Monthly Archives: January 2013

San Francisco has the oldest working tide gauge in North America

From the following link: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/brook-meakins/preview-sea-level-rise_b_2569613.html San Francisco has the oldest continually operating tidal gauge in the Americas, which has recorded the varying sea levels since 1854. Over the past 100 years, it has tracked an 8-inch rise in water level. … Continue reading

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GNU/Linux Distro Roulette: back to Ubuntu (Sort of)

For some months, now, I’ve had my fun with Arch Linux, and I’ve been happy with it.   It’s solid; the updates are uncannily smooth and go without error, all the time; software is up to date; emacs is handled sanely … Continue reading

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