Re: Thank you!

2004-06-07 Thread Rceeberger
A rpm updated this facility for security reasons ___ http://www.mccmedia.com/mailman/listinfo/brin-l

Re: Moses was high on drugs: Israeli researcher

2008-03-05 Thread Rceeberger
On 3/5/2008 6:22:52 PM, Julia Thompson ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Wed, 5 Mar 2008, William T Goodall wrote: Barks like a duck Maru. Shouldn't that be quacks like a cat? Somebody pass me the drugs. This thread is going that way. xponent Reality Avoidance Maru rob

Keith Henson freed

2008-03-06 Thread Rceeberger
http://www.brantfordexpositor.ca/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=930926 As reported on Digg and alt.religion.scientology. xponent The News Maru rob ___ http://www.mccmedia.com/mailman/listinfo/brin-l

Anonymous Song

2008-03-12 Thread Rceeberger
This is great. A treat for fans of Portal and enemies of the COS alike. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYKApdn1e7o This was a triumph. I'm making a note here: HUGE SUCCESS. It's hard to overstate Our satisfaction. Anonymous legion We do what we must Because we can. For the good of all of us.

Brin: The Latest In Dolphin Technology

2008-03-16 Thread Rceeberger
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWOmRAhkPNg How can they do this to those poor animals? xponent Moar Lulz Maru rob ___ http://www.mccmedia.com/mailman/listinfo/brin-l

Re: Brin: The Latest In Dolphin Technology

2008-03-16 Thread Rceeberger
On 3/16/2008 10:29:19 PM, David Brin ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: this showed a scientology minister at a city council meeting. What dolphins? Oh Crap! Xenu made me do it! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbfDUN2WYXs --- Rceeberger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: http://www.youtube.com/watch

Re: Brin: Singularities, Nightmares, and Japanese Sci-Fi

2008-03-29 Thread Rceeberger
On 3/29/2008 2:35:36 PM, David Brin ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: I exclude positive intervention in order to let them - or God - off the hook. There is (1) no evidence for such events and (b) had others the power to intervent, there have been mega tragedies they could have helped us to avoid.

Re: Brin: Singularities, Nightmares, and Japanese Sci-Fi

2008-03-29 Thread Rceeberger
On 3/29/2008 8:10:19 PM, Charlie Bell ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On 30/03/2008, at 6:35 AM, David Brin wrote: What I am trying to learn more about is the rising KOREAN sci fi film renaissance. Indeed. I watched The Host a couple of nights ago. Fun mutant monster romp (but not of the

Somebody deosn't like Brin-L

2008-04-01 Thread Rceeberger
Apparently, one of our former listmembers holds a long standing grudge. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yu_moia-oVI You have been rickrolled! LOLwut? xponent April Fools Maru rob ___

Re: Somebody deosn't like Brin-L

2008-04-01 Thread Rceeberger
On 4/1/2008 7:54:28 PM, David Hobby ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Rceeberger wrote: Apparently, one of our former listmembers holds a long standing grudge. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yu_moia-oVI ... You mean you? : ) ... You have been rickrolled! Does it count if I left

Re: Somebody deosn't like Brin-L

2008-04-02 Thread Rceeberger
On 4/1/2008 10:00:32 PM, Nick Arnett ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Tue, Apr 1, 2008 at 4:39 PM, Rceeberger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Apparently, one of our former listmembers holds a long standing grudge. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yu_moia-oVI Yer goin' on moderation, buddy

RE: April Fool's 2008

2008-04-02 Thread Rceeberger
On 4/2/2008 1:51:44 PM, Jim Sharkey ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Julia Thompson wrote: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/April_1%2C_2008 Highlights a Ninjas vs. Pirates Magic: The Gathering expansion I was terribly disappointed when I realized what day it was. I think a Pirates vs. Ninjas duel

Re: Somebody deosn't like Brin-L

2008-04-02 Thread Rceeberger
On 4/2/2008 5:52:59 AM, Charlie Bell ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On 02/04/2008, at 8:32 PM, Rceeberger wrote: On 4/1/2008 10:00:32 PM, Nick Arnett ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Tue, Apr 1, 2008 at 4:39 PM, Rceeberger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Apparently, one of our former listmembers

Memristor: Missing Fourth Electronic Circuit Element

2008-04-30 Thread Rceeberger
http://blog.wired.com/gadgets/2008/04/scientists-prov.html Researchers at HP Labs have built the first working prototypes of an important new electronic component that may lead to instant-on PCs as well as analog computers that process information the way the humain brain does. The new

Re: Portal (was Re: A videogame that will make William happy)

2008-06-07 Thread Rceeberger
On 6/6/2008 1:29:45 PM, Jim Sharkey ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Dave Land wrote: I just finished Portal with my son: it's a fun, short puzzle game, kind of a first-person-shooter where you don't shoot anything living. I'm sure that would ruin it for Call of Duty or GTA fans. The Orange

Re: Intimidation via libel

2008-06-09 Thread Rceeberger
On 6/9/2008 1:38:44 AM, Charlie Bell ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On 09/06/2008, at 12:48 PM, Andrew Crystall wrote: It's his blog and he can set whatever rules he wants on it. I'm sure your boycott will really bother him a lot :-) William; Your not bothering to stand up and say

Re: Intimidation via libel

2008-06-09 Thread Rceeberger
On 6/9/2008 6:54:35 AM, Charlie Bell ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On 09/06/2008, at 7:24 PM, Rceeberger wrote: Certainly, he actually believes it is a religion. In some ways, and to some people, it is. Some people think the Earth is flat, but that does not make it so. It's still a perverse

Re: Intimidation via libel

2008-06-09 Thread Rceeberger
On 6/9/2008 7:41:44 AM, William T Goodall ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On 9 Jun 2008, at 10:24, Rceeberger wrote: On 6/9/2008 1:38:44 AM, Charlie Bell ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: I'm sure that if you asked what William's opinion is of Scientology itself, he'll say it's just like any

Re: Intimidation via libel

2008-06-09 Thread Rceeberger
On 6/9/2008 5:55:35 PM, Ronn! Blankenship ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: At 05:34 PM Monday 6/9/2008, Rceeberger wrote: On 6/9/2008 6:54:35 AM, Charlie Bell ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On 09/06/2008, at 7:24 PM, Rceeberger wrote: Certainly, he actually believes it is a religion

Tribute

2008-07-18 Thread Rceeberger
In case you missed this on VH1 last night, an almost perfect rendition with great fidelity. If you can catch a rerun of this your ears will love you. http://youtube.com/watch?v=AIOWGFtVGlg xponent I Recommend Maru rob ___

Re: Limericks (was Re: Greg Bear)

2008-08-22 Thread Rceeberger
On 8/22/2008 9:57:51 AM, Jim Sharkey ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: This is one of my favorites: There was a young woman from Tottingham Who had no manners or else had forgotten 'em At tea at the Vicar's She took off her knickers Because, she explained, she felt hot in 'em By the by, I

Re: Sore losers

2008-08-26 Thread Rceeberger
On 8/26/2008 9:27:15 PM, Jon Louis Mann ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Because if you assign 3 points for gold, 2 for silver and 1 point for bronze, then the crybaby yanks lost to china, and that is unacceptable to the American chauvinist, patriotic, jingoist, dogmatic, nationalistic media.

Re: Sore losers

2008-08-26 Thread Rceeberger
On 8/26/2008 11:42:10 PM, Olin Elliott ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Because if you assign 3 points for gold, 2 for silver and 1 point for bronze, then the crybaby yanks lost to china, and that is unacceptable to the American chauvinist, patriotic, jingoist, dogmatic, nationalistic media.

Re: Sore losers

2008-08-27 Thread Rceeberger
On 8/27/2008 12:10:37 AM, Warren Ockrassa ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Aug 26, 2008, at 9:49 PM, Rceeberger wrote: You have a weird perspective. It isn't that America is moving down, it is that so many are moving up into our realm. Beg to differ. In the last three or so decades we've

Re: Sore losers

2008-08-27 Thread Rceeberger
On 8/27/2008 6:11:29 AM, Alberto Monteiro ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: William T Goodall wrote: So why are the Americans counting total medals instead of golds for the olympics? And why the innuendo about Usain Bolt as long as he's clean? And the manufactured fuss about miming during

Re: Sore losers

2008-08-27 Thread Rceeberger
On 8/27/2008 7:21:50 AM, Alberto Monteiro ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: xponent wrote: You should see what's happening here. We failed miserably where we were expected to win gold medals: soccer (both genders), beach volleyball (both genders) and volleyball (male). Of these, only the

Re: Cryonics

2008-09-03 Thread Rceeberger
On 9/3/2008 4:32:08 PM, Jon Louis Mann ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: snip (re Pascal's Wager) I'm placing my bet on cryonics... That's interesting. I didn't know there were any others of us freezer folks on this list. Keith i guess it's just you and i, keith... i haven't run into the

Re: 08:00 UTC

2008-09-10 Thread Rceeberger
On 9/10/2008 9:09:27 PM, Julia Thompson ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Wed, 10 Sep 2008, xponentrob wrote: - Original Message - From: Ronn! Blankenship [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Killer Bs Discussion brin-l@mccmedia.com Sent: Wednesday, September 10, 2008 3:05 AM Subject: 08:00 UTC

Re: Storm watch

2008-09-12 Thread Rceeberger
On 9/12/2008 4:47:30 PM, Jon Louis Mann ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: OK, I'm going to do one more thing that *has* to be done before 5:30, and then I'm going to start hauling toys furniture into the garage. The last thing I need is something thrown through a window again. Julia

Re: Storm watch

2008-09-12 Thread Rceeberger
On 9/12/2008 11:28:25 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: -- Original message -- From: Julia Thompson [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Fri, 12 Sep 2008, Jon Louis Mann wrote: OK, I'm going to do one more thing that *has* to be done before 5:30, and then I'm going to

Re: Storm watch

2008-09-13 Thread Rceeberger
On 9/13/2008 12:39:45 AM, Doug Pensinger ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Hang in, Rob, keep us informed It is amazing watching the wind swirl the rain to and fro. The wind doesn't blow in a consistent direction, just chaotic variations of the general direction. It is like watching a fire rage.

Re: Houston area without power

2008-09-13 Thread Rceeberger
On 9/13/2008 1:35:03 PM, Julia Thompson ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Most, if not all, of the Houston area is without power -- I've been hearing from folks who have heard from folks there that they've lost power and it may be as long as several days before it comes back. A friend whose dad

Storm Aftermath

2008-09-13 Thread Rceeberger
http://www.flickr.com/photos/[EMAIL PROTECTED]/ Some pics I took just after the storm ended, all within 50 or 60 yards of my front door. xponent Wrath Of Nature Maru rob ___ http://www.mccmedia.com/mailman/listinfo/brin-l

Re: Storm Aftermath

2008-09-13 Thread Rceeberger
On 9/13/2008 2:47:37 PM, Julia Thompson ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Sat, 13 Sep 2008, Rceeberger wrote: http://www.flickr.com/photos/[EMAIL PROTECTED]/ Some pics I took just after the storm ended, all within 50 or 60 yards of my front door. Tennis court doubles as retention pond

Big Fat Resumes and how the world goes mental

2008-09-17 Thread Rceeberger
http://www.slate.com/blogs/blogs/xxfactor/archive/2008/09/17/big-fat-resumes.aspx http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/09/14/AR2008091402375_pf.html http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/27/opinion/27aamodt.html?_r=2oref=sloginoref=slogin http://www.welcometoyourbrain.com/ A few

Storm Damage

2008-09-18 Thread Rceeberger
I found a pretty good site that shows the devastation of the Bolivar peninsula. http://jakeabby.com/cb/ As you scroll down the pics get older, that is, closer the the very first pics taken immediately after the storm ended. Most striking to me is the pic of the Bolivar Lighthouse with the Gulf

Re: Meltdown

2008-09-24 Thread Rceeberger
On 9/24/2008 12:17:53 PM, Dave Land ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Sep 24, 2008, at 7:50 AM, Julia Thompson wrote: On Wed, 24 Sep 2008, Dave Land wrote: On Sep 24, 2008, at 6:41 AM, Charlie Bell wrote: Killfile Plus One Maru. Not here, for two reasons: 1) It doesn't work -- I

Re: Meltdown

2008-09-24 Thread Rceeberger
On 9/24/2008 1:36:39 PM, John Williams ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: David Hobby [EMAIL PROTECTED] I'm already at the stage where I delete many of your posts unread. I hope you continue to do so, if that is what you think is best. I will continue to write as I think best. You are

RE: Do low-probability catastrophic risks justify the bailout?

2008-09-24 Thread Rceeberger
On 9/24/2008 12:48:01 PM, Dan M ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of John Williams Sent: Wednesday, September 24, 2008 12:27 PM To: Killer Bs (David Brin et al) Discussion Subject: Re: Do low-probability

Re: Meltdown

2008-09-25 Thread Rceeberger
On 9/24/2008 11:17:26 PM, John Williams ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: xponentrob [EMAIL PROTECTED] There's lots about this list and the people on it you know nothing about. A lot of history here in over a decade. So I don't owe you 10 bucks? No There is a lot about pop culture you

Re: My contribution to the bail-out

2008-09-28 Thread Rceeberger
On 9/28/2008 7:14:14 PM, John Williams ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Alberto Vieira Ferreira Monteiro [EMAIL PROTECTED] Goodbye. I won't waste my time with Trolls. Unfortunately, that is NOT typical of those who think they know better how to spend other people's money. Yes it is.

Male or Female?

2008-09-28 Thread Rceeberger
http://www.youtube.com/user/17586063 This person has the 8th most subscribed channel on YouTube-Japan. But the controversy among a group of people I know is over this persons sex. Is this a cross dressing guy? Is it a 24 year old woman with great guitarist hands? In either case this person plays

Re: More on the meltdown

2008-09-29 Thread Rceeberger
On 9/29/2008 10:43:07 AM, Nick Arnett ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Sun, Sep 28, 2008 at 9:22 PM, xponentrob [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: http://delong.typepad.com/sdj/2008/09/kron-4-5-pm-sun.html Former brinneller Brad speaks up. One should not assume that just because somebody hasn't

Re: Channeling...

2008-09-29 Thread Rceeberger
On 9/29/2008 7:08:34 PM, Dave Land ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: \On Sep 29, 2008, at 12:54 PM, Jon Louis Mann wrote: In this case, Jon claims that John Williams is channeling erstwhile list-member Eric Rueter with his gruff posts. I don't recall a list member of that name, but

Rock Around the World

2008-10-11 Thread Rceeberger
I've been saying for a good while that the Japanese are ready to jump onto the world stage when it comes to Rock music. There are some fine fine musicians and composers in Japan making original music. But there is still a set of Japanese rockers who tend to ape Americans and Europeans and their

RE: Rock Around the World

2008-10-11 Thread Rceeberger
On 10/11/2008 2:31:23 PM, Max Battcher ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Hey Rob, there seem to be a number of people promoting the transition of talented Japanese rock into at least the American slipstream (?), the not-quite-mainstream, but diverse and open crowds. I haven't checked out which

Re: Rock Around the World

2008-10-11 Thread Rceeberger
On 10/11/2008 3:33:29 PM, Dave Land ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Oct 11, 2008, at 11:44 AM, Rceeberger wrote: Below is a link for a Japanese band playing Deep Purple's Burn, but the band's image is more like Kiss, and the onstage posturing is bad enough to be hilarious. http

Model for the financial crisis

2008-10-12 Thread Rceeberger
http://chronicle.com/temp/reprint.php?id=477k3d8mh2wmtpc4b6h07p4hy9z83x18 The Panic of 1873 xponent Interesting Maru rob ___ http://www.mccmedia.com/mailman/listinfo/brin-l

The Seven Warning Signs of Bogus Science

2008-10-12 Thread Rceeberger
http://chronicle.com/free/v49/i21/21b02001.htm * The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is investing close to a million dollars in an obscure Russian scientist's antigravity machine, although it has failed

The Power Of Nightmares

2008-10-21 Thread Rceeberger
http://video.google.com/videosearch?q=%22power+of+nightmares%22hl=en# A nice BBC series that shows parallels between the rise of the Neo-Conservatives and the rise of the Radical Islamists. Fairly comprehensive. xponent Info Dumps Maru rob ___

Re: 'Heroes': Five Ways to Fix a Series In Crisis

2008-10-24 Thread Rceeberger
On 10/24/2008 6:45:23 PM, Charlie Bell ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On 25/10/2008, at 10:01 AM, xponentrob wrote: - Original Message - From: Ronn! Blankenship [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Killer Bs Discussion brin-l@mccmedia.com Sent: Friday, October 24, 2008 10:23 AM Subject:

Re: Undecided

2008-10-26 Thread Rceeberger
On 10/26/2008 8:39:29 AM, John Williams ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: From: Nick Arnett [EMAIL PROTECTED] Here's a bit of David Sedaris from this week's New Yorker... as he often does, he made me laugh out loud. To be undecided in this election is to pause for a moment and then ask how

Re: Redistribute the wealth

2008-10-26 Thread Rceeberger
On 10/26/2008 12:39:28 PM, John Williams ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Anecdote seen on the internet: Today on my way to lunch I passed a homeless guy with a sign that read 'Vote Obama, I need the money.' I laughed. Once in the restaurant my server had on a 'Obama 08' tie, again I laughed as

Re: Redistribute the wealth

2008-10-26 Thread Rceeberger
On 10/26/2008 1:47:29 PM, Julia Thompson ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Sun, 26 Oct 2008, Rceeberger wrote: http://www.sltrib.com/Opinion/ci_10815189 [snip] * JOHN GRIZ THE CARPENTER GRISWOLD works in Salt Lake City. (Which BTW is in about the Reddest state

Re: Redistribute the wealth

2008-10-26 Thread Rceeberger
On 10/26/2008 2:50:36 PM, Nick Arnett ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Let's just put an end to ALL redistribution of wealth. Let's start with the public schools and hospitals and keep going with the hatchet until nobody gets *anything* that they didn't pay for. Toll booths on every road and

Re: My two rules of politics

2008-10-26 Thread Rceeberger
On 10/26/2008 5:16:57 PM, John Williams ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Julia Thompson [EMAIL PROTECTED] Well, on my ballot, if I were to not vote for the incumbent in a lot of the state local races, that left me with a choice between a Democrat and a Libertarian in all of the cases where I

Re: Redistribute the wealth

2008-10-26 Thread Rceeberger
On 10/26/2008 8:12:54 PM, John Williams ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: That is irrelevant. I pay taxes. Anyone who says they want to take my tax money to give to someone else, beyond the bare minimum required, should first demonstrate their willingness to give away all of their money beyond the

Re: Redistribute the wealth

2008-10-27 Thread Rceeberger
On 10/27/2008 9:24:30 AM, John Williams ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Bruce Bostwick [EMAIL PROTECTED] the Fed can't really even estimate or predict how far the repercussions of that market collapse are going to extend even years into the future.) The Fed can't predict the housing

Re: Redistribute the wealth

2008-10-27 Thread Rceeberger
On 10/27/2008 3:28:52 PM, John Williams ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Jon Louis Mann [EMAIL PROTECTED] who is this country really in danger from? I say the robber barons. Down with the robber barons! Up with the robber comrades! Now that you mention it, that would be preferable.

Re: Redistribute the wealth

2008-10-27 Thread Rceeberger
On 10/27/2008 4:44:45 PM, John Williams ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Rceeberger [EMAIL PROTECTED] they can make what money you have worthless. If they means the financial industry, then no, they cannot. If you ever end up wiping your ass with dollar bills because they are cheaper than

Re: Redistribute the wealth

2008-10-27 Thread Rceeberger
On 10/27/2008 5:07:40 PM, John Williams ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Rceeberger [EMAIL PROTECTED] If you ever end up wiping your ass with dollar bills because they are cheaper than toilet paper, give me a call. Government is good at printing money. Financial industry, not so much. Get

Re: Redistribute the wealth

2008-10-27 Thread Rceeberger
On 10/27/2008 5:11:49 PM, John Williams ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Rceeberger [EMAIL PROTECTED] John Williams ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Down with the robber barons! Up with the robber comrades! Now that you mention it, that would be preferable. So long as the robber comrades have

Re: Senator Ted Stevens found guilty

2008-10-27 Thread Rceeberger
On 10/27/2008 5:18:13 PM, Julia Thompson ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp- dyn/content/article/2008/10/27/AR2008102700289.html?hpid=topnews No time to comment myself, but I thought some folks might be interested. There's plenty of fodder in the article itself for

Re: Redistribute the wealth

2008-10-27 Thread Rceeberger
On 10/27/2008 7:07:33 PM, Jon Louis Mann ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: In case you haven't noticed, John Galt is dead. Have you got John Galt in a case? Who is John Galt?~) Look him up on wikipedia. Probably under Ayn Rand and various other nutcases. xponent Utopians Maru rob

Re: Done deal, I think

2008-11-04 Thread Rceeberger
On 11/4/2008 8:41:25 PM, Nick Arnett ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: With Pennsylvania and Ohio going for Obama, it seems impossible for him to lose. Whew. I think the very worst thing that could have happened would have been an extremely close election, allegations of fraud and so forth,

Re: Done deal, I think

2008-11-04 Thread Rceeberger
On 11/4/2008 8:41:25 PM, Nick Arnett ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: With Pennsylvania and Ohio going for Obama, it seems impossible for him to lose. Whew. I think the very worst thing that could have happened would have been an extremely close election, allegations of fraud and so forth,

Glee overseas as Obama wins

2008-11-05 Thread Rceeberger
http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117995346.html?categoryId=3230cs=1 Barack Obama's historic victory was greeted around the world with reactions ranging from hope to hostility. In Kenya, Obama's ancestral home, folks danced in the street, while in Moscow, President Dmitry Medvedev took the

From The Archives

2008-11-05 Thread Rceeberger
Me: Tue Jul 27 19:03:48 PDT 2004 OK, I'm ready to vote for Barack Obama for President. Wow! What a dynamic speaker. He was really able to elucidate much of what I feel about America. xponent Encore!!! Maru rob xponent I Found It Maru rob ___

Re: SL failures

2008-11-08 Thread Rceeberger
On 11/8/2008 1:52:05 PM, John Williams ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Not everything fits into your simple physics models, and you (and government regulators, and I) do not know anywhere near as much as we need to if we are to play god with millions or billions of people interacting in a market.

Re: Ask the Next Question Q---

2008-11-15 Thread Rceeberger
On 11/15/2008 11:55:20 AM, John Williams ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Did you make any posts predicting the housing crisis before, say, 2004? I don't recall having posted about this onlist, but it has been on my mind for a few years as being a serious problem w/consequences. What got me

Re: Ask the Next Question Q---

2008-11-15 Thread Rceeberger
On 11/15/2008 2:40:44 PM, John Williams ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 11:46 AM, Rceeberger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 11/15/2008 11:55:20 AM, John Williams ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Did you make any posts predicting the housing crisis before, say, 2004? I

Re: Ask the Next Question Q---

2008-11-15 Thread Rceeberger
On 11/15/2008 7:50:42 PM, John Williams ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 4:54 PM, Rceeberger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Then, one must also consider that I have no expertise in this subject, just some observations based on what I know from the news and the experiences

Re: Ask the Next Question Q---

2008-11-15 Thread Rceeberger
On 11/15/2008 10:35:11 PM, Euan Ritchie ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Surely you can give a single example to support your claim that Bush deregulation was responsible for the subprime mortgage crisis. It's fairly obvious it all began with private investment banks going public in the 1980's

Re: Ask the Next Question Q---

2008-11-15 Thread Rceeberger
On 11/15/2008 11:00:14 PM, John Williams ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 8:36 PM, Rceeberger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It is that subjects where the volume of knowledge is large and my own understanding is limited are not subjects where I pretend to have an opinion

Re: Ask the Next Question Q---

2008-11-15 Thread Rceeberger
On 11/15/2008 11:43:53 PM, John Williams ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 9:05 PM, Rceeberger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Since market information is not filtered through the government but through the market itself, exactly how does that work? Exactly how does what

Re: How Government Stoked the Mania

2008-11-16 Thread Rceeberger
On 11/16/2008 2:13:10 PM, John Williams ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Sun, Nov 16, 2008 at 11:51 AM, xponentrob [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The other problem, one that is often overlooked over here, is that this situation is basically occurring worldwide. As should be quite clear by now,

Re: Taking responsibility (was Re: How Government Stoked the Mania)

2008-11-16 Thread Rceeberger
On 11/16/2008 3:42:06 PM, John Williams ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Sun, Nov 16, 2008 at 1:36 PM, Nick Arnett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: By what metric(s)? Over a trillion dollars stolen in the last few months, for one. I think you need to clarify which trillion dollars you are referring

Re: European bank failures

2008-11-24 Thread Rceeberger
On 11/24/2008 2:37:47 PM, John Williams ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 11:15 AM, Dan M [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ah, I'm very tired of me doing virtually all the leg work in this discussion. I try hard to look up data, you typically list articles (with little more

The Empire Of Dumpling

2008-11-24 Thread Rceeberger
http://www.esquire.com/features/dean-kamen-1208 On the genius and what he is up to these days. xponent Pure Water Maru rob ___ http://www.mccmedia.com/mailman/listinfo/brin-l

Treasury Dept Mistakenly Bails Out Sperm Bank

2008-11-25 Thread Rceeberger
http://www.crystalair.com/content.php?id=12200811014 xponent Onion Competitor Maru rob ___ http://www.mccmedia.com/mailman/listinfo/brin-l

It's confirmed: Matter is merely vacuum fluctuations

2008-11-28 Thread Rceeberger
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn16095-its-confirmed-matter-is-merely-vacuum-fluctuations.html Matter is built on flaky foundations. Physicists have now confirmed that the apparently substantial stuff is actually no more than fluctuations in the quantum vacuum. xponent Tenuous Maru rob

RE: It's confirmed: Matter is merely vacuum fluctuations

2008-11-29 Thread Rceeberger
On 11/29/2008 11:50:26 AM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Original Message: - From: Rceeberger [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Fri, 28 Nov 2008 09:04:20 -0600 To: brin-l@mccmedia.com Subject: It's confirmed: Matter is merely vacuum fluctuations http://www.newscientist.com/article

Re: It's confirmed: Matter is merely vacuum fluctuations

2008-11-30 Thread Rceeberger
On 11/30/2008 2:26:19 AM, Ronn! Blankenship ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: At 08:25 PM Saturday 11/29/2008, Bruce Bostwick wrote: (Although to be fair, classical mechanics does sum up pretty well what we see on our scale. It's just right for the wrong reasons, is all. :) Why is it for the

RE: It's confirmed: Matter is merely vacuum fluctuations

2008-11-30 Thread Rceeberger
On 11/30/2008 5:30:23 PM, Dan M ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Rob wrote: If physics were anything more than approximate, we would have final answers to all our questions. How? All physics does is model observations. Models make predictions. And over time models have made predictions with

ElectricMotoUnicycle?

2008-12-20 Thread Rceeberger
http://greenupgrader.com/1307/the-uno-electric-motorcycle-or-motorunicycle/ Ingenuity! xponent Freeway Eyecatchers Maru rob ___ http://www.mccmedia.com/mailman/listinfo/brin-l

1-1-09

2008-12-31 Thread Rceeberger
Happy New Year xponent MaruMaru rob ___ http://www.mccmedia.com/mailman/listinfo/brin-l

Re: Scouted: U.S. to collapse in next two years?

2009-01-05 Thread Rceeberger
On 1/5/2009 12:26:56 PM, Bruce Bostwick (lihan161...@sbcglobal.net) wrote: Probably true, but don't let the Canadians hear you say that .. :D .. Hey, you, down in the States, take off, eh?! Hoser! (Bit of a sensitive subject up there, I hear.) On Jan 5, 2009, at 10:49 AM, Dan M wrote:

Brin : Former Brineller makes good

2009-01-05 Thread Rceeberger
I waited for someone else to mention this after seeing it on the Culture list. Former listmember Gord Sellar got a story in Years Best Science Fiction, 26th annual edition for his story: LESTER YOUNG AND THE JUPITER'S MOONS' BLUES, Gord Sellar (Asimov's, July 2008) Good going Gord

Physicists offer foundation for uprooting a hallowed principle of physics

2009-01-05 Thread Rceeberger
http://www.physorg.com/news150388964.html An apple and an anti-apple might not fall at the same rate. xponent But A Mac And An Anti-Apple 2E Do Maru rob ___ http://www.mccmedia.com/mailman/listinfo/brin-l

Metric Conversions

2009-01-08 Thread Rceeberger
http://xkcd.com/526/ xponent Spit Goes Cunk Maru rob ___ http://www.mccmedia.com/mailman/listinfo/brin-l

Pentagon installs LED lighting

2009-01-10 Thread Rceeberger
http://news.cnet.com/8301-11128_3-10134721-54.html Take that! CFLs!! xponent In Sight Maru rob ___ http://www.mccmedia.com/mailman/listinfo/brin-l

Tesla Bluestar

2009-01-10 Thread Rceeberger
Tesla Roadster = Blackstar Tesla Model SO = Whitestar Proposed Tesla family vehicle = Bluestar http://news.cnet.com/8301-11128_3-10049993-54.html Tesla Motors has received many accolades for producing an all-electric luxury sports car. But its long-term plans may hold its most challenging

Number 6 is dead

2009-01-14 Thread Rceeberger
http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-patrick-mcgoohan15-2009jan15,0,3951859.story xponent Number 5 Is Alive Maru rob ___ http://www.mccmedia.com/mailman/listinfo/brin-l

Re: Number 6 is dead

2009-01-14 Thread Rceeberger
On 1/14/2009 9:12:05 PM, John Garcia (john...@gmail.com) wrote: On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 5:52 PM, Rceeberger rceeber...@comcast.net wrote: http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-patrick-mcgoohan15- 2009jan15,0,3951859.story xponent Number 5 Is Alive Maru rob

Re: airliner ditches in hudson river

2009-01-15 Thread Rceeberger
On 1/15/2009 4:01:48 PM, John Garcia (john...@gmail.com) wrote: a US Airways Airbus A320 went down in the Hudson River near the USS Intrepid after a bird strike crippled the engines http://wcbstv.com/breakingnewsalerts/us.airways.crash.2.909535.html john you can't make this up maru

The Whole World

2009-01-20 Thread Rceeberger
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/01/20/AR2009012002411.html Excerpt: Nairobi Crowds of students -- future doctors, politicians, engineers and others -- gathered hours early on the sprawling green lawn of Nairobi University, where three big screens were set up to

Portal Gun

2009-01-22 Thread Rceeberger
http://www.flickr.com/photos/30109...@n03/sets/72157612758626401/ xponent Want Want Want Maru rob ___ http://www.mccmedia.com/mailman/listinfo/brin-l

Galactic Effect On Biodiversity

2009-01-22 Thread Rceeberger
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2007/07/the-milky-way-c.html Horoscope enthusiasts will be happy to hear that a grand cosmic force does indeed seem to be responsible for controlling the direction of all life on Earth. However, this grand cosmic cycle has more to do with extinction than

The Hunt For Goldilocks

2009-01-22 Thread Rceeberger
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2007/05/goldilocks_plan.html http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2007/04/1st_habitable_p.html?cid=109278512 http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2007/05/dead_zones_in_t.html http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2003/02oct_goldilocks.htm xponent Little Red

Cattalica

2009-01-23 Thread Rceeberger
http://img179.imageshack.us/img179/6798/af20907621cbf76cee7547eco9.jpg Heavy Metal Cats xponent Built By Anons Maru rob ___ http://www.mccmedia.com/mailman/listinfo/brin-l

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