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Hear no evil, see no evil...

This week, hundreds of prominent scientists, including Stephen Hawking, published an open letter warning against the use of autonomous weapons, such as military drones that can select and attack a target without human control. 1,238 more words

Urban Planning

Cesar Chavez Avenue Bridge

A while ago I took a walk across the Sixth Street Bridge to get some photos of it before they tear it down. Looking out over the landscape, I saw the other bridges that span the LA River, linking Downtown and East LA. 507 more words

LA History

Cisco Confirms It Is Ending Its Invicta Storage Appliance

Good post by Adam Armstrong (thank you)

According to both The Register and CRN, Cisco has confirmed that will cease its Invicta Storage Array line. Cisco first acquired the Invicta All-Flash array when it purchased Whiptail in… 33 more words


'We Need to Tear It Down'—Cuomo Announces Plans for New LaGuardia Airport

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, announced bold plans to replace LaGuardia Airport in its entirety on Monday afternoon, tearing down a hodgepodge of dilapidated terminals that Mr. 663 more words

State of the nation's transport - 2015

The National Center for Transportation Studies (NCTS) of the University of the Philippines Diliman received a few letters from media the past week or so asking for resource persons on transport for today’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) by the Philippines President. 652 more words


Software-Defined Storage in OpenStack

Good post by Rawlinson Rivera (thank you)

t’s time expand and showcase the strength of software-defined storage at the upcoming OpenStack Summit. Take a look at the abstract of the session I’m scheduled to participate as a speaker and lets’ get that bad boy vote in and into the schedule. 65 more words


#dcproblems: the DC Metro Budget

‘#dcproblems’ is an ongoing series examining local issues.

Who wants to be in charge of 118 miles of heavy rail lines, 187 bus routes, be accountable to 8 different governments, inherit annual budget deficits, and fix the occasional broken escalator? 649 more words

Local Problems