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...

Because Trimming Trees Is So Hard

PG&E Cuts power when it is windy… Who needs to drive when the wind blows… Continue reading

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W.O.O.D. 14 October 2018

Weekly Occasional Open Discussion for 14 October 2018 Continue reading

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Why The Electrification Big Con?

Speculation that the whole push to electrify cars & such is due to Europe having a big oil import problem that’s getting worse. Continue reading

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Jordan Petersen – Marxism and the Pareto Principle

Marxism is ignorant of the Pareto Principle ( 80 / 20 rule) and so tilts at windmills attempting to change what is immutable. Continue reading

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