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Gary Longsine
Works at Intrinsic Security, Inc.
Attended University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Lives in Missoula, Montana
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Proteins work like rigid keys to activate cellular functions — or so everyone thought. Scientists are discovering a huge number of proteins that shape-shift to do their work, upending a century-old maxim of biology. https://www.quantamagazine.org/20170118-disordered-proteins/
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"Scientists have used an imaging technique to reconstruct the brain architecture and neural networks of the thylacine—better known as the Tasmanian tiger—an extinct carnivorous marsupial native to Tasmania. The study, published in PLOS ONE, used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) to scan postmortem specimens of two thylacine brain specimens, both of which were about 100 years old.
The results, when compared to the Tasmanian tiger's closest living relative, the Tasmanian devil, suggest that the larger-brained thylacine had more cortex devoted to planning and decision-making".
Scientists have used an imaging technique to reconstruct the brain architecture and neural networks of the thylacine—better known as the Tasmanian tiger—an extinct carnivorous marsupial native to Tasmania. The study, ...
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Perhaps the most cynical view of America ever put to lyrical verse.  Civilization really does have enemies, but this perspective should be pondered to remind us to exercise caution in our defense of it.  

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When a balloon bursts, it doesn’t just simply burst. New high-speed camera footage shows that they either snap cleanly open or become covered in many cracks, depending on the stresses within the skin.
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"Our politicians may deny it. Our corporations may deny it. And even the secretary of state and the president may deny it. But denying it doesn't change reality. The Earth is warming; we are the cause; the consequences are severe and increasing; it's up to all of us to do something about it. Even with La Niña in place for 2017, global temperature levels are likely to never sink back to the 20th century average, not for a single year in the 21st century. The Earth belongs to us all, including all the humans who'll come after us. If we have any hope of taking care of it, it has to start with accepting the truth. Even if it's inconvenient." http://www.forbes.com/sites/startswithabang/2017/01/18/climate-science-isnt-political-lying-about-it-is/#425f2413f854
The 2016 climate results are in. If you think the Earth isn't warming, welcome to the facts.
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The latest climate findings hint at a bad-news, good-news situation for us folks in the Pacific Northwest.
Climate researchers saythat 2016 was the hottest year on record, globally speaking, and that Seattle could become a rare bright spot for mild weather.
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"Scientists are planning to send a deep-space probe to a metal asteroid, enabling them to see what is believed to be a planetary core. Psyche, an asteroid orbiting the sun between Mars and Jupiter, is made almost entirely of nickel-iron metal".
Scientists are planning to send a deep-space probe to a metal asteroid, enabling them to see what is believed to be a planetary core. Psyche, an asteroid orbiting the sun between Mars and Jupiter, is made almost entirely of nickel-iron metal.
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Back in September, I wrote about Warwick University Student Union’s decision to disinvite Maryam Namazie from a speaking engagement. Outrage ensued on social media, not to mention a few high profil…
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A 3-dimensional cubical lattice

When you drive past a farm with plants in a rectangular grid, you'll see flickering lines as they momentarily line up in various ways.  Here you can see that in 3 dimensions.

If you were standing in a rotating space filled with dots, one dot at each point with integer coordinates, this is what you'd see.

It's all about number theory.  Suppose you have a farm with one plant at each point (x,y) where x and y are integers.  Then you'll clearly see lines of plants with slopes y/x when y and x are small integers.  So, slopes like 0/1, 1/1, 1/2, 2/3 and so on.   There will also be lines where y and x are large integers, but these will be harder to see.

The same sort of thing happens in 3 dimensions.  See all the ways the dots line up?

But notice, you're not shooting past these dots like driving past a farm.  The dots in front are moving left.  The dots in back are moving right!  

So, I think these dots are actually rotating around a vertical axis.  If take a dot that's not too close, and not too far, and follow it with your eye, you can see it go round and round!  It's a bit hard to do, but it's fun to try.

This image is one of "Charlie's daily sketches":

http://bigblueboo.tumblr.com/post/110725892760/drift-matrix
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If you're a friend, or business associate (not a spammer) feel free to contact me.  
cell:  (202) 330-1037

You can email me by sending to gary@ either of my domains,
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   intrinsicSecurity.com for security consulting services.

Here's a bio somebody else wrote about me:

A successful serial entrepreneur and consultant, Gary has helped his clients save millions of dollars and achieve other objectives with information systems. He’s spent more than twenty years advising chiefs of both cabinet-level government agencies and Fortune 500 private firms, always to their benefit. With skills that transcend the technological realm, Gary has helped bring an understanding of ROI to the analysts, and insight into technological issues to the executive board room. He has made a career of bridging gaps with insight and acumen, always with an eye on new angles, and better solutions.

Education: B.A. in Economics, International Affairs, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, with a Minor in Conflict Resolution

Fields of Experience: Large-Scale Enterprise and Program Management, Scalable Security Architectures, Secure Code Development, Lifecycle Security for Web 2.0 Deployment, and Business Mission Consultation
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information architecture and information security consultant
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  • Intrinsic Security, Inc.
    information architecture and information security consultant, present
  • illumineX, inc.
  • PLATINUM technology, inc.
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Podunk, Nebraska - Minneapolis, Minnesota - Washington, D.C. - Des Moines, Iowa