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Tom Lum Forest's Profile

Middle-aged .NET programmer, Web & Windows; musician (four albums & counting); naturalist (Sierra Club wilderness hike leader). MIT '80+6 Course XV - Sloan School of Management, concentrated in System Dynamics simulation modeling.

Real Name: Tom Forest

Gender: male

Location: Oregon, USA

Occupation: Programmer/Analyst

Hobbies: sing; play guitar; hike; read; write

Diaries published: 26 (353 days since last diary on Fri May 16, 2014 at 05:18 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 227 (275 days since last comment on Sun Aug 03, 2014 at 02:42 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 500

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: Celebrating Ten Years of Mindfulness, 76 comments, 93 recommends

People Following Tom Lum Forest: 21

Tom Lum Forest's Most Recent Diaries:

Before the relocations of 100,000 - indeed, within 24 hours of Pearl Harbor - a much smaller number of people of Japanese ancestry were arrested and ultimately put into POW camps with captured Axis ...
by Tom Lum Forest
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri May 16, 2014 at 05:18 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Last year the Maya , this year Romans.This is the draft I submitted to the conference for acceptance. I will add to it prior to the 2014 International System Dynamics Conference , provided I am ...
by Tom Lum Forest
Comment Count 30 comments on Fri Mar 21, 2014 at 12:37 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Unlike all other Latinos, Cubanos get preferential US immigration treatment: there is no illegal Cubano immigrant problem. Not by coincidence, the GOP's two star 'Latinos' Rubio and Cruz are Cubanos.
by Tom Lum Forest
Comment Count 72 comments on Tue Feb 25, 2014 at 10:29 PM PST with 30 Recommends
They cook the same recipe: no discernible policy knowledge, beliefs, or expertise, and just one area of competence - fundraising. New York Magazine's recent Christie profile make that clear. Romney ...
by Tom Lum Forest
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Feb 18, 2014 at 08:24 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Immigration is undoing the Mexican-American War of 1846-8, which set most of the current boundary. But boundaries are not impervious, immutable barriers: The Economist points out that in significant ...
by Tom Lum Forest
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Feb 13, 2014 at 08:46 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Those seem to be the justification and consequence of " Stand Your Ground " laws. Is rewarding fear - feeding fear with violence - the best way to live as a civil society? Is "reasonable belief of ...
by Tom Lum Forest
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Jan 15, 2014 at 10:14 PM PST with 7 Recommends

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