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The Bridge and the River

Sunday afternoon I took a walk across the Hyperion Bridge. I shot this short video on the way up.

I also spent some time at Red Car River Park, just next to the bridge. 15 more words

LA History

ICT executives discuss key issues in ITU CxO Meeting in Tunisia

How can network operators and other digital service providers meet the growing demand for faster connectivity in an era of exponential growth in video traffic? How can they lower their capital expenditures (capex) as they invest in solutions to speed the deployment of gigabit-speed broadband? 550 more words

First commercial G.fast launch in Europe

Swisscom announced that it has launched Europe’s first commercial G.fast service in Switzerland.

Today, 1,000 customers are using a G.fast connection, which can reach speeds of 500Mbps. 342 more words

A new model for delivering value add in PPP design

Quantifying the value that design adds in a PPP project is no easy feat. Often the value doesn’t reveal itself until well into the life-cycle of the asset, when its ability to withstand demographic, environmental or technological changes is put to the test. 525 more words


Hosting Azure Web App on Linux

Since the introduction of Azure App Service and Azure Web Apps in early 2015, as well as the Azure Websites feature even earlier, the only option has been to use a Windows VM underneath to host Web Apps. 1,572 more words


How can Britain keep the lights on without subsidising fossil fuels?

Britain has an extraordinarily reliable power system. The lights flicker so rarely that it is easy to forget that the power system is actually a finely tuned and, in some ways, fragile machine, which breaks if electricity demand and supply are not in balance. 654 more words

Low Carbon Energy

New pothole patching techniques lead to repairs that last

In Minnesota, the combination of traffic and extreme weather can turn small pavement problems into big potholes. To make progress in the seemingly unending task of pothole repair, U of M researchers are designing durable patches and repairs that are quick to apply and less costly for maintenance budgets. 493 more words

Transportation Research