Archive for April 18th, 2015

April 18th, 2015 - 10:44 pm § in Misc.

Why more guns won’t make us safer

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April 18th, 2015 - 5:28 pm § in Misc.

THE-Ave Challenge: What Race Is This Politician?

A. Indian          G. Caribbean B. African         H. African American C. Jewish           I. Italian D. Arab              G. Pacific Islander E. British           H. Portuguese F. Turkish         I. Cuban  [...]

April 18th, 2015 - 3:32 pm § in Politics

Republican moralizer charged for slapping autistic boy

Jeanette Burrage is a moralizing rightwinger who, as a King County Superior Court judge, threatened female attorneys with contempt if they wore pants in her courtroom. These antics earned her the moniker “skirts judge.” Voters evicted her from that position in 2000, and refused to elect [...]

April 18th, 2015 - 2:26 pm § in Misc.

Obama (Finally) Coming Out Against Comcast Monopoly

  (from Engadget) It’s been more than a year since Comcast announced its plan to buy fellow cable giant Time Warner Cable in a $45 billion deal, but it still hasn’t received the blessings of various regulators. Now, word is leaking out from unnamed sources to Bloomberg and the New Y[...]

April 18th, 2015 - 10:19 am § in Misc.

Islamophobia on FACEBOOK

FACEBOOK Robert Porter Should students in our public schools be taught Islam/Muslim religion? YES. Teach them that Muhammad came in quite modern times and was unable to read or write and was unable to remember stories that he was told from the bible. An example is that he thought that Mary the mothe[...]

April 18th, 2015 - 9:44 am § in Misc.

WWID? How would Ike vote?


April 18th, 2015 - 3:41 am § in Misc.

US Government Building A Positronic Brain?

Will The NAS Build Asimov’s Brain? All current computers you and I use are based on lots of switches that go on and off ..the Xs and Os. Quantum computers .. using lots of different values .. would be hugely more powerful.  Imagine a chip where every switch can work in three dimensions, each [...]