David Knights' Weblog

December 28, 2020

I have questions

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 11:49 am
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Story here.  This sounds amazing. And there isn’t any reason it shouldn’t work. A 400 times yield increase has to come with some sort of trade-off and I am wondering what it is.  If it is scalable, you certainly could all but eliminate hunger and the worry of over-population in the foreseeable future.

July 13, 2019


Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 12:59 am
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Japan is in demographic free-fall.  At this rate China won’t have to take any action, they’ll just wait until Japan is to weak to respond.  Given that Japan is the strongest US ally in the region, this has a long-term impact on US policy as well.


January 12, 2012

The war on girls

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 4:38 pm
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A disturbing article on the changes in male/female population balance.

December 17, 2010

Ted Turner, global idiot

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 6:51 am
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See the news report here.  When you find that authoritarian communist regimes are agreeing with what you advocate, it might be time to rethink your position.  Then again, I suspect Mr. Turner would feel right at home in such a regime, as long as he isn’t required to live by the rules he sets for the little people.

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