Category Archives: Mathematics

Android Phones

Hundreds of millions of them are vulnerable to having their cameras and mikes hacked.

I’ll have to check the Motorola site to see if they have a patch for my G6. This kind of thing is why I avoid the use of my cell unless I’m traveling.

[Update a couple minutes later]

OK, it seems that one way to prevent this is to not grant an app permission to access device storage. I rarely do that, so I’m probably OK.

[Update a few minutes later]

Sorry, link fixed.

Climate Models Versus Observations

A 2019 update.

TL;DR: They continue to run hot.

[Update a couple minutes later]

Climate utopias and engineering reality.

[Update a few minutes later]

How to trigger a global recession overnight? Ban fracking.

[Late-morning update]

Judith Curry reflects on “Climategate,” a decade later. Hard to believe it’s really been that long.