* Posts by Peter 18

8 posts • joined 5 May 2010

BoJo, don't misuse stats then blurt disclaimers when you get rumbled

Peter 18

Journalists

Sadly Johnson, like Gove, comes from a journalism background: Being accurate doesn't matter. All that matters is getting attention. Sadly when real solutions and substance are needed, their approach, like detailed plans for Brexit, falls apart.

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Sci-Fi titan Jerry Pournelle passes,
aged 84

Peter 18

Bless.

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Peter 18

Oh look, the Daily Mail reader has arrived,

https://www.jerrypournelle.com/chaosmanor/climate-change-and-eternal-youth/

Here's Jerry, approvingly quoting the Heartland Institute, famous for their support of Philip Morris and working against tobacco bans. Now run along and have another 20 Rothmans.

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Peter 18

"Pournelle also exemplified what looks today like a sadly-bygone era, before even the facts of science became beholden to political alignment. A self-described political right-winger with a long association with Newt Gingrich, Pournelle's scientific judgement was unclouded."

He was a great communicator, but it's sad his understanding of climate change was so poor.

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EE: STILL Blighty's best mobe network, says 'Frappucino' Moore

Peter 18

But EE's customer service remains awful

That is all.

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So, who ought to be the next Doctor Who? It's up to YOU...

Peter 18

Jeff from Coupling

Can you not add Richard Coyle (Jeff from Coupling) to the list? He was fantastic delivering Steven Moffat's dialog, and we could introduce the concept of time felch.

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Sony PS3 extends lead over Microsoft's Xbox 360 by a cool million

Peter 18
Boffin

Re: Kinnect

You're so clever, because, right, Kinect isn't made by Sony! Yeah! Who'd a thunk it! Cos Sony don't sell a product they don't make! Man, I bow to you.

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Vote Lib Dem, doom humanity to extinction

Peter 18
Dead Vulture

What a steaming pile

Normally I enjoy Lewis' articles, but this has reached Orlowski-eqsue levels of alarmist trash. Perhaps Lewis is looking for a new job with the Murdoch press, or the Daily Mail.

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