Monthly Archives: September 2011

Reasons to dismiss me #2: You cannot both attract my attention and hide from me.

Me, at BloodhoundBlog: You cannot both attract my attention and hide from me. I learn a lot about the people I see from every opportunity I have to observe them. I have done this for my entire adult life, and … Continue reading

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Good news: Deploying a silicon/graphene sandwich could make flash memory better, faster and cheaper.

From Technology Review: Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, and one of the largest manufacturers of computer memory, Samsung, have created a new kind of flash memory that uses graphene—atom-thick sheets of pure carbon—along with silicon to store … Continue reading

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Good news: “Scientists are on the brink of radically expanding the span of a healthy life.”

From The Wall Street Journal: For as long as human beings have searched for the fountain of youth, they have also feared the consequences of extended life. Today we are on the cusp of a revolution that may finally resolve … Continue reading

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Good news: Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas may have worked out how to cut the federal government down to size.

From The Amerian Interest: Toobin, who disagrees strongly with Thomas about most matters constitutional, political and cultural, does a good job of showing why Thomas is a formidable judicial thinker. The interpretative concept of “originalism” is sometimes confounded with a … Continue reading

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