Monthly Archives: November 2009

The wrong way to dump data

What is wrong with this statement? The data were gathered from weather stations around the world and then adjusted to take account of variables in the way they were collected. The revised figures were kept, but the originals — stored … Continue reading

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Booktitles as User Interfaces (pt. 1)

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A case of gross scientific misconduct

The email archive of the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) of the University of East Anglia has been stolen mischievously by evil, criminal thieves – or by heroic, brave whistleblowers committed to highest ideals, depending on your viewpoint – and publicised. … Continue reading

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Der Präsident fordert seine Wiederwahl

Dear non-German-speaking readers: This is about soccer, more specifically the Colognian soccer club 1. FC Köln. Feel free to ignore. I just need to vent some steam. Der Stadtanzünder berichtet in gewohnt untertäniger Pose Der Präsident fordert Erklärungen darüber, dass … Continue reading

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