Monthly Archives: August 2020


Updated, 2020-08-31, 13:30 EDT A bit of an apology … I was working to produce a couple of more blog posts and had hoped to have one out, reporting on the uncertainty clouds for the phase plane plots of COVID-19 … Continue reading

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Origins of “modern” hypothesis testing

In their interesting article for CHANCE from July 2020, Debra Boka and Harold Wainer cite, in a footnote, that: In 1710, Dr John Arbuthnot used the number and sex of christenings listed at the bottom of the Bills to prove … Continue reading

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Professor Mark Z Jacobson on 100% zero Carbon energy, at North County Climate Change Alliance

With respect to some of the comments below the video: Comment: thinks that 100 million $ from ExxonMobil to fund Stanford and Mark Jacobsens research weakens public trust in his research results. Response: This report at same site … Continue reading

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“Noam Chomsky wants you to vote for Joe Biden and then haunt his dreams”

At Ink. You compare those forces, and it looks like, How could this even be a struggle? But that’s the wrong measure. There are people, and they make a difference. We can go back to my favorite philosopher, David Hume. … Continue reading

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Isaias and Oak Island, NC

h/t to Professor Rob Young, Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines at Western Carolina University, via LinkedIn.

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