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Comment: Re:United Nations University, Not the UN (Score 1) 471

by crossconnects (#35851866) Attached to: What Happened To the Climate Refugees?

Many climate scientists whose names are on the UN report disavow any agreement with the report, correctly claiming that it was bad science, simply writing to a predetermined conclusion rather than examining the facts. If they were ever recruited for the report, their name appears on the final report even if they resigned because of their disagreement with the conclusions. The only exceptions are the ones who sued to have their names removed.

Comment: Re:Britain/Northern Europe is Ocean regulated. (Score 1) 571

by crossconnects (#34725582) Attached to: Our Lazy Solar Dynamo — Hello Dalton Minimum?

The funny thing is, an ice age is caused by warming oceans creating more evaporation and more precipitation in the cooler polar regions, not by cooler oceans.
Global warming is a myth, and the science is bad. It's all based on a computer model designed to "prove" manmade global warming, but measurements in the atmosphere and oceans don't bear out the model.

Comment: Re:Where in the world? (Score 0, Offtopic) 281

by crossconnects (#31886622) Attached to: Studying For Certification Exams On Company Time?

Communism in Europe did not flourish in western Europe, where the trend had gone to more limited government, but in Russia, where the Czar was still supreme. Capitalism with a limited government is still the best.
A government big enough to give you everything you want is big enough to take everything away. -- T. Jefferson (quoted from memory so may not be exact)
As far as employers paying for training, I think they should, but require a declining restitution rate.


+ - Executives and Network Security

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crossconnects writes: "I am working on a paper for my masters degree on the impact of executives on network security. Almost everybody has anecdotes about PHB's, but I am looking for empirical evidence that will support (or debunk) the concept of executives' attitudes effect on network security. I am doing much of it online so any published books available online would also help for bibliography."

Innovation is hard to schedule. -- Dan Fylstra