The Reference Frame
Supersymmetric world from a conservative viewpoint
Friday, May 26, 2017
Zuckerberg's embarrassing degree, commencement speech
I have avoided Facebook for years but I think it's right that its primary founder is a billionaire. When billions of people think that t...
Physics World insults me, simultaneously promotes climate alarmism and crackpottery in HEP
The writer's cognitive dissonance is amazing Most readers of news outlets about science have begun to notice that most of the conventi...
Thursday, May 25, 2017
W-Z-Unruh's solution to the cosmological constant problem is intriguing
Several folks have asked me how I reacted to the paper How the huge energy of quantum vacuum gravitates to drive the slow accelerating expa...
A new finance minister: a typically gradual Czech resolution of a crisis
First, different news from Czech politics: the Czech Parliament recognized Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and criticized UNESCO for its a...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Hep-ph arXiv conquered by GAMBIT
Most of the new hep-ph papers on the arXiv were released by the same large collaboration called GAMBIT which stands for The Global And Modu...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Salman Abedi (23) strikes in Manchester
My condolences to the friends and families of the (so far) 21 innocent victims of a suicide attack (involving a home-made explosive device w...
Monday, May 22, 2017
Conceptual penis drives climate change
The 1996 Sokal hoax has shown that the social scientists' journals considered prestigious didn't have any standards, the "rese...
Sunday, May 21, 2017
EURCZK: the distortions of the market may fade away now
About two weeks ago, my broker (similarly to at least some others ) increased the margin requirements for CZK-based pairs by a factor of 20 ...
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Quantum mechanics is another example of deductive reasoning
Objectivity of the truth is separate, unnecessary, and non-existent For various psychological, metaphysical, and quasi-religious reasons, ...
Friday, May 19, 2017
Flynn-Trump witch hunt is McCarthyism reloaded
Astro breaking news: Tabby's star is dropping again What our finance minister Mr Babiš has been doing – and how our president has provi...
Spacetimes as thick (objects and) amplifiers of information
There are a whopping 23 new hep-th papers today, not counting the cross-listed ones, and some of them are very interesting. For example, Ka...
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Young Sheldon: a first look
Sheldon Cooper is arguably the centerpiece of The Big Bang Theory which has been the most successful TV sitcom in the world in the recent d...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
US, sane European countries should warn EU against anti-Hungarian blackmail
First, off-topic news from particle physics: Cool new search for low-mass boosted resonances @CMSexperiment https://t.co/KoxNF9SLUK pic....
Richard Lindzen's talk in Prague
I am still a bit overloaded (also because the new phone I bought yesterday had a defective charging/battery and speaker so I returned it). S...
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
QBism: Fuchs vs Bohr+Motl
Quantum Bayesianist Christopher Fuchs wrote a laughable, 43-page-long reply (titled Notwithstanding Bohr, the Reasons for QBism ) to two blo...
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