29 Reasons for 18-Year Temperature Stability

Posted on August 9, 2014

Updated list of 29 excuses for the 18 year ‘pause’ in global warming “If you can’t explain the ‘pause’, you can’t explain the cause” RSS satellite data showing the 18 year ‘pause’ of global warming     An updated list of at least 29 excuses for the 18 year ‘pause’ in global warming, including recent scientific […]

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IBM’s Brain on a Chip. They Call It TrueNorth. Good Choice.

Posted on August 8, 2014

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Scientists at IBM Research have created by far the most advanced neuromorphic (brain-like) computer chip to date. The chip, called TrueNorth, consists of 1 million programmable neurons and 256 million programmable synapses across 4096 individual neurosynaptic cores. Built on Samsung’s 28nm process and with a monstrous transistor count of 5.4 billion, this is one of […]

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TBNTF: Too Big Not to Fail

Posted on August 7, 2014

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by David Stockman Practically since the day Lehman went down in September 2008, Washington has been conducting a monumental farce. It has been pretending to uncover the causes of the thundering financial crisis which struck that month and to enact measures insuring that it would never happen again. In fact, however, official policy has done […]

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Individual Investors Are Steadily Abandoning Stocks — Wisely

Posted on August 6, 2014

From Zero Hedge: Of particular note to me is how investment professionals are experiencing markets. What does it mean to be a professional investor or investment advisor in the Golden Age of the Central Banker? Two observations surprised me, and I believe they’re connected. First, when I had these conversations six months ago I would […]

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“Pssst. What’s the Password?”

Posted on August 6, 2014

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A Russian group has hacked 1.2 billion usernames and passwords belonging to more than 500 million email addresses, according to Hold Security – a US firm specialising in discovering breaches. Hold Security described the hack as the “largest data breach known to date”. It claimed the stolen information came from more than 420,000 websites, including […]

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More Bad News from Afghanistan

Posted on August 6, 2014

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Civilians increasingly find themselves under fire as the 2001 U.S.-led war draws to a close, as Afghan forces take the lead in operations targeting the Taliban. The civilian death toll in the war in Afghanistan rose 17 percent for the first half of this year, the United Nations reported in July. The U.N. said 1,564 […]

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