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Housing is saving the economy
by Heraclitusstudent on 21 Jan 2020  Posted 2 days ago
Manufacturing has been crashing. May rebound a bit. While housing construction was up last year and is now spiking, and still low enough to continue to go up. I'm talking...

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U.S.-China Decoupling on Technology = Peak Globalization: Bremmer (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 21 Jan 2020  1 comment, latest 2 days ago
"The decision of the US and the Chinese to decouple from each other in terms of technology is the single biggest step away from globalization we have seen in the...

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Intel is getting killed... (wccftech.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 16 Jan 2020  14 comments, latest 2 days ago
Taken over by Taiwan's TSMC. - Apple’s 5nm A14 SoC Could Put 15-inch MacBook Pro’s 6-Core CPU to Shame, Suggests Latest Infohttps://wccftech.com/apple - AMD Zen 3 ‘4000 Series’ Processors And...

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How the Next Decade’s Technological Tsunami Will Change Life as We Know It (vanityfair.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 6 Jan 2020  26 comments, latest 16 days ago
https://www.vanityfair.com/new This time a decade ago, there was no such thing as an iPad. There were no food delivery meal kits. You didn’t speak to a machine called Alexa or...

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GW Bush, Idiot #1 (atlanticcouncil.org)
by Heraclitusstudent on 6 Jan 2020  16 comments, latest 16 days ago
Iraqi parliament calls for US withdrawalhttps://www.atlantic After years of war, many US casualties, many more civilians casualties, and hundreds of billions of dollars, what has the US achieved? Total chaos....

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The end of homo sapiens (humanbrainproject.eu)
by Heraclitusstudent on 13 Dec 2019  15 comments, latest a month ago
So we now live in a world where we have projects to: - simulate a human brain in a computer: https://www.humanbrainproject. - implement brain-computer interface: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ - extend human life,...

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China bans foreign technology in its government and public offices (cnn.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 9 Dec 2019  5 comments, latest a month ago
Including Intel and AMD processors, Microsoft OS. I guess the only appropriate answer is to ban 100% of tech gadgets made in China. https://www.cnn.com/2019/12/09 https://gizmodo.com/amd-and-in If it is as sweeping...

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China's PBOC Says Its Own Cryptocurrency Is ‘Close’ to Release (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 29 Oct 2019  10 comments, latest 3 months ago
https://www.bloomberg.com/news "Mu repeated the PBOC’s intention that the digital currency would replace M0, or cash in circulation, rather than M2, which would generate credit and impact monetary policy. The digital...

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China Launches a $29 Billion Fund to Dominate Semiconductors (wccftech.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 29 Oct 2019  10 comments, latest 3 months ago
https://wccftech.com/china-lau

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CA loves salt ponds more than housing. (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 24 Sep 2019  18 comments, latest 4 months ago
https://www.bloomberg.com/news "The latest [lawsuit] targets a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency decision to exclude almost 1,400 acres of ponds from protection under the federal Clean Water Act, opening them to commercial...

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Trump the troll
by Heraclitusstudent on 8 Aug 2019  52 comments, latest 4 months ago
Trump main activity seems to be to reveal in causing outrage. When he tweets something like: "Why don’t they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested...

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trillion dollar deficits are the new normal (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 30 Aug 2018  5 comments, latest 5 months ago
U.S. Faces New Normal of Trillion Dollar Deficits, Collender Sayshttps://www.bloomberg.com/ "If there is an economic downturn at some point in the next 5 years, we are talking about a 2...

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Arquette: "I’m sorry I was born white and privileged. It disgusts me." (yahoo.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 9 Aug 2019  22 comments, latest 5 months ago
Here's something for pat.net to chew on.https://www.yahoo.com/enter

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On Social disintegration, mass shootings and Tribalism
by Heraclitusstudent on 4 Aug 2019  24 comments, latest 6 months ago
You see the signs of a social disintegration all around us: - suicides, depressions keep increasing, as is the use of drugs.- the most frequent answer to "how many friends...

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The end of the cycle
by Heraclitusstudent on 2 Aug 2019  8 comments, latest 6 months ago
I'm not gonna quote Russian propaganda RT or zerohedge. These are a few facts: 1) The economy is decelerating: Shown in PMI, Construction spending, Investments...Of course, slowdown happens and it...

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The Next 10 Years
by Heraclitusstudent on 2 Aug 2019  7 comments, latest 6 months ago
Just projecting trends: 1) Social disintegration continues - Continued increase in suicides, drug use, and social isolation. - A new economic crisis will lead to great tensions between European countries,...

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96% of millennials suffer from burnout (finance.yahoo.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 15 Jul 2019  4 comments, latest 6 months ago
In a survey of workers aged 23 to 28, treatment center Yellowbrick found that 96% of millennials suffer from burnout to the point where it impacts their everyday lives. A...

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Queen of the globalists
by Heraclitusstudent on 2 Jul 2019  11 comments, latest 7 months ago
Madame Lagarde nominated ECB president.What can possibly go wrong?

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The World Will Get Half Its Power From Wind, Solar by 2050 (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 18 Jun 2019  95 comments, latest 7 months ago
70% if nuclear, hydro are included. https://www.bloomberg.com/news

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Our internal pictures of the opposite party are terribly inaccurate. (washingtonpost.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 24 Jun 2019  3 comments, latest 7 months ago
Americans thought 32 percent of Democrats are gay, lesbian or bisexual. The correct answer is 6 percent.Americans thought 38 percent of Republicans made more than $250,000 a year. The correct...

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Bizarre Fox rant against the metric system "the yoke of tyranny" (mediamatters.org)
by Heraclitusstudent on 6 Jun 2019  21 comments, latest 8 months ago
Tucker Carlson: "Almost every nation on Earth has fallen under the yoke of tyranny -- the metric system""Esperanto died, but the metric system continues, this weird, utopian, inelegant creepy system...

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4/10 American adults wouldn’t be able to cover an unexpected $400 expense (nytimes.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 23 May 2019  30 comments, latest 8 months ago
Four in 10 American adults wouldn’t be able to cover an unexpected $400 expense with cash, savings or a credit-card charge that could be quickly paid off, a new Federal...

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Long-Term Story Is `China Vs. Everyone' (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 23 May 2019  2 comments, latest 8 months ago
https://www.bloomberg.com/news The Tech Cold War Has Begun.China now has no choice but to pursue technological independence, and will burn the cash to achieve it."There’s hope that this latest escalation is...

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Grumpy cat died... (bbc.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 17 May 2019  4 comments, latest 8 months ago
https://www.bbc.com/news/world

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FULFILLED HUMAN POTENTIAL: 500 years ago died Leonardo da Vinci (blogs.scientificamerican.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 2 May 2019  Posted 9 months ago
https://blogs.scientificameric

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Which distribution of wealth do you prefer?
by Heraclitusstudent on 29 Apr 2019  16 comments, latest 9 months ago
Option #1: - richest 20% owns 33% of the wealth.- poorest 20% owns 10% of the wealth.Option #2:- richest 20% owns 84% of the wealth. - poorest 20% owns 0.1%...

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Bloomberg: Soak the Boomers to Save Capitalism (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 24 Apr 2019  7 comments, latest 9 months ago
Hummm... choose between boomers or capitalism... what to do?...https://www.bloomberg.co

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Donald Trump Says ISIS Defeated for at Least the Tenth Time (newsweek.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 23 Apr 2019  2 comments, latest 9 months ago
A month ago: https://www.newsweek.com/donal Now: Did they just claimed the attack in Sri Lanka?

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Are we finally sliding into Iwog 2017 L-shaped depression? (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 12 Apr 2019  4 comments, latest 9 months ago
I have an increasing sense of foreboding. https://www.bloomberg.com/opin Read 'Calculated Risk' putting some lipstick on that pig :

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I'm liquidating my stocks and going to cash
by Heraclitusstudent on 28 Mar 2019  74 comments, latest 9 months ago
Rash... I know. I think the best we can hope at this point is 1 year of slow growth and a volatile market before some kind of recession.

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Silicon Valley is a den of lies and crushed dreams (nypost.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 27 Jul 2017  3 comments, latest 10 months ago
http://nypost.com/2017/07/26/s Their code is broken. Silicon Valley has hit a rough patch. Data released Wednesday by job site Glassdoor finds that software-related job growth in the San Jose area has...

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Jennifer Lawrence explains how we can unbreak America in this new short film.
by Heraclitusstudent on 7 Mar 2019  16 comments, latest 10 months ago

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China cold war news this morning
by Heraclitusstudent on 21 Feb 2019  23 comments, latest a year ago
\On Bloomberg TV.- to build solar power station in space, its own space station, support private rockets, its own GPS network, some satellite repair capabilities that the US military say...

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Fuel economy
by Heraclitusstudent on 3 Aug 2018  41 comments, latest a year ago
President Trump’s proposed this week to weaken fuel-efficiency standards for cars and light trucksThis begs a few questions: Does he like to pay a lot for oil to Arab countries?...

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Global housing boom end and builders (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 1 Aug 2018  5 comments, latest a year ago
https://www.bloomberg.com/news I think the slowdown is purely based on prices and we still need a massive amount of new housing which will be good for home builders. Any thoughts about...

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Gas prices
by Heraclitusstudent on 4 Jan 2019  40 comments, latest a year ago
June 2008: - Oil ~$150- Gas ~$4 Jan 2019: - Oil <$50- Gas ~$4... falling from the OPEC cartel frying pan into the oil refiners cartel fire?

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Lazy Poor Person Has Never Earned Passive Income From Stock Dividends A Day In His Life (local.theonion.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 14 Feb 2019  29 comments, latest a year ago
https://local.theonion.com/laz MUNCIE, IN—Shaking their heads in disgust at the irresponsible man’s laziness and lack of initiative, sources disclosed to reporters Monday that impoverished 53-year-old Luke Reilly has never earned passive...

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China will build 4 nuclear aircraft carriers (scmp.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 8 Feb 2019  8 comments, latest a year ago
Don't see that mentioned in MSM. https://www.scmp.com/news/chin

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China peals Pakistan from the US side (nytimes.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 8 Feb 2019  4 comments, latest a year ago
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/1

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AI humor, nervous laughters edition: super bowl ads (slate.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 7 Feb 2019  2 comments, latest a year ago
https://slate.com/technology/2
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