Stephen E. Arnold: Open Source Management – A Work in Progress

Open Source Management: A Work in Progress I have attended a couple of “open source” events over the year. Most of the attendees are male, serious, bright, and similar to the fellows in my advanced high school math class and our math club. The few women present were notable because there were so darned few …

Sepp Hasslberger: IBM Solar Collector Magnifies Sun by 2000X – Could be Power Solution for Entire Planet

IBM Solar Collector Magnifies Sun By 2000X – These Could Provide Power To The Entire Planet A team at IBM recently developed what they call a High Concentration Photo Voltaic Thermal (HCPVT) system that is capable of concentrating the power of 2,000 suns, they are even claiming to be able to concentrate energy safely up …

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Below are listed recurring authors. One-time authors are easily searched for by name. Alias & Collective 4TH MEDIA – Anti-Empire Tough Love Truths from Varied Contributors BOOP, Betty – Serving Male Officer with  Sense of Humor BUCKY 2.0 – Dave Buck, Robert Steele, Frank Wennin, Alan Yelsey and Others DEFDOG – Serving Officer and Closet …

Chuck Spinney: Denial & Ignorance in America

For America, Denial Is a River in Iraq by JP Sottile, Antiwar.com, January 18, 2014 Americans don’t know much about geography. In 2006, three years into the bloody War on Iraq, 63% of Americans aged 18-24 couldn’t find the “target-rich” nation on a map. To be fair, only half could find New York State on …

SchwartzReport: US Census Findings on Languages in the USA

14 Language Facts from the U.S. Census Bureau ARIKA OKRENT – Mental Floss Language is both intimately yours, and part of what links you to a group. The U.S. has always been a melting pot but, I think, we don’t fully realize the true dimensions of this reality. This report will help give you a sense …

DefDog: Understanding Afghanistan

How to Read Afghanistan By VANESSA M. GEZARI New York Times, August 10, 2013 ON a sunny, crisp November day in 2008, three American civilians joined a platoon of United States soldiers on a foot patrol in Maiwand District, a flat, yellow patch of earth crowned by black-rock mountains in southern Afghanistan. The civilians were …