Rin

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Be honest, if there's no sudden economic collapse, then Trump gets re-elected.
by Rin on 11 May 2018  22 comments, latest a month ago
I think what's happening is that the constant non-stop election contribution/Mueller chatter between the networks (CNN, MSNBC, etc) and the comedians (SNL, Colbert, Kimmel, etc) has completely dulled the senses...

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Simple, doctors are overpaid
by Rin on 28 Oct 2012  128 comments, latest a year ago
I think it's time that we stop the lies and admit the truth, doctors are simply overpaid. GPs are at ~$150K while specialists and surgical specialists are from $200K to...

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Instead of a restaurant called Hooters, how about just plain Hookers?
by Rin on 15 Aug 2016  26 comments, latest 2 years ago
This is what I don't get ... Instead of a silly restaurant named, Hooters, how about just plain ... Hookers! This solves the problem. There's a 'Hooters' near the Garden,...

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Is it time to declare San Francisco, an overrated city? (sfweekly.com)
by Rin on 20 Feb 2014  67 comments, latest 4 years ago
Starting from the Google Bus protests: http://www.sfweekly.com/2014-0 adding in the spraying of the homeless: http://america.aljazeera.com/a And then, the fact that a majority of the cityscape is dingy... it's practically a...

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Chronic Madness Syndrome, it can happen to you
by Rin on 8 Feb 2015  26 comments, latest 3 years ago
When you're engaged in a project, like the designing of a filtration system, you contemplate the layout, the components, how things connect, what heuristics one can apply, tangential pressure gradiations,...

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STEM is not culturally prestigious
by Rin on 12 Aug 2015  57 comments, latest 3 years ago
Why is it, that ppl try to make STEM education and its careers look prestigious to the naive of the world? What the popular press seems to fail at, is...

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From Rin, for Dan/Pat, but not the trolls ...
by Rin on 16 Oct 2016  29 comments, latest 2 years ago
Dan8267 says Rin says Rashomon says What? Most people don't feel the need to brag about having to pay hookers for sex, yet you choose to do it on a...

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Star Wars: the Last Jedi sucks
by Rin on 19 Dec 2017  19 comments, latest 6 months ago
#starwarssucksI refuse to watch this movie in the theaters.I'd listened to other viewers and this is possibly ... the most pathetic Star Wars movie (minus the 1st two prequels), of...

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Money matters in school admissions
by Rin on 19 May 2015  38 comments, latest 3 years ago
I'm writing this as an addendum to the following thread on affirmative action. http://patrick.net/misc/White+ When I retire from this hedge fund work, I plan on taking some more courses and...

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In a nutshell, Star Wars 7 is mediocre & unoriginal
by Rin on 27 Dec 2015  27 comments, latest 2 years ago
Spoilers below ... Without going completely nuts, this re-boot is more or less, a re-tread of the first trilogy's, episode 4, but with a few nostalgic hooks, to get the...

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Concerning the election protests by women ... f*ck you!
by Rin on 26 Jan 2017  13 comments, latest 8 months ago
I need to combine all of the themes together ... if Madonna is the spokesperson for PC women in America, then Fuck You! Yes, those were Madonna's original words, not...

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Rin is so grossed out by Silicon Valley dating concepts ... that he's leaving the USA for the next few months
by Rin on 24 Apr 2018  40 comments, latest 2 months ago
This idea grew out of this thread ...http://patrick.net/post/131 Which concluded on this idea ...BTW, Priscilla Chan is ugly. And she's Silicon Valley's richest wife.Even within the Halls of Harvard, she's...

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Another article on wasted graduate degrees (finance.yahoo.com)
by Rin on 7 Oct 2013  6 comments, latest 5 years ago
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/ I'm so happy that chemical engineering is listed because for the most part, its core knowledge base is around distillation, which had ended in America during the oil patch...

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Why do ppl promote the lie, 'Money Doesn't Bring Happiness' ? (iusedtohavehair.com)
by Rin on 6 Feb 2014  272 comments, latest 4 years ago
There are numerous commentators who tout the nonsense of Money not buying happiness ... http://iusedtohavehair.com/201 http://www.studymode.com/essay http://www.forbes.com/2004/09/ I will say one thing ... Corporate America, meaning engaging them, working for...

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The happiest profession is being independently wealthy (gringobandito.com)
by Rin on 20 Apr 2014  65 comments, latest 4 years ago
And then, doing exactly what one wants. Once again, Dexter Holland of Offspring, who made his millions in rock, has also invented a hot sauce which he's marketing. http://www.gringobandito.com And...

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Millennials will be the 1st generation to see the end of work
by Rin on 20 May 2014  114 comments, latest 4 years ago
The primary thing which defines the WWII & Boomers was that they were the generations which had actually experienced an era where one's labor was of value to society. And...

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I've decided not to have kids
by Rin on 10 Jul 2014  279 comments, latest 4 years ago
Ok, it's been said before but I'll say it again. I see myself as a creative and intelligent person who, if born rich, would be a Renaissance man doing my...

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For the record, the Star Wars prequels sucked (the-last-word.net)
by Rin on 31 Jan 2015  16 comments, latest 3 years ago
http://the-last-word.net/?p=17 http://whatculture.com/film/15 http://www.ign.com/articles/20

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Rin's corroboration with a female ex-classmate
by Rin on 16 Sep 2014  228 comments, latest 4 years ago
I had a chat with an old acquaintance from high school. She was one of the few girls who was in the advanced chemistry section and did extremely well on...

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If you're a real STEM person, think about the Navy Nuclear program
by Rin on 13 Oct 2014  33 comments, latest 4 years ago
This rant is a bit biased, as I know a few people in the Navy Nuclear Engineering program but for the most part, it's the only STEM work, which gets...
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