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Gas Leaks Threaten Public Health, Time to Fix Pipes

(Could this be a job for Big Data, Citizen Journalists and Hackers?)

Not only is the greater Boston region losing about $90 million a year from its old cast iron pipeline system, but these leaks, comprised primarily of methane which has 72 times the potent heat trapping effect on atmospheric warming as carbon dioxide, contribute significantly to greenhouse gas, the leaks also can cause deadly explosions.  485 more words

City & Town Level Infrastructure

Machine Learning + Big Data

Here at a16z, we treat “big data” and “machine learning” as connected activities. People have been talking about the need for more ‘analysis’ and insight in big data, which is obviously important, because we’ve been in the ‘collection’ phase with big data until now.  922 more words

My Electric Vehicle motions pass at Municipal & County level

10th/December 2014: New Ross Municipal District meeting passed unanimously –

That New Ross Municipal Council requests ESB Ecars to install:

– a Fast Charge Point in one of the car parks in new Ross at the Dunbrody Ship;

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New Ross

Local Governments Win Cell Tower Supreme Court Case - For the Most Part

The City of Roswell lost its case before the Supreme Court regarding cell phone tower approval on what some might describe as a mere technicality – but overall, local governments won. 674 more words

Infrastructure

Applications of Shape Memory Alloys in Concrete Infrastructure Rehabilation

Hello, I hope everyone is doing well.  I’ve been busy with the holidays but I’m finally going to get back to my blogging and will hopefully maintain my weekly posting schedule this time around.   388 more words

Engineer

TravelRight to lose funding

Nottingham’s free travel advice centre, TravelRight is to lose it’s funding due to cuts made by Nottingham City Council. 307 more words