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  • @jenjarratt “Writing and learning and thinking are the same process” according to Zinsser.
  • @jenjarratt Have you read my blog? https://bradpierce.wordpress.com/
  • @karenbartleson “C’mon, gang! Let’s finish the job!” http://bit.ly/7T6HHq
  • I’ve learned a lot from blogging: http://bit.ly/80t8SY
  • @raysalemi http://bit.ly/6XLFup
  • “What do you pick when you see a sequence of options?” http://digg.com/d31BY1q “Where an option comes in a sequence really matters.
  • “spending time in nature changes our values” http://digg.com/d31BXBo
  • “Can fasting and asceticism save the world?” http://digg.com/d31BZja
  • Fighting fat with fat: http://digg.com/d31BYaT
  • @brian_esl Quotes Richard Goering “Standards just make interoperability possible they dont make it real. #EDA
  • @brian_esl In your opinion has the verification problem been solved? #EDA
  • Reinventing the piano: http://bit.ly/7PnhnP “microtonally fluid piano”
  • “I never preached a single sermon against killing civilians to the men who were doing it.” http://bit.ly/6a9i7B
  • “It’s popular to think that the world gets changed by nice people, but …” http://bit.ly/4tGYyj “Today’s fanatic, tomorrow’s saint”
  • “Dear God, please confirm what I already believe” http://digg.com/d31BT6j
  • “I was being irresponsible to my own artistic responsibilities.” http://bit.ly/6jYW3U
  • @RobertDwyer Losing DM capability seems a small price to pay.
  • @clothbot Why is DM access important? Why is our current non-DM exchange passive?
  • Why still follow individuals instead of only lists?
  • @JohnBruggeman Says for ESL “the design flow is not the driver, it’s verification” http://bit.ly/5BIrEP #EDA
  • “There are some 614 coal-fired power plants in the United States, and it is up to us to shut them down.” http://digg.com/d31B66j
  • “Addicted to nonsense”: http://digg.com/d31BPmI
  • Aerospace approach to generating power from ocean waves: http://digg.com/d31Ac0B
  • “Gas from the tar sands gives a Prius the same carbon footprint as a Hummer” http://digg.com/d31BQ6M
  • RT @RobertDwyer: Reading: Are #eda Sales People Necessary? http://tinyurl.com/yhy7knn (by @harrytheASICguy)
  • Biophotonic communication: http://digg.com/d31AfRF “cells communicate with photons”
  • Microbe gallery: http://bit.ly/6gwSpI photos
  • Is happiness overrated? http://bit.ly/8BvyNP
  • Great retelling of the Shackleton story: http://digg.com/d31BOqP Why “every man in Shackleton’s crew made it home alive”.
  • Lincoln’s fascinating face: http://digg.com/d31BOeI photos reveal “startling differences in the right and left sides of Lincoln’s face
  • @grahambunting What’s the #1 misconception about sales?
  • “In defense of Pax Americana” http://digg.com/d31BORV “How Americans spent themselves into ruin but saved the world”
  • Fasting and jet lag: http://bit.ly/7PAl5Q
  • RT @courtenaybird: Why Big Shopping Bargains Are Bad News For America http://bit.ly/4tXSQQ #opinion (RT @TIME)
  • RT @DanielNenni: Moore’s Law and 40nm Yield: http://wp.me/psH60-Wj process AND design issue, the interaction is at the transistor level.
  • RT @Scirocco6: The important thing in mad science is to set achievable measurable goals.
  • The bacterial immune system and how it works: http://digg.com/d31BJnO
  • Toddler TV at US day “care” centers: http://digg.com/d31BJJn Also, a theory of what makes TV so addictive: http://bit.ly/4YhCS3
  • The skeleton of water: http://digg.com/d31A6ar “a hidden structure within liquids and gases that guides the movement of everything”
  • “Why it Pays for Cheaters to Punish Other Cheaters” http://bit.ly/jhUdQ “punishing other cheaters earns punishers the right to cheat”
  • Bart Stupak and the Family: http://digg.com/d31AhAV
  • New Year’s Resolution Syndrome: http://bit.ly/71loJF “The best day really is today”
  • Mudball Earth: http://digg.com/d31BHLo 700 million years ago
  • “Pilgrims were a surprisingly worldly, tolerant lot” http://digg.com/d31B8oC
  • “it’ll be like having a local version of Fox News Channel in every city in America” http://digg.com/d31BIMK
  • “Climate change accelerating beyond expectations, urgent emissions reductions required, say leading scientists” http://digg.com/d31BHng
  • Organic farming vs. climate change http://digg.com/d31BHPh soil carbon sequestration
  • “Arctic sea ice vanishing faster than imagined” http://digg.com/d31BGPS satellites were fooled, humans on ice breaker were not
  • “Twitter, Global Impact and the Future Of Blogging” http://bit.ly/19uFeq
  • Atmospheric lead, cloud formation and climate change: http://digg.com/d31BIVV
  • Unwrapping the gift of Santa Claus: http://bit.ly/UFCtp
  • @maryrduan I’m not hatin’ on George, on puppies, or even on Zhu Zhu pets. http://bit.ly/6zWqBr
  • Blame George Bailey, not Its a Wonderful Life: http://digg.com/d31BGti
  • Thin blue line: http://digg.com/d31BEBJ photo “of Earth’s atmosphere and the setting sun” taken from International Space Station
  • The Ben Franklin effect: http://bit.ly/51xslb
  • “Microminds: the minds of microbes” http://digg.com/d31BFss
  • “The inner workings of a supposedly simple” bacterium http://digg.com/d31BAkj “much more sophisticated than expected.”
  • Obama’s “secret climate pact” http://digg.com/d31BFCI
  • Ants that count: http://digg.com/d31B2bJ
  • When you really need help, look an individual in the eyes and ask: http://digg.com/d31BBHZ 11-year old influencer
  • “Can Obama Turnaround Save Copenhagen?” http://digg.com/d31BC1b
  • Restoring Glass-Steagall: http://digg.com/d31BApf
  • “A new model of society suggests that we should spend no more than 50 percent of our time being creative” http://digg.com/d31BBeB
  • “The dawn of scalable quantum computers” http://digg.com/d31BCxb
  • 3D videoconferencing: http://digg.com/d31BEnl , http://digg.com/d31BCbU
  • @raysalemi Sorry, I’m not familiar with interactive computing issues. Almost all our CPU cycles go to huge batch jobs, TAT can be week. #eda
  • @raysalemi Elasticity, chargeback. Fewer servers more rationally utilized. Re chargeback, see also http://bit.ly/5XUbDL #eda
  • Plasmonics http://bit.ly/CFPRY “cusp of a computing revolution similar to the electronics revolution”
  • RT @dmkoelle Microwave-assisted magnetic recording (MAMR) hard drives could pack 3 terabits per square inch – http://bit.ly/4yilMW
  • Cluster on a chip: http://bit.ly/8vkEf9 “Intel to unveil energy-efficient, many-core research chip”
  • @raysalemi Not a benefit to #EDA vendors, but instead to their big customers whose ITs will eventually set up private clouds.
  • Globesity: http://digg.com/d31BB4S
  • “While Indians who speak English get ahead, the many who don’t are left out of the economic boom.” http://digg.com/d31BBGe
  • @ccziv I would have thought they would all be very messy? You must be talking about very, very messy! Ouch. Happy Thanksgiving!
  • “My opinions may have changed, but not the fact that I am right.” http://bit.ly/137BiC
  • Desertec red paper: http://bit.ly/1Y4s7d HVDC/solar plan from Club of Rome
  • Why New Jersey is #2 US state for solar power generation: http://bit.ly/2hsLOs
  • US-India “Green Partnership”: http://bit.ly/8DNd0N
  • 2009 saw 50% drop in levelized cost of solar power: http://bit.ly/6ZQny1 “solar PV is going to become competitive sooner than expected”
  • Dr. Now: http://bit.ly/5j0kCl
  • Preventing food riots: http://bit.ly/62tm96
  • @raysalemi “Cloud is an architecture, not a service.” http://bit.ly/5nRSeJ #eda
  • Golden State: http://bit.ly/8ihMGu photo
  • Choose or lose: http://digg.com/d31B7Ke
  • “The safety inadequacies of India’s fast breeder reactor” http://bit.ly/6qxeMV
  • “Eating less meat helps the planet and your heart” http://bit.ly/4ZASWN
  • “A carbon tax is honest. That doesn’t go down too well in Washington.” http://digg.com/d3154hB
  • “Obama has failed the world on climate change.” http://bit.ly/1DJJ4R
  • Armenia — chess superpower: http://digg.com/d31B6tD
  • No such thing as an unjust peace: http://bit.ly/5BOTgt
  • 10 vanishing tropical glaciers: http://digg.com/d31Ayka
  • “Got ‘Organic’ Milk? Guess Again.” http://digg.com/d31B3TQ
  • Closing “the world’s looming ‘Water Gap'”: http://digg.com/d31B3sb
  • “Its not the kind of thing where you can compromise.” http://digg.com/d31B5jz Climate scientist James Hansen on global warming
  • Electrical creation of spin polarization in silicon at room temperature: http://bit.ly/6EOIuE
  • @arrafiq Simulating solar cells with TCAD: http://bit.ly/52VIYW #EDA #Cleantech #Solar
  • Stop trying to lose weight: http://bit.ly/6qYvsj
  • That’s entertainment: http://bit.ly/90jgpw
  • In case you still haven’t killed your TV: http://bit.ly/7ojnqK
  • @jenjarratt Yet they still pretend it’s a science. http://bit.ly/4ZivbT
  • The Copenhagen Diagnosis, 2009: http://bit.ly/50vWtm “Updating the World on the Latest Climate Science”
  • Optical chips using existing fab processes: http://digg.com/d31Au7y #EDA #46DAC
  • If the average person in the room isnt smarter than you, youre in the wrong room. http://bit.ly/8oDDXC
  • @Numetrics Was there ever a great scientist or engineer who aspired to be ‘cool’?
  • @grahambunting “Why the French love Jerry Lewis” http://bit.ly/4on2e9
  • Cut costs by saving time: http://bit.ly/T43CZ
  • The Mad-Hatter Syndrome: http://bit.ly/90gWbG frantic activity is lazy
  • This world in arms is not spending money alone. http://bit.ly/8qqDGx
  • @jenjarratt To most economists, growth is good: http://bit.ly/7GnuaO
  • Palin-mania: http://bit.ly/4rewO1
  • The world’s most energy-efficient supercomputer: http://bit.ly/7gxsGr
  • Henry Markram on IBM’s absurd cat brain claim: http://digg.com/d31Arcl
  • “forests are so rich in game they resemble zoo enclosures” http://bit.ly/6XLFup “where, in season, rivers have more fish than water”
  • Opponent of population control says http://bit.ly/1tYtE3 we “have not raped and destroyed this planet, we have humanised it”
  • The accidental discovery of “a near-perfect blue pigment” http://digg.com/d31AELU
  • Stanislav Petrov http://bit.ly/6Ced9j “is credited with preventing the start of World War III”
  • Market Street 1905 http://digg.com/d31ApBh Movie filmed from San Francisco streetcar the year before quake.
  • MS and CCSVI: http://digg.com/d31AhQP , http://bit.ly/8j3FrB Experimental surgery may be cure for multiple sclerosis
  • Antarctic ice loss vaster, faster than thought: http://bit.ly/7ZR0zC
  • Cancer-causing chemical from furniture ending up in the San Francisco Bay: http://digg.com/d31AitO
  • The math instinct: http://digg.com/d31AgRl
  • RT @GuyKawasaki: How to play better golf http://om.ly/cPfo
  • “The plunge of death” http://digg.com/d31AkrZ “Native American mass-kill hunting technique of stampeding bison over a cliff.”
  • The “doctors” drained him of half his blood over a period of 9-10 hours. http://digg.com/d317g8M The death of George Washington
  • After extinction of North American megafauna, a transformed landscape: http://digg.com/d31Akd2 12,000 BC
  • Low carbon infrastructure: http://bit.ly/7AFNRx “low carbon behaviour and infrastructure must cease to be a choice and become the norm”
  • US population projected to grow to 439 million by 2050: http://bit.ly/8zekkx
  • “The Henry Ford of heart surgery” http://bit.ly/8WA8G3 “In India, a factory model for hospitals is cutting costs and yielding profits”
  • Climate Change: A Disaster in Slow Motion (http://bit.ly/4rGQ0P)
  • RT @raysalemi: You think you’re on a team? Perhaps.. but I’ll bet you’re not. http://bit.ly/8jWMKR
  • Depriving your brain of sleep is like taking out a payday loan: http://bit.ly/7H8Dfa
  • “Fish that have the potential to devastate the Great Lakes ecosystem may be just a few miles from Lake Michigan.” http://digg.com/d31AhDh
  • That old poisoner Wagner, and why art matters: http://bit.ly/7zx4Kw
  • Anxiety as “the flip side of desire”: http://bit.ly/4BB9Dc
  • Most people seem content to sing an endless round of Row, Row, Row Your Boat : http://bit.ly/8P619N
  • @fakebaldur “I … would enjoy doing some … teaching, but I don’t want coerced students” http://bit.ly/Z1sT0 Like Socrates.
  • “Hardly anyone feels guilty about being entertained all the time.” http://bit.ly/7453IB
  • A climate threat, rising from the soil: http://bit.ly/5Ishua
  • Socialite’s school brings hope to Brazilian slum: http://bit.ly/4Gt5Rt
  • @fakebaldur Maybe the system is already achieving its actual pedagogical goals, even if not its ostensible ones.
  • @fakebaldur Thanks, I was unfamiliar with Ivan Illich and his books: http://bit.ly/6Pq0Wz
  • Hanging out with Hollywoods most flamboyant little gangster: http://bit.ly/8yzPrL
  • Is school bad for kids? http://bit.ly/60TOSc
  • 10,000 years ago, Sahara was lush and populated: http://bit.ly/5T8tTE
  • “Why Exercise Makes You Less Anxious” http://bit.ly/2bArh6
  • “Addicted to mammograms” http://bit.ly/53ZYqs
  • RT @brian_esl: Is the Mathworks trying to enter the high-level synthesis market? http://bit.ly/91fIQa
  • One Lac Lman villa, two enduring figures of the horror genre: http://bit.ly/4pNA45
  • Trapping ourselves in lives that appear to be predestined: http://bit.ly/4KXkS5
  • @bfuller9 Yes, if you’ve got time for TV, you’re not busy. http://bit.ly/WW2YP
  • “Towards the end of the Stone Age” http://digg.com/d31Ac5H “the sky was ablaze with awe-inspiring forms not seen today.”
  • Slow food movement: giant escargot pie (http://digg.com/d31AWmW) “people overwhelmingly preferred the snail pies to beef pies”
  • “Degraded peatlands in Indonesia unleash vast amounts of carbon” http://digg.com/d31AVkF “world’s third-biggest emitter of greenhouse gases
  • RT @EDANews: California approves TV energy-efficiency regulations http://bit.ly/1qjHZ6
  • RT @earth2tech: Al Gore: The Smart Grid Is Key http://bit.ly/3ukAgA
  • KISS writing is more than simple words: http://bit.ly/sXE12
  • “Greenland ice loss behind 1/6 of sea-level rise” http://digg.com/d31ASYv “the rate of ice loss is increasing”
  • The planet changer — ocean acidification: http://bit.ly/3BQt9I
  • “Access to contraception could tackle global warming, says United Nations.” http://digg.com/d31AQXG
  • Classic 1962 ad: “Each day Humble supplies enough energy to melt 7 million tons of glacier!” http://digg.com/d31AR20
  • Blue: http://bit.ly/2NJZhn
  • The next-gen electric motor: http://bit.ly/l8uM7
  • “Once home to the highest ski resort in the world and now reduced to a rocky mountainside” http://digg.com/d31AKhm
  • “an insensitivity to fear could be a driving force behind criminal behaviour” http://digg.com/d31AIQe
  • Your brain-enforced flight protection envelope: http://bit.ly/3L5c7t
  • Pushing “the limits of ecological architecture and contemporary urban design” http://digg.com/d31ALwm
  • “US evangelicals warm to climate change science in Capitol Hill campaign” http://digg.com/d31ANNH
  • Obama and the generals: http://digg.com/d31928n
  • “Fast-rising carbon emissions mean that worst-case predictions for climate change are coming true” http://digg.com/d31AMwl
  • US flag at Pearl Harbor: http://bit.ly/3Dlq5O
  • @grahambunting Yep, creepy.
  • 3D fractals: http://bit.ly/1LaZjv
  • Your priorities are objectively measurable by how many resources you invest in them: http://bit.ly/144AmH
  • “50 years of stupid grammar advice” http://digg.com/d3otsi Strunk and White
  • “Gulf Stream is responsible for Europe’s mild winters”? http://bit.ly/26Ozey No, “the earth-science equivalent of an urban legend”
  • “How private equity dealmakers can win while their companies lose” http://bit.ly/HpZCa
  • “Its not that we dont know how to stop polluting the atmosphere.” http://digg.com/d319XfV “We dont want to stop …”
  • the hottest decade the planet has experienced in many thousands of years http://bit.ly/3DR9I
  • “What’s killing newspapers? Newsrooms. ” http://digg.com/d31ADyX via @bfuller9
  • “Tiny insect brains solve big problems”: http://digg.com/d31ACJP , http://digg.com/d31ADlZ
  • “accepted that it will be impossible” http://digg.com/d31ACvl World “leaders” and Copenhagen.
  • “Make holes in a film of gold so thin that it’s already semitransparent, and less light gets through.” http://digg.com/d31A60r
  • “Superconductors to Wire a Smarter Grid” http://digg.com/d31A5dT “superstation for connecting three independent [USA] grids”
  • “CO2 captured from power plants could make geothermal energy more practical.” http://digg.com/d31A8Lt
  • “Once considered a rarity occurring every 40 years, jellyfish swarms are now an almost annual occurrence” http://digg.com/d31AB16 Japan
  • “much wind and solar energy is located in reservation areas” http://digg.com/d31A58a tribal governments and “the clean energy revolution”
  • “Censorship increases as killings become routine.” http://bit.ly/3idxzl Mexico
  • “Climate debt is about who will pick up the bill.” http://digg.com/d31A3n2 “about the rich world taking responsibility for the damage”
  • “Even non-profits Ive met over the last two weeks run themselves to rely on revenues not donors.” http://bit.ly/xw8IX (via @TechCrunch)
  • RT @TweetRightBrain: You’re not just getting older, you’re getting more creative? Creativity Juice http://bit.ly/3S4WJO
  • When climate hits a tipping point, the change comes at you like an avalanche: http://digg.com/d319q6e “as a thief in the night”
  • How Nauru Island “became 80 percent mined-out ruins”: http://bit.ly/4Rsui , http://digg.com/d31A6OO
  • “Bring the utility bill for data center onto IT budget and allocate the energy costs to the application owners.” http://bit.ly/4CqMRJ
  • “I would have come earlier, but I didn’t want to leave my baby on his own for too long.” http://digg.com/d31A41e
  • @fakebaldur Both matter: http://bit.ly/150EBp
  • “Cosmologists are completely fooling themselves about the entropy of the universe.” http://digg.com/d31A2CV
  • 200,000,000 little kids are suffering from stunted growth (http://digg.com/d319zwY) because of maternal and childhood undernutrition
  • RT @UNICEF: ‘Tracking Progress’: UNICEF report calls for urgent international action on nutrition http://bit.ly/35FEcy
  • It’s as if @fakebaldur hung my paragraph in an art gallery! http://bit.ly/1Z40sg Nice.
  • Middle age begins when … http://bit.ly/2zpDvH
  • Losing trillion$ in natural capital each year: http://digg.com/d319zRg
  • “GDP should also include ecosystem cost” http://digg.com/d319zJH
  • “Users of many concurrent media streams actually are less able to switch between tasks.” http://digg.com/d319ynq Multitasking
  • Diet, exercise and genes aren’t the only factors responsible for body weight: http://digg.com/d319qN6 Also your symbiotic gut bacteria.
  • RT @EDNmagazine: Industry standards lead push toward energy-efficient computing http://bit.ly/4nE9uS #EDA
  • Human brain size shrank 10% in last 5000 years: http://digg.com/d319vul
  • Grumblings about pain and waste are not ‘whining’, they are an innovation mine. http://bit.ly/BgHRg Solution orientation.
  • “Hi, I’m Marty, and I’m a recovering Republican” http://bit.ly/2O8UPD (via @martybeckerman , who’s too hard on himself)
  • “Thinking the guy up ahead knows what hes doing is the most dangerous religion there is.” http://bit.ly/1JWQKe
  • Fewer fevers, more cancers? http://bit.ly/14vpfD
  • “Short-term memory may depend […] on the ability of newly formed neurons to erase older connections.” http://digg.com/d319tU2
  • Reverse engineering fly eyes: http://bit.ly/2EheXx , http://bit.ly/3NIja7
  • “If you’re successful in avoiding a problem, you then don’t have the evidence that you’ve been successful.” http://digg.com/d319nSb
  • The fight over the future of food: http://bit.ly/4cwaAy
  • Inside the James Bond Villain Data Center: http://bit.ly/25KRZ0
  • RT @karenbartleson: EE Times’ Top 10 Women in Microelectronics http://bit.ly/2XBUa6
  • How “the book of a low-born and brilliant mariner … finally made its way into the public arena”: http://digg.com/d319qmP after 500+ years
  • “Schns frauds actually benefited from rigorous peer review at elite journals” http://digg.com/d319r4U
  • “There is one way we could save ourselves and that is through the massive burial of charcoal.” http://digg.com/d3jiRk
  • Sequestering CO2 as rich, productive soil: http://digg.com/d319ojV
  • Ancient evergreen tree tells the history of droughts in SE Asia: http://digg.com/d319kK1
  • SystemVerilog 2009 approved as IEEE standard: http://bit.ly/2H7MPI #EDA #46DAC #SNPS
  • How to get a duplicate USA passport: http://bit.ly/2UBzR
  • “You cant let off steam with violence.” http://digg.com/d315RLB Catharsis is ineffective against anger.
  • “More information makes you more confident, if not more accurate.” http://digg.com/d316la8 “More info[…] not always better than less.”
  • PHA bioplastics: http://digg.com/d319d7j
  • Priming — a psychology master class by Daniel Kahneman: http://digg.com/d319grP
  • Body posture affects confidence in one’s thoughts: http://digg.com/d319ejJ
  • World’s oldest national park: http://digg.com/d319gfo
  • Devouring the Earth is a traditional value: http://digg.com/d319g3c
  • Why “companies trying to reverse results of bad decisions should find true outsiders”: http://digg.com/d319fLR
  • “fascist and racist ideas are … woven into the fabric of Heideggers theories” http://digg.com/d319V2N
  • 20 butterfly photos: http://digg.com/d319auk
  • “Alternative energy down on the farm: A still-untapped resource” http://digg.com/d319TNi
  • If you dont do what you love, do something else. Because all of it is hard.” http://bit.ly/1krRUi
  • “Now biotechs dark lords face a digital-age army, people raised with a networked mindset” http://bit.ly/9xLAc
  • 13 of Natures Most Disgusting Parasites: http://digg.com/d319ZFb
  • Calculator hackers: http://digg.com/d319Bp1
  • How to negotiate like a Democrat: http://digg.com/d319Y5F
  • Extinction #6: http://digg.com/d319TK4
  • “Wind energy in Spain reached a new record last night, providing at its peak 45.1% of … total electricity demand” http://digg.com/d319TPt
  • World’s fattest man balloons from junk food, despite being unable to move from bed. His enablers are killing him. http://digg.com/d319UQD
  • “True compassion is more than flinging a coin to a beggar.” http://bit.ly/GDCE1
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