Category Archives: History

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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Climate Hustle

On May 2nd, CFACT’s groundbreaking film Climate Hustle will be shown in movie theaters across the United States for a special one-night event. Anthony Watts, Chico Weatherman and the host of Watts Up With That the most viewed climate change blog … Continue reading

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Volcanos and Climate Change

It is not clear why, but when the earth cools and sunspots are at their minimum, volcanic activity on earth seems to increase, especially super volcanos that leave a significant eruption signature. See graphic below: The most dangerous super volcano … Continue reading

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California Drought Report #51: El Niño-enhanced storm track on horizon

The Weather West blog has a long discussion of the evolving El Niño weather pattern, concluding: It’s worth noting that seasonal forecasts have strongly hinted at precisely this evolution [Enhanced Asian Jetstream] for many months now–showing a dry autumn, and … Continue reading

Posted in California, Drought, History, Local, Uncategorized

Disclosure – I have left the County.

I was born in Nevada County in 1938 and grew up there and in Idaho until I joined the Air Force in 1960. I returned to Nevada County after 20 years in the Air Force retiring as a LtCol in … Continue reading

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California Drought Report #7

The WeatherBELL Saturday Summary, with Joe Bastardi,  has some encouraging words for Californian’s impacted by the drought. With a weak El Niño in the Pacific, Joe is predicting near or above normal rain fall over the next 9 months in … Continue reading

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Your Car Connected to the Internet

In 1996 I gave a presentation to an intelligent vehicle highway systems conference in Vancouver Canada. I concluded my presentation with a prediction that some day every car would have an IP address. I was laughed off the stage. Another … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, History, Human Behavior | 2 Comments