Exxon Mobil Lends Its Support to a Carbon Tax Proposal – The New York Times: “The group, the Climate Leadership Council, unveiled a ‘conservative climate solution’ in February that would fight global warming by taxing greenhouse gas emissions and returning the money to taxpayers as a ‘climate dividend.’ The underlying idea is that, by making energy derived from fossil fuels more expensive, the free market will move more quickly and effectively toward renewable energy and other low-carbon solutions.”
“For a finite-size system to persist in time (to live), it must evolve in such a way that it provides easier access to the imposed currents that flow through it.”
When we read on dead trees, do we retain more?
They’ve fallen for all sorts of tricks: the silly notion that freezing or applying green sharpie to a CD can improve its sound.
The federal government already spends enough on student aid to cover tuition for every public college student in America. Maybe it’s time to try.
What if a TV program was more than just a video that you passively watched? What if developers or content producers could insert code into video in compelling ways that fundamentally changed the experience of watching TV?
I really *don’t* want my TV to run apps. Really. Please. Don’t do it.
Passcodes. The watch can and should, for most of us, eliminate passcodes altogether on iPhones, and Macs and, if Apple’s smart, PCs: As long as my watch is in range, let me in!
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With years of data, it seems possible to distinguish good teachers from poor ones. Does that indicate that, after collecting two or three years data on each new hire, districts should be using test scores for decisions about firings, tenure and pay?
The debate (a loose use of the word) certainly points to two sides of an argument. I’m not sure that it has enlightened me, or pointed me toward and acceptable solution to the problem.
The construction of a modern wonder of the world is now underway in western Texas as the plans for a clock that will tick for 10,000 years have been green lit by the hefty contribution from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.
How wonderfully excellent.