Category Archives: geology

It’s Baaaaaaack!!

Rain or shine, it’s coming. For the first time since 2008 we will be hosting our Spaghetti Western Stampede party! So, what exactly is a Spaghetti Western, you may ask. Well – its 2 things, really. It’s an “Italo-Western” style … Continue reading

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Of “Peakists”, “Doomers”, “Survivalists”, “Alarmists”, “Deniers”, and “Cornucopians”

Writing about the use (and misuse) of labels, James Michael Iddins (Valparaiso University Graduate Studies, Valparaiso, IN) commented: “It is my suspicion that these higher order abstractions [namely, labels], which we often hear used to describe combinations of views necessarily … Continue reading

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The Teardowns

That’s the good thing about being passionate about something, you see the long game. You see what something will become tomorrow; not what it is today. You need that patience and vision when doing a teardown. So, what’s the purpose … Continue reading

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Were you “Recovering” Last week?

Last week was a busy one here at geoLOGIC. We attended one of our biggest shows of the year – the 2011 CSPG CSEG CWLS Joint Annual Convention – themed “Recovery” – here in Calgary. As many of you will … Continue reading

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What Would You Do for an iPad 2?

Probably a lot more than I’m going to ask you to do. First though,  how about a breakdown of the all-important 5 Ws (and one H)of any contest. Who: One lucky geologicsystems Twitter follower What: Apple 32GB iPad 2 WiFi … Continue reading

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PLENTY OF OIL: 1.4 TRILLION BARRELS, AND COUNTING

This is a sequel to a previous post on Peak Oil Revisited. Its main purpose is to examine the contrary view that the world has plenty of oil, and that the scenario of global upheaval due to rapid decline of oil … Continue reading

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I’m So Fascinating!

…Did I make you look??? Not to worry this entire blog will not be about me, actually none of it will. But if you saw the title and thought to yourself “that’s a little appalling” but you still had to … Continue reading

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“It’s All About Barrels in Hand, Not Barrels in the Bush” (Or Peak Oil Revisited—Should We Worry?)

  A number of relatives and friends have asked about what Peak Oil meant, and whether they should worry at the personal or individual levels. Some of them became aware only of the subject upon reading my Compadre Esteban’s (Stephen Werny’s) … Continue reading

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The Tao of New Features (Part 4)

This is the fourth of a 4 part series on the geoLOGIC philosophy of adding new features to our software.   Part 1 is here.  Part 2 is here. Part 3 is here. Protect the interpretive data. This is the most critical … Continue reading

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The Tao of New Features (Part 3)

This is the third of a 4 part series on the geoLOGIC philosophy of adding new features to our software.   Part 1 is here.  Part 2 is here. Will this impose new workflows on existing users? This actually became a huge … Continue reading

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