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...

Is The Average Variation Of Clouds CO2?

Is the average variation in cloud causing changes of temperature, or CO2? If it can be clearly shown that cloud variation caused large temperature changes, then does that mean it isn’t CO2? How does CO2 change clouds, and if it doesn’t, what importance can it have? Continue reading

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Dear God I Hope He’s Wrong – But “Hope Is Not A Strategy”

A disturbing prognostication about the future that “fits the known facts” and where I can’t find a fatal flaw, despite my hope to find one. Continue reading

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Thank You UPS – a DILF Moment, maybe…

It is amusing how life doesn’t repeat, but it very much does rhyme… Continue reading

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HDCP & Paranoid Copy Protection Wires

Adventures in HDMI / HDCP “copy protection” land, and how that will make support for computers in an AV setting a Royal Hell for desktop support I.T. folks. Continue reading

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Shooting of Republican Congressional Baseball Practice

Open Thread for the shooting of Congressional Republican baseball practice in Virginia. Continue reading

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Indulging A Fantasy Conspiracy Theory

A brief indulgence of a Conspiracy Theory Fantasy, well suited to a novel plot. Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Votes For Statehood & Nobody Cares

Puerto Rico voted to become a State. Nobody cares much one way or the other. Continue reading

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