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Thursday Throughput for 9/12/19

I don’t think there are enough exclamation points out there for me to express how gob-smacking this is.

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Thursday Throughput for 8/1/19

I’m not one of the “we have 12 years to save the planet” doomsayers. But it does feel like we are approaching an inflection point. We will survive; but our options for how we will survive are narrowing rapidly.

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Thursday Throughput for July 18, 2019

People talk about American Greatness. Well, astrophysics, if I do say so myself, is one the places where America is truly great.

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Tech Tuesday – Spooky Action Edition

To be honest, this is the first I’ve heard of Octonions, and when I first read the title, I wasn’t entirely certain they weren’t talking about a layered root vegetable.

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Thursday Throughput for July 4, 2019

This has happened to me. More than once. In her defense, I think she was probably just nervous. So I post it more for amusement than mocking.

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Thursday Throughput for 5/23/19

When people’s children are more likely to survive, they have fewer of them. This is a great triumph of the modern era.

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Ways of Knowing

Spare us the girlish delicacy. Science belongs to us already.

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Tech Tuesday

This is why I love science. As much as I love the new tech, and interesting designs, and fun bits of analysis, in the end, it’s the potential of that bleeding edge to upend everything we think we know.

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Ordinary World: Throwback Thursday

Over ten years, Ordinary Times has over 15K posts. Here are a few that you should check out, and are interesting today in hindsight.

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Tech Tuesday 1/29/19 – Cool Sounds Edition

Overall, I support using drones and robots for aircraft inspections, as long as the software that is evaluating the sensor feed is more capable than a person at spotting an issue. I’ve done these kinds of inspections, on hovercraft and airliners, and it can be mind numbing.

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