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Entries from September 2012


September 30th, 2012 · 4 Comments

I’m leaving this morning for Florida for a couple of days. Unfortunately not to a nice sandy beach or the exotic Everglades — Gainesville is just about in the middle of the north end of the peninsula. I’m spending two days at the University of Florida at a meeting about databasing plant specimens. I’ve written […]

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Tags: Family Updates

GM Losing Money on the Volt?

September 12th, 2012 · 3 Comments

There was an article yesterday from Reuters saying that GM is losing up to $49,000 on each Volt that they sell, and that it costs about $89,000 to produce one. You have to read the article carefully to realize that they are including the development cost, over a billion dollars, in the price by dividing […]

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Tags: Computers, Tech & Science · Opinion