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Fri Jul 11

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ItsGoingUp replied to the First World Problems board. 7:15 PM

Re: I see

I am very curious as to why a couple posters seem so dogmatic in their defense of it.

Near as I can make out it's their alternative to terminal embarrassment. I'd guess they've waxed enthusiastic about IULs to friends, family, and/or [more]

Mon Jul 7

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Apple board. 10:28 AM

Re: So how fast is the new low end iMac?

Being slow compared to a higher end Mac is expected. I don't see being horribly slow as a problem either, at least not in context. The important question is how it compares to its competition. What is its competition?

My guess is that this [more]

Mon Jun 23

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ItsGoingUp posted to the Math board. 10:29 PM

Breakthrough prizes awarded

This is pretty awesome:
https://breakthroughprize.org

Today, five math prizes were handed out. $3M each!
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Sun Jun 22

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:28 PM

Re: Test for Alzheimer's Disease

Hmm. Question 11 is just wrong; unanswerable as stated. There are six squares, and you can't end up with four by removing three lines.

Yeah, I'm being picky. But tests of this nature should not be incorrectly stated.

-IGU-

Fri Jun 20

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ItsGoingUp replied to the iOS help: iPhone iPad iPod touch board. 6:42 PM

Re: Power Button not working..

What I've noticed lately is that Siri will activate without my pushing the home button....

That would be NSA Siri.

-IGU-

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 2:43 PM

Re: Surprising (?) Electric Bill Culprit

MetroChick claimed:
If the government cares about how much energy I use, it could create greater tax incentives for installing integrated solar roof systems. There's free energy from the sun raining down on my house most days. I'm not willing [more]

Tue Jun 17

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ItsGoingUp posted to the Solar City board. 9:50 PM

We're here to change the world

Just in case y'all weren't paying attention:
http://blog.solarcity.com/silevo

SolarCity has signed an agreement to acquire Silevo, a solar panel technology and manufacturing company [more]

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Atheist Fools board. 5:58 PM

Re: This hasn't been posted yet?

I posted it on PA on Saturday:
http://boards.fool.com/stonekettle-station-iraq-again-312894...

Yes, the search function here is truly [more]

Mon Jun 16

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Atheist Fools board. 11:36 AM

Re: Atheist Babies

discurro wrote:
My cat knows she is god.

Your cat can open her own food cans? Mine has to demand that her servants do it for her.

-IGU-

Sun Jun 15

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ItsGoingUp posted to the Apple board. 5:22 PM

AppleInsider deconstructs stupid NYT piece

This is pretty good:
http://appleinsider.com/articles/14/06/15/new-york-times-see...

In my opinion, [more]

Sat Jun 14

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ItsGoingUp posted to the Political Asylum board. 8:28 PM

Stonekettle Station: Iraq again

Jim Wright puts up another fine rant, this time excoriating those who think we should be in Iraq (now or ever):
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Fri Jun 13

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ItsGoingUp posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:41 PM

AI and the stock market

Sometimes Thomas Frey says interesting things, and sometimes they're just stupid. Here's something about AI and the stock market:
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ItsGoingUp posted to the Vegetarian and Vegan Fools board. 11:04 PM

Another reason to avoid meat

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ItsGoingUp posted to the Avian Influenza board. 12:07 AM

Crazy dangerous

Cross-posted from METAR (thanks, PucksFool):
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Thu Jun 12

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ItsGoingUp posted to the Tesla Motors board. 7:59 PM

Hubris!

So far ahead they don't think they need to look behind. I wonder if this is justified?

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Wed Jun 11

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ItsGoingUp posted to the Math board. 2:38 AM

How not to be wrong

I'm very much enjoying Jordan Ellenberg's new book: "How not to be wrong: The power of mathematical thinking".

In it he says this, which I really like:
Mathematics is the study of things that come out a certain way because [more]

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ItsGoingUp posted to the Political Asylum board. 2:10 AM

Borowitz on Cantor defeat

Borowitz weighs in on the Eric Cantor debacle:
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Mon Jun 9

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:28 PM

Re: Obamacare Freeing People From Crappy Jobs

Your subject is misleadingly critical of TJ's, at least by implication.

It is no doubt the case that Obamacare is freeing people from crappy jobs (hey, it let me not have to go back to work!), but there's nothing in the article indicating [more]

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 2:37 AM

Re: Rising Cost of College

How awful that they want to learn and better themselves.

Well, I was trying to be somewhat tongue-in-cheek, but I know that doesn't convey well in text.

But, quite seriously, there are many ways to learn and better oneself, [more]

Sun Jun 8

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ItsGoingUp replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 11:09 PM

Re: Rising Cost of College

The ROTC scholarship did pay for college but entails other obligations. It is a choice but it isn't a free ride.

True. Or you could do what my oldest did and not go to college at all. That saved (me) a pile of money. My take is that [more]

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