Interesting Analysis of California’s “Camp Fire”

The Cliff Mass Weather and Climate Blog has in interesting analysis of the cause of the wildfires raging in California.  To summarize, a PG&E power line failure occurred about 15 minutes before the fire was first reported, and that fire was first spotted very close to the faulty line. PG&E has a difficult time placing Read More …

Why “Wheat Belly” is Junk Science

A few months back, I had a conversation with some family members in the medical profession that enthusiastically proclaimed the work of Dr. William Davis, author of the “Wheat Belly” books, diet, and related website. The book claims (among other things), that gluten intolerance (and we’re NOT talking about Celiac Disease, which effects only about Read More …

Python2 and Python3 Compatability

Overview The Python package “python-future” can be installed to permit Python3 scripts to run under Python2, and/or to convert Python2 scripts to Python3. Installation To install python-future to a Python2 build, simply load the necessary Python module (or use the native Python2 installation) and run: pip install future Using or Conversion Experience has shown that Read More …