Archives for September 7, 2013

Melissa Harris-Perry hits on so many important points here that I’ll probably use this in class: Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

Joe Kernen is a business finance talking head who co-hosts CNBC’s Squawk Box. I don’t know if he actually knows much about Wall Street, but I can prove he doesn’t know squawk about Climate Science. Have a look (warning: Might make you dizzy): Something about a low participation rate because people are getting older. But…

Atlantic Hurricane Update (Updated)

Over the last several days the Atlantic has been very active, producing numerous storm systems that had promise to turn into something. Only one did, Gabrielle, and Gabrielle downgraded to a stormy blob (#1 on the above graphic from the National Weather Service). Gabrielle may well be back as a tropical storm, but there is…

A new book on Markdown

Markdown is a language that anyone can make good use of if you write material that has to be formatted in any of a number of ways, but without the downside of using a word processor (which is likely to mess up your material) or writing detailed code (like HTML or whatever you’d have to…