Monthly Archives: January 2014

Seiko Astron GPS Solar Limited Edition SAST029

My 25th wedding anniversary is coming up this summer and my wife wants to get me a watch. I think I just found the top candidate. Seiko Astron GPS Solar Limited Edition SAST029. Advertisements

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Wind chill critique: What do the numbers really mean?

The numbers reported for wind chill are far from perfect, but this Daniel Engber guy has his head up his ass (he won’t feel the wind chill up there). The wind chill does measure how cold it feels since it … Continue reading

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I May Be 50, but Don’t Call Me a Boomer – NYTimes.com

I am technically a boomer, but never identified with them (I was born in 1963). This article sums up nicely why. I May Be 50, but Don’t Call Me a Boomer – NYTimes.com.

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The Allure and Quick Fix of the Full-Pay Foreign Student – Commentary – The Chronicle of Higher Education

This article discusses some of my concerns regarding the great increase in international students at American universities. One quote from the article: So, are Chinese families getting their money’s worth? It depends on whether colleges invest time and resources to … Continue reading

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A Lonely Quest for Facts on Genetically Modified Crops – NYTimes.com

Interesting to see the left embrace GMOs the way the right has embraced global warming (and evolution). No amount of science will sway these people from their beliefs. It’s like a religion for them. A Lonely Quest for Facts on Genetically … Continue reading

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You Have the Right to Stay Out of Jail

You Have the Right to Stay Out of Jail.

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OS X Tools I Use: Email and Browsers

I have been meaning to put together some posts outlining the tools I use daily or weekly to get my work done. I thought I would do just that by starting with email and web browsing. I will get to … Continue reading

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