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...

Where To Get Older Linux Releases

A place to save some links to sites serving up Vintage version of Linux. Why? Because older equipment needs older drivers, and newer leases often deprecate older drivers. Continue reading

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What’s With The Smoking Airbus?

Does Airbus have a Smoky Cabin problem? Continue reading

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There’s an App for That – disable Tab Tearing in Firefox

A nice app / add-on to stop a stupid developer from screwing with my life and wasting my time with ‘tear off’ tabs… Continue reading

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5 Degrees in 10 Degrees

An interesting Sea Surface Temperature map from the U.S. Navy shows aspects of what actually drives temperature. It isn’t a gas. Continue reading

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Faux Pas ou Faux Snobisme

Ms. Trumps speech and the left wing wind up over it. As the stomach turns… Continue reading

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ARM – Arm Holdings Takeover and Open CPUs

Softbank buys Arm Holdings for a 47%-ish premium. So who’s Softbank? And what does this mean to CPU chips for all sorts of gizmos like the Raspberry Pi? Continue reading

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Gluten or FODMAP?

Is Glutin the cause of wheat sensitivity, or is it a marker for other things? FODMAP is a list of those things. Continue reading

Posted in Biology Biochem, Food | 10 Comments