Monthly Archives: February 2013

QuickReaction, Thursday-3

Groupon, how much longer can they keep the scam going? I always thought Groupon was a scam Ponzi scheme, but what do I know. Clearly underwriters and early investors (who bailed) and stock analysis know better so all of you … Continue reading

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QuickReaction, Wednesday-4

What’s the point at Yahoo? Cancelling the telecommuting option at Yahoo makes little sense given the standard POV toward telecommuting. As a former telecommuter (1500 miles from office, 8000 miles from team) and working with a large number of other … Continue reading

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Applied Nate Silver – Disaster! Not Believable – 1

Subsequent data has proven that last Sunday’s weight was an outlier, but now the question is what should I do about all my analysis? So first let’s look at the proof it was such an outlier. I’ve now got three … Continue reading

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QuickReaction, Monday-3

Firefox (finally) fights back against ads: Needless to say ads are getting really insidious on the Net. Way back in the dark ages when people were debating about how to finance the Net naturally ads became the dominant idea and … Continue reading

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Weird and scary WordPress.com feature

Is this really what happens? I created a post with a URL to a post in another website entirely. Then I was checking my stats and noticed that URL was a referer [sic] to my post. I checked that website … Continue reading

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ENCODE revisited

I ended up with a much longer comment (to my own post) dealing with a newer view about ENCODE than I’d expected and really the comment is more like a post, so here’s a way to find it. One of … Continue reading

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QuickReaction – reaction

I actually like doing this kind of post but it appears they get less views and definitely less likes than other types so one might conclude this is a bad blogging technique. Now given each is many different subjects and … Continue reading

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