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Who I Am, and Why the New Blog
Norm says No ^ | Norm Matloff

Posted on 07/05/2014 10:19:42 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal

Hi, Norm Matloff here. I’m a professor of computer science at the University of California, Davis, and formerly was a statistics professor at that university, but I also write about social issues. As the saying goes, “My life is an open book”–you can read the details of my background in my online bio.

I’ve written op-eds for the New York Times, the Washington Post, Bloomberg View, CNN and so on. Bloomberg gathers together its op-eds grouped by author; click here to see mine, and thus get an idea of my interests and views.

(SNIP)

In this blog, my topics will often fall into one of these categories:

The tech industry labor market, especially regarding the H-1B work visa and age discrimination (starting at age 35!). STEM education issues. University admissions policies, particularly related to diversity. China–culture, politics, language, relations with the U.S. Economics.

(Excerpt) Read more at normsaysno.wordpress.com ...


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: ibtz; norm; tech; visa; zuckerberg
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1 posted on 07/05/2014 10:19:42 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

Congratulations.


2 posted on 07/05/2014 10:40:09 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

I hope this isn’t your blog, or you will be getting an incoming from Humblegunner. lol


3 posted on 07/05/2014 10:47:50 PM PDT by Viennacon (Rebuke the Repuke!)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

Is this your blog?


4 posted on 07/05/2014 10:59:53 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

Are you here to sell health care, immigration, global warming or evolution ?

We get a lot of that already just to let you know


5 posted on 07/05/2014 11:58:26 PM PDT by reefdiver (Be the Best you can be Whatever you Dream to be)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal
click here to see mine, and thus get an idea of my interests and views.

"Norm" has an exaggerated sense of self importance.

I don't think anyone one the planet gives a damn about his interests and views.

6 posted on 07/06/2014 4:05:22 AM PDT by humblegunner
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To: humblegunner

“Never have lives less-lived been more-chronicled.” -Dennis Miller


7 posted on 07/06/2014 4:10:44 AM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: humblegunner

I will judge his writings by their content. I learn something from everything I read.


8 posted on 07/06/2014 4:34:41 AM PDT by Loud Mime (arguetheconstitution.com See if the video makes sense to you.)
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To: Cvengr

That’s a good one. I love Miller’s sardonic wit.


9 posted on 07/06/2014 4:39:09 AM PDT by Excellence (Marine mom since April 11, 2014)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

Looks like you’ve run out of relatives to comment over on your blog...


10 posted on 07/06/2014 4:47:10 AM PDT by metesky (My investment program is holding steady @ $0.05 cents a can.)
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To: Loud Mime
I learn something from everything I read.

Me too.

When I read blogs, I mostly learn that they suck.

11 posted on 07/06/2014 4:50:36 AM PDT by humblegunner
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

Interesting. Thanks for the mad data scientist repost. Best wishes. Thanks for your posts/presence on FR.


12 posted on 07/06/2014 4:51:03 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: humblegunner

Yep. Mostly.


13 posted on 07/06/2014 4:56:31 AM PDT by Loud Mime (arguetheconstitution.com See if the video makes sense to you.)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

I’ve written op-eds for CNN.
Bragging or complaining?.


14 posted on 07/06/2014 7:12:52 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: ObamahatesPACoal; humblegunner
Personally I am encouraged by your efforts and look forward to your insight.

I'm sure you are aware there are those here on FR who will be highly critical of your labor and a constant source of discouragement to your cause.

I can assure they do so out of clear jealousy much more than their feigned righteousness about protecting FR from self serving bloggers only interested in getting hits on their site. Thankfully such are few, but do manage to show up, to display their Green-eyed monster.

Congratulations on your decision and Good Luck in your battle against those who would destroy our Free Republic, presuming that being a freeper, such is the focus of your project.

15 posted on 07/06/2014 7:15:21 AM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: humblegunner

Before the internet enabled bloggers to share their thoughts online they were limited to exposing themselves at people in bus stations.


16 posted on 07/06/2014 7:17:36 AM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: Cvengr

“It’s not a bad idea to get in the habit of writing down one’s thoughts. It saves one having to bother anyone else with them.”

Isabel Colgate “The Shooting Party”


17 posted on 07/06/2014 7:28:29 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: PoloSec

Well said.


18 posted on 07/06/2014 8:17:22 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

I don’t know who you are, but I know what FR is, and there’s currently a Freepathon going on.

If you haven’t donated, I hope you’ll do so, especially after using the site for your own aims rather than posting your content here.


19 posted on 07/06/2014 8:52:09 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: CatherineofAragon

I don’t know who you are, .........


All you need to do is read a little. He’s one of the good guys.


20 posted on 07/06/2014 9:09:26 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: laplata
He’s one of the good guys.

Then why did he excerpt his own material?

21 posted on 07/06/2014 9:11:46 AM PDT by humblegunner
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

IBTZ


22 posted on 07/06/2014 9:16:48 AM PDT by Night Hides Not (Remember the Alamo! Remember Goliad! Remember Mississippi!)
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To: humblegunner

Then why did he excerpt his own material?


It’s good and worth reading.


23 posted on 07/06/2014 9:19:29 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: Loud Mime; humblegunner; shibumi; ObamahatesPACoal
I will judge his writings by their content. I learn something from everything I read.

Let's see if he actually POSTS any content (as opposed to a lame teaser).

Not off to a good start so far. If the OP is the blogger, he's just using FR and our donations to his own end.

24 posted on 07/06/2014 9:20:23 AM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: laplata
It’s good and worth reading.

Then why doesn't he post more than a lame teaser? If he thinks it's worth posting, then he can post it, dammit.

25 posted on 07/06/2014 9:21:22 AM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: laplata
It’s good and worth reading.

If he posts it, I might read it.

26 posted on 07/06/2014 9:25:19 AM PDT by humblegunner
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To: Larry Lucido

I like it.


27 posted on 07/06/2014 9:33:57 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: humblegunner

I already put it in my favorites so it’s handy.


28 posted on 07/06/2014 9:34:52 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: laplata

I guess he was ashamed of it or he would have posted the whole thing.


29 posted on 07/06/2014 9:40:23 AM PDT by humblegunner
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse

Before the internet enabled bloggers to share their thoughts online they were limited to exposing themselves at people in bus stations.


That’s not nice. Are you saying Jim Robinson did that?


30 posted on 07/06/2014 9:42:07 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: humblegunner

Not likely.


31 posted on 07/06/2014 9:43:28 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: laplata

Hi, laplata. He can post his stuff here, though. Freepathons are taking too long, and it bugs me to see attempts to direct traffic elsewhere.


32 posted on 07/06/2014 9:43:42 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: laplata

You think Jim is a blogger?


33 posted on 07/06/2014 9:44:47 AM PDT by humblegunner
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To: CatherineofAragon

Hi. I understand. :)


34 posted on 07/06/2014 9:46:00 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: humblegunner

Not me.


35 posted on 07/06/2014 9:47:46 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: laplata

Watching any of the WD marathon? We have the Blu-Rays, but I still have the TV on, LOL.


36 posted on 07/06/2014 9:51:04 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: CatherineofAragon

Watching any of the WD marathon? We have the Blu-Rays, but I still have the TV on, LOL.


Yes, I switch over periodically. I was an Open Carry Independence Day parade and about 550 of us were carrying. There was a man who looked almost exactly like Daryl but he was carrying a pistol. I was going to talk to him but he disappeared. LOL One of my brothers saw him and saw the resemblance, too.

Does the new season start in Oct.? I can’t remember. It’s nice that you have the Blu-Rays.


37 posted on 07/06/2014 10:22:25 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: laplata

Even aside from the Daryl lookalike, that must have been one awesome parade.

Yep, the show will be back in October. There’s a preview episode of “Talking Dead” coming on tonight, and another special on Tuesday...”Inside The Walking Dead”, I believe.


38 posted on 07/06/2014 10:44:47 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: CatherineofAragon

Yes, it was really neat. And County Sheriffs from 4 counties led the parade.

Thanks for the reminder about tonight. It should be good.


39 posted on 07/06/2014 10:49:43 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal; Viennacon; laplata; humblegunner; Larry Lucido; CatherineofAragon; Loud Mime; ...
All this back and forth is interesting, but there's one thing ..... still no answer to a simple question I asked 12 hours ago.

Is this your blog?

Optional answers may include:

"Yes"

"No"

"I'm too busy hiding under the couch with the dog untill the fireworks stop to either be sure or answer."

40 posted on 07/06/2014 11:08:20 AM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: shibumi

LOL

It’s really not difficult. Follow FR rules and everybody can read what you wrote.


41 posted on 07/06/2014 12:59:32 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: Larry Lucido

I’m not impressed. Lots of fanfare and little else.


42 posted on 07/06/2014 2:19:55 PM PDT by Loud Mime (arguetheconstitution.com See if the video makes sense to you.)
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To: laplata

Are you saying Jim Robinson is a blogger?


43 posted on 07/06/2014 2:43:23 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse

Not me. Are you?


44 posted on 07/06/2014 2:59:57 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal; humblegunner; laplata; Viennacon; shibumi; reefdiver; Cvengr; Loud Mime; ...

Here’s something that definitely wasn’t written by me but that everyone should see, especially with the situation we find ourselves in:

What Good Can a Handgun Do Against An Army?
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-backroom/2312894/posts


45 posted on 07/06/2014 3:06:43 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Excellent. Thanks. It’s always good to read that again.


46 posted on 07/06/2014 3:12:27 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: laplata

Yes, you are annoying.


47 posted on 07/06/2014 3:13:07 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse

T S


48 posted on 07/06/2014 3:14:05 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: laplata

I really don’t want to know what you ate for lunch.


49 posted on 07/06/2014 3:14:59 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse

T S


50 posted on 07/06/2014 3:16:57 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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