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Rich Bodo
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I know humans are somewhat adaptable, but adapting to an atmosphere with 1/3 the oxygen over 100 years could be challenging.
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I tend to believe that a whole lot of thoughtful people have been wondering what all that smoke might do to us since we invented fire. This article notices amateur climate change research in 1912

Climate Change: A Blast From the Past http://www.theenergycollective.com/davidhone/2377616/climate-change-a-blast-from-the-past
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New Incantation To Repair Cellular Service:

I hadn't had trouble with cellular data and voice for months. Inexplicably, even with full bars, cellular data and voice stopped working. Wifi was fine, FWIW.

After trying quite a few things, I came up with this incantation that fixes the issue. If you are having trouble, you can give it a shot:

Make sure cellular data is turned on
Make sure cellular data limits are all off
Make sure wifi is off
Turn on airplane mode
Turn off airplane mode
Reboot the phone
Give it a few minutes then test.
Turn wifi back on
Test again
If it doesn't work, call project fi support.

My notes are also here.



About this wiki page: These are my notes on project Fi. I am an early adopter of Fi for a variety of reasons I have outlined elsewhere. My short take is that Fi is interesting, important, and worth adopting during the beta if you can tolerate daily reboots. It's beta software right now ...
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Interesting article - terrible examples, but some really good points made.

One general point that it makes that I like:

"If you can’t differentiate between systems and analytical thinking, we should approach any conclusions you draw about a system as vastly complex as the economy with extreme caution."

http://www.fastcoexist.com/3056209/how-silicon-valley-could-solve-instead-of-cause-income-inequality
The self-styled brightest minds of our generation don't seem to want to touch one of the greatest challenges of our time.
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This TPP thing is a disaster. It's so bad that even the governments that are ratifying it will almost certainly suffer enough from it that they will gut it over time. But that might take years.

If you want to take a chance on internet activists to prevent a whole lot of unnecessary suffering, this is not a bad place to put five bucks (or five BTC). I found I had a lot of little bitcoin wallets laying about and consolidated them into a donation. Check your wallets.

https://donate.fightforthefuture.org/page-1/
Fight for the Future is dedicated to defending freedom of expression online, but we can't do it without your donations. Help us battle broadband monopolies, surveillance by governments and corporations alike, and overreaching copyright laws—donate today.
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Love, hard.

Science of Baking, In One Graphic http://lifehacker.com/the-science-of-baking-in-one-graphic-1773384162
Baking is a science as well an art, and the key to better baking is understanding the chemical forces at play. Thankfully this graphic explains all of those things.
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The fact that I am posting this months threat to net neutrality, gives me pause. I do think that I read about a new, well-funded threat to the "free" internet at least once a month. If we lose even one of them, it will take years to roll it back. This does not bode well for the next generations internet. We live in a golden age.



https://www.battleforthenet.com/?org=fftf&link_id=7&can_id=af17c982d941026c5e7feece28f66ce9
Zero rating is a ​*huge*​ net neutrality loophole. Don’t let Comcast sneak it through—file a complaint to the FCC.
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Inspiring story for anyone who believes science is a force for good.

I just found the blog of Matt Might.

Got there via this incredible story, with so many quotable quotes that I don't know where to start:

http://matt.might.net/articles/tenure/




Even before I got tenure, folks have told me they're “looking forward to an academic advice post on tenure.” From how to get a Ph.D. to monthly resolutions for grad students, I've found it easy to write academic posts on just about every topic. Except this one. I got tenure over a year ago, ...
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Interesting data point - the deep oceans are buffering heat generated by greenhouse effects (95+% of it) - possibly to be released on later generations. It hardly seems possible, but the article appears to suggest that some artificial mechanism for converting that energy to useful work would be preferable to the alternative - hot surface temps and storms.
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