Category Archives: Analysis

Green Screen Review: How America Gave Up on Change

Harvard Business Review interviewed Tyler Cowen about his latest book, on how America has given up on change. “In his last book, economist Tyler Cowen wrote about how machine intelligence could change the world. In his new book, The Complacent … Continue reading

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California Drought Report #83: California Drought History

In seeking more information on the potential for more drought following the current floods, I ran across some additional drought information in this study: Klamath/San Joaquin/Sacramento Hydroclimatic Reconstructions from Tree Rings, February 7, 2014, David M. Meko, Connie A. Woodhouse, … Continue reading

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Green Screen Review #22: Can GSI Survive the Long Game?

Top-tier video game developers, your so-called Triple-A shops, aren’t wasting their time on creating the next GTA V or Mass Effect for Oculus Rift, the virtual reality headset start-up owned by Facebook. The customer pool isn’t deep enough to make … Continue reading

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HAPPY INAUGURATION DAY

Hat Tip to Instapundit via Francis Turner  

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California Drought Report #77: Some relief but more snow needed

The California Weather Blog has this assessment: Season-to-date assessment: drought relief across much of CA, but more needed As we near the end of 2016, just how has California fared over the past several months in the midst of a … Continue reading

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Matt Ridley: Global Warming Versus Global Greening

This is a most interesting examination of global warming by Matt Ridley, speaking at the UK Climate Policy Foundation. Ridley is a British journalist, businessman and author of popular science books. He is known to be a “lukewarmer” but is dedicated … Continue reading

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California Drought Report #74: “The Blob” returns to the North Pacific, and La Niña is fizzling

Note:  According to Bob Tisdale writing at Watts Up With That the blob has disappeared. More details HERE.  We will have to wait to see if the La Niña will reappear. Stay tuned. The California Weather Blog has more details: … Continue reading

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