looking at the size of the scalar portion is not the path to understanding. Continue reading

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Gee, siting problems and intrument error in sea level gauges

What kind of “issues” plague sea level rise trend creation? Are the data clean? The instruments well placed and maintained? Not so much… Continue reading

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Some notes on Geopolymer, cement, clay bricks unfired, and DIY

How to make your own cement, liquid stones, and some papers showing it is catching on, and how to do it. Continue reading

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Nordic Bronze Age Warm Period

Viking Scandinavia in the Bronze Age was a nice and warm place. Continue reading

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