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Brian Olson
Computer Wizard. Maker. Dancer. Acrobat.
Computer Wizard. Maker. Dancer. Acrobat.
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I want the next human landing on Luna or Mars to be a colony ship.

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Plants need CO2 to grow, but more CO2 makes them just bulk up on cheap carbs. I'd guess the American diet of refined carbs outweighs the CO2 effect; but globally and ecologically this sounds like it could be a big deal. #endcoal #endoil #wind #solar
http://www.politico.com/agenda/story/2017/09/13/food-nutrients-carbon-dioxide-000511

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This is a failure of establishment Democratic Party politics.
They ask for money for months to 'fight gerrymandering', and they put it into standard election campaign crap.
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Something changed in about 1980 that makes the rich richer and takes from everyone else.
Here’s a mathematical model for a population and wealth inequality outcomes. You can tweak a number to get a progressive wealth redistribution of varying sizes (from sum of all effects: taxes, charity, etc.). So what’s that number to get the current distribution of wealth inequality? negative
According to this model, the sum of economic and social forces are pushing down people below average and transferring their wealth up to people above average.
https://ergodicityeconomics.com/2017/08/14/wealth-redistribution-and-interest-rates/

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A science journalist (space and meteorology) I like writes about his experience of Houston and Harvey:
https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/08/this-is-probably-the-worst-us-flood-storm-ever-and-ill-never-be-the-same/

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I used a pinhole box and a raspberry pi to make a timelapse of the eclipse.

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