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A Nobel Prize? Or Wool Over the Eyes?

18 Jun 2021 9 minute read 5 comments Seth Carter

I'm an economist-in-training. More specifically, I'm a PhD researcher and student in economics trying to gain the skills I'll need to become a professional. Most of the time, this process consists of me making numerous and embarrassing mistakes that...

Bandwidth Explosion: 800 Gigabit Ethernet, links

17 Jun 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Powell Quesne

Bandwidth Explosion: "An optical solution that uses four 200 Gbps wavelength lanes to reach 800 GbE." Read. "Of more than 9,000 satellites sent into orbit since 1957, SpaceX has already deployed 1,677." Read. "Promising advances in rocket propulsion"...

How to Change the Opinion of one Believing in a Conspiracy Theory

15 Jun 2021 1 minute read 0 comments trutle

Flat earth, anti-vaccination, fake moon landing, the great reset... conspiracy theories run this world at an ever rapid rate of growth, like the covid-19 vaccine conspiracy theory, which has been loved by conspiracy theorists all around the world, bu...

ERCOT..... Whoa is yee.....

15 Jun 2021 1 minute read 2 comments Cje95

After the big freeze that happened across Texas in February that crippled the electrical grid Texas's Grid operators were put on the hot seat to get this issue fixed. While rolling power outages might be common or at least heard of in other states in...

The Potential Connection Between Mass Shooters and Untreated Mental Illnesses

14 Jun 2021 3 minute read 1 comment LateToTheParty

Introduction Mass shootings are extremely tragic. Innocent people get harmed and killed for no good reason, and their families are left to mourn their loved ones. If they are fortunate enough, they can seek and get justice against the perpetrator(s)...

Unwanted Guests - Gypsy Moth Caterpillars

14 Jun 2021 4 minute read 0 comments tych0_21

The European Gypsy Moth (Lymantria dispar dispar) is a species of moth introduced to North America in the 1860s and has since become one of the most notorious pest species in the deciduous forests of Northeastern North America. Unfortunately, the sp...

Seeking Truth

14 Jun 2021 6 minute read 1 comment The Archivist

When you dream, can you tell you are dreaming? How do you tell what is true and what is not? Do you honestly listen to the opposite view and suspend your disbelief in order to see things differently? How do you tell if the opposite view you've found...

Introducing... "Bitcoin Mars"

13 Jun 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Powell Quesne

"CHAINSPLIT!" It's a rim howler, alright. It's not just a distant, ghostly, undifferentiated whine anymore. He can hear the regular scooping of the thing's initial roar through his space helmet. The wall has to be right in front of him now, just beyo...

Space News: Branson Determined to Beat Bezos to Space, China's First Crewed Mission in 4 Years, and More!

13 Jun 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Cje95

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic Richard Branson is not going to do down without a fight.... Branson is widely known as the billionaire who likes to break world record for fun. He created Virgin Galactic to ferry people to the edge of space and allo...

Dunes of Mars and Titan, links

12 Jun 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Powell Quesne

Giant flexoelectricity: "This theory engineers a connection between electricity and mechanical motion in soft rubber-like materials." Read. "This ability to keep materials cool during ion diffusion could have a wide range of applications. In the exam...