Monthly Archives: October 2015

Antioxidants & Cancer: Read the studies carefully

When I first saw headlines of articles about how “could help spreading growth of cancer cells” by antioxidants, I initially thought, oh boy, another sacred cow of the nutrition scolds takes in on the chin. My first idea about this … Continue reading

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Twitter is in a death spiral

I’ve worked at a number of Silicon Valley startups and also mature major tech companies and there is one thing I’ve learned over those years – layoffs at a high tech company are the start of slow, sometimes fast, decline … Continue reading

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Come visit my blog

After quite a bit of manual twiddling I was able to get all my hits by country for this blog versus a list of the country domains now active in the Internet. Slightly less than half of those domains have … Continue reading

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You can’t fool Mother Nature

There used to be some product, margarine, IIRC, that had my title as their catchline in their commercials. So I’m reading an article about the severe mess in South Carolina, No, not the rains, but the absurd state of dam … Continue reading

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Lindsey Graham had to check his talking points

Despite the reboot of this blog to a lighter side I’m not totally going to avoid a little political snark, especially when it’s more amusing than disgusting as most news is these days. I learned from this article that when … Continue reading

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Hurrah for Jerry Brown!

News just in – Jerry Brown signed the assisted suicide law in California. It surprised a lot of people it even passed through the legislature (as did the pro-vax law, how come California can be sane when the rest of … Continue reading

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Comments on Self-help article of the day

Since the news is so universally depressing these days I’ve abandoned looking at it as a source of inspiration for my return to regular blogging. So I now look for some fluff pieces and see if I can poke a … Continue reading

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