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...

Blocking “push” Ads, Dual Routers, And Weather

Comparison of some weather applications and a note on how some Roku ads are blocked by a dual NAT gateway system Continue reading

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A Fence, A Brew, A DIY Economy Story

Some notes on DIY Brewing, Fence Building, and the comparative economics at high tax rates. Continue reading

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Trump Does Not Certify Iran Deal

De-certification of the Iran Nuclear Deal: Brilliant Negotiation tactic? End of the world as we know it? No Op? Ploy? Time will tell. Lord knows I can’t. Continue reading

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The Peculiar Greek Roots Of Modern Conflict

The grand sweep of 2500 years of history has a curious continuity in it and into our present geopolitics. Continue reading

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