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What we ought not be doing is watering that plant of baloney (apnews.com)
by EBGuy on 19 Nov 2020  1 comment, latest 5 days ago
Wisconsin issues recount order in 2 counties as Trump wantedMADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Elections Commission issued an order Thursday to recount more than 800,000 ballots cast in two...

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Bay Area home buyers scoop up shrinking inventory at furious pace (sfchronicle.com)
by EBGuy on 20 Oct 2020  27 comments, latest a month ago
The median is the message. From Ess Eff Chronicle.

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Gallup asks "Are you better off than four years ago?"
by EBGuy on 9 Oct 2020  6 comments, latest a month ago

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HubHaus implodes (sfchronicle.com)
by EBGuy on 6 Oct 2020  7 comments, latest 2 months ago
HubHaus, like several other “co-living” startups, corporatized the long-standing tradition of group houses. It leased large houses, furnished the common areas, and then sublet bedrooms to young professionals in the...

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Twitter suspends Articles of Unity account (articlesofunity.org)
by EBGuy on 28 Aug 2020  13 comments, latest 3 months ago
Design you dream #Unity2020 ticket here.Left (pick one):Tulsi GabbardAndrew YangJesse VenturaRight (pick one):Dan CrenshawJocko WillinkWilliam H. McRaven

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Never go FULL Orwell (newdiscourses.com)
by EBGuy on 3 Aug 2020  5 comments, latest 4 months ago
Freedom is the freedom to say that 2+2=4. If that is granted, all else follows...In the end the Party would announce that two and two made five, and you would...

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SF Bay Area COVID-19 Second Wave Poll (reddit.com)
by EBGuy on 12 May 2020  30 comments, latest 6 months ago
Case rates have been falling since early April. Restrictions are slowly being lifted. The second wave of SARS-CoV-2 will hit the SF Bay Area in:A) Late SpringB) SummerC) Fall D)...

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Kanye, Obama and Chappelle
by EBGuy on 1 Nov 2019  18 comments, latest 6 months ago
This trio of African American men seems to be single-handedly beating back the dark forces of the identitarian left.

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Cure for the Common Cold (technologynetworks.com)
by EBGuy on 22 May 2020  6 comments, latest 6 months ago
Common cold season is back, which has people wondering why we catch the same virus, year after year. Why don't we ever develop immunity against the common cold? Professor Pierre...

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Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the NAR: Buy now or be priced out by inflation (bankrate.com)
by EBGuy on 21 May 2020  14 comments, latest 6 months ago
Yun predicts overall inflation will land in a range of 4 percent to 7 percent, although it’s not a widely held forecast. Many economists and market watchers anticipate no return...

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Government scientist Neil Ferguson resigns after breaking lockdown rules to meet his married lover (telegraph.co.uk)
by EBGuy on 5 May 2020  10 comments, latest 7 months ago
The things we won't do for loveI'd climb a mountain if I had toAnd risk my life so I could have you...They dope me up and I tell them liesFor...

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‘A Bargain With the Devil’—Bill Comes Due for Overextended Airbnb Hosts (wsj.com)
by EBGuy on 29 Apr 2020  12 comments, latest 7 months ago
Entrepreneurs built mini-empires of short-term rental properties, borrowing against revenue that’s now vanishing under coronavirus lockdownsFor years, Cheryl Dopp considered the ding on her phone from a new Airbnb Inc....

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More than a FIFTH of New York City residents tested positive for coronavirus antibodies (dailymail.co.uk)
by EBGuy on 23 Apr 2020  50 comments, latest 7 months ago
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/ne

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Thanks to COVID-19, Social Security’s day of reckoning may be even closer than we thought (marketwatch.com)
by EBGuy on 16 Apr 2020  19 comments, latest 7 months ago
A lot less money is coming in, and pretty soon, more will be going out

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SF Bay Area: Mask Up (sfchronicle.com)
by EBGuy on 22 Apr 2020  8 comments, latest 7 months ago
To slow spread of coronavirus, counties to start enforcing face mask requirementsWe're all antifa now.EDIT: Click here to find out who is demonstrating COVID-19 transmission disrupting eyewear and bandana.Failure to...

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Serology results in LA appear to confirm Santa Clara tests (news.usc.edu)
by EBGuy on 20 Apr 2020  4 comments, latest 7 months ago
From USC:Based on the results of the first round of testing, the research team estimates that approximately 4.1% of the county’s adult population has an antibody to the virus. Adjusting...

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Stanfurd Santa Clara results are in.... (medrxiv.org)
by EBGuy on 17 Apr 2020  9 comments, latest 7 months ago
As I've been telling you this past week, patience grasshopper, the serology tests will tell all. Looks like positive news.These prevalence estimates represent a range between 48,000 and 81,000 people...

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Live from New York: Will ChiCom Virus send me to the hospital? (medrxiv.org)
by EBGuy on 15 Apr 2020  3 comments, latest 7 months ago
Hot off the pre-print server: Factors associated with hospitalization and critical illness among 4,103 patients with Covid-19 disease in New York City (PDF)

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Police Chief Accused of Linking Deputy’s Covid-19 Death to ‘Homosexual Events’ (nytimes.com)
by EBGuy on 14 Apr 2020  2 comments, latest 7 months ago
See: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/0 In unrelated news San Francisco Pride parade and celebration cancelled

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COVID Cold War: A New Hope (sst.dk)
by EBGuy on 13 Apr 2020  5 comments, latest 7 months ago
The Danes are sending kids back to school based on a serology study. In the US, Stanfurd took randomized samples in Santa Clara County last week to test for antibodies,...

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Waking Up to Reality (city-journal.org)
by EBGuy on 9 Apr 2020  1 comment, latest 8 months ago
Covid-19 exposes the American system’s systemic decay—and our need to update our understanding of the world.Meantime, esoteric forms of intellectual exercise that prioritize human subjectivity and the power of social...

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Looks like Yelp reviews mostly non-essential businesses (bizjournals.com)
by EBGuy on 9 Apr 2020  2 comments, latest 8 months ago
From Ess Eff Business Times:Yelp plans to slash 1,000 jobs, furlough another 1,100 employees and reduce hours for other workers as COVID-19 steals away a large portion of its business,...

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Peterson's Best Lecture?
by EBGuy on 27 Mar 2020  1 comment, latest 8 months ago
Are borders good or bad? Yes. Some interesting political analysis starts at 43:40.

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SoftBank: It's different this time (fastcompany.com)
by EBGuy on 19 Dec 2019  16 comments, latest 8 months ago
SoftBank managed to combine two of the industries of the last bubble, real estate and tech, in a couple of their investments. Compass real estate has followed the grow by...

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The Masque of the Red Death: Wesport Edition (sfgate.com)
by EBGuy on 24 Mar 2020  1 comment, latest 8 months ago
And now was acknowledged the presence of the Red Death. He had come like a thief in the night. And one by one dropped the revellers in the blood-bedewed halls...

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CNN comes for Rogan (t.co)
by EBGuy on 24 Jan 2020  9 comments, latest 10 months ago
Wow, these people are truly insane.Bernie Sanders is facing a backlash from some Democrats after his campaign trumpeted an endorsement from comedian Joe Rogan, a popular podcast and YouTube talk...

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I'm back
by EBGuy on 24 Sep 2019  10 comments, latest a year ago

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The day the KFOG died... (sfgate.com)
by EBGuy on 26 Aug 2019  20 comments, latest a year ago
Alt-rock radio mainstay KFOG 104.5 is signing off after 36 years on the air.

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Snopes declares war on satire site (babylonbee.com)
by EBGuy on 21 Aug 2019  4 comments, latest a year ago
Website fires back:U.S.—A troubling new survey released by The Babylon Bee confirmed Wednesday that too many people think Snopes is a real fact-checking website.The survey found that over 60% of...

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Gavin's Choice (sfchronicle.com)
by EBGuy on 15 Aug 2019  3 comments, latest a year ago
From the Ess Eff Chronicle:So far, at least publicly, Newsom hasn’t taken the lead on AB5, the state legislation that would turn Uber and Lyft drivers and other gig workers...

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All the news that's fit to print (slate.com)
by EBGuy on 15 Aug 2019  2 comments, latest a year ago
New York Times staffer:I’m wondering to what extent you think that the fact of racism and white supremacy being sort of the foundation of this country should play into our...

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It's cash or.... (sfgate.com)
by EBGuy on 7 May 2019  12 comments, latest 2 years ago
San Francisco to ban cashless brick-and-mortar storesPrivacy nuts and the unbanked rejoice.

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California Governors Race
by EBGuy on 5 Jun 2018  5 comments, latest 2 years ago
It could get pretty weird if Gavin's ex-wife continues dating Don Jr. What are the chances that Villaraigosa makes it through?

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The Liberalists are coming, the Liberalists are coming...
by EBGuy on 15 Apr 2018  Posted 3 years ago
Will Sargon survive?

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Dr. Peterson goes to Great Britain
by EBGuy on 18 Jan 2018  8 comments, latest 3 years ago

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Manage App Permissions in Android 6.0 (support.google.com)
by EBGuy on 3 Feb 2016  4 comments, latest 5 years ago
To be frank, I don't get excited about much in tech these days. I wouldn't let my by kids install the latest Minions app because it wanted to know my...

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High-yield hydrogen production from biomass (pnas.org)
by EBGuy on 13 Apr 2015  6 comments, latest 6 years ago
This one's for all you hydrogen haters out there. Ultimately, it looks like what they're hoping for is a massively distributed system with smaller facilities for producing hydrogen from biowaste...

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Blue Shield versus Sutter Health (mercurynews.com)
by EBGuy on 7 Jan 2015  6 comments, latest 6 years ago
Who's gonna win? Hundreds of thousands of people have been told they will need to switch doctors soon due to a contract dispute between Sutter Health and Blue Shield of...

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Rent Seeking: Air Edition (energyupgradeca.org)
by EBGuy on 8 May 2014  1 comment, latest 7 years ago
I have to admit, I was a bit confused by my negative electric bill this past month. Households will receive a credit in April and October each year, and small...

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The Return of the Feed the Squirrels letter (online.wsj.com)
by EBGuy on 15 Jan 2013  5 comments, latest 8 years ago
I personally heard of someone who got a house, despite being outbid, due to a letter that was submitted with an offer. This is a meme from the peak of...
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