Daily Archives: December 20, 2016

Hares, Damned Hares, and Statistics

I love hares. I love them fried, boiled, roasted, stuffed, and even wild being fruitful and multiplying. If I had a yard full of mature trees and they visited to nibble on a few seedlings I wouldn’t mind. If I … Continue reading

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Racism Triumphs With Trump

“Trump’s Cabinet is the whitest since George H.W. Bush’s. And yet, this omission seems particularly glaring given that Trump is beginning his administration after a campaign that established a singularly antagonistic relationship with America’s largest minority group. There is certainly … Continue reading

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France And Germany Get Free/Libre Open Source Software

“Industry in France and Germany should embrace open source, the governments of both countries say in the closing statement of the German-French digital conference in Berlin on 13 December. Open source is a key driver for digital innovation, the countries … Continue reading

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The End-times For USA

“Gun ownership has traditionally been associated with the right wing in America but the election of Donald Trump has prompted some left-wingers to join gun clubs – and even start preparing for the collapse of society.” See Why US liberals are … Continue reading

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