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Net neutrality: Lessons from energy regulation

http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/technology/220733-net-neutrality-lessons-from-energy-regulation

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Interesting comparison between Net Neutrality and the Electrical Grid of which the latter could be an example of how too much regulation kills innovation.  19 more words

Net Neutrality

Just like Germany?

The German dream of green jobs doesn’t seem to be working out as planned.  Our leaders seem to be in such a hurry to catch up with the other lemmings they haven’t noticed it isn’t as rosy as they would like. 853 more words

Climate Change

Updates from GE

This Deconstructed Locomotive Will Power Nigeria’s Economy

GE – Nigeria has fast become Africa’s largest economy, but its infrastructure is still lagging.

The electrical grid is so unpredictable that many businesses use natural gas to produce their own power. 67 more words

Economy

Vertical Farming with Stackable Shipping Containers

Vertical Farming with Stackable (used) Shipping Containers | 16/09/14
by John Brian Shannon

There are hundreds of thousands of used, high-quality metal shipping containers taking up acres of storage land in port cities all over the world. 936 more words

Energy

'Connecting the dots' at the barbershop

It’s a time honored, all American, male tradition: the trip to the barbershop.

Now to be clear, it’s not a male version of the fairer sex’s beauty parlor, salon, or color bar. 1,550 more words

A reading reco, and free games

For your consideration: Though this is a bit of a longer article, I highly recommend getting all the way though it.

Why the U.S. needs better privacy laws, … 261 more words

Tech

New ISIS Threat: GRID JIHAD

Congress is looking at legislation to protect the grid via the Critical Infrastructure Protection Act

Paul Bedard reports: Former top government officials who have been warning Washington about the vulnerability of the nation’s largely unprotected… 377 more words

United States