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Map of Terrorist Squirrel Attacks on Power Grid.
http://cybersquirrel1.com/
About this Map. This map lists all unclassified Cyber Squirrel Operations that have been released to the public that we have been able to confirm. There are many more executed ops than displayed on this map however, those ops remain classified. Confirmation for all ops has been perserved by the ...
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The Chapman University Survey of American Fears, Wave 2 (2015) provides an unprecedented look into the fears of average Americans. In April of 2015, a random sample of 1,541 adults from across the United States were asked their level of fear about eighty-eight different fears across a huge variety of topics ranging from crime, the
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Good article on former Conviva intern Matei Zaharia. 
John Leonard talks to the Databricks CTO about why he created the fast-rising big data platform and his vision for its future
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Google News, I don't get the connection between the article and the picture next to it. I don't appreciate it either.
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Its nice to read an article and discover that an old co-worker from PSC has been up to something interesting. +Jamshid Mahdavi 

http://www.wired.com/2015/09/whatsapp-serves-900-million-users-50-engineers/
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Who knew, sand is a good thermal energy storage medium.
 
The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology has announced results of a path-breaking study regarding use of sand as a thermal energy storage material.
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Get More: Comedy Central,Funny Videos,Funny TV Shows It has been said millions of times after a mass shooting: The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. On...
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This is what I'm doing with my kids next weekend.


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Interview with Jay Whitacre founder of Aquion. They have sold out production for the year. 

I just found out his son is in the same school and grade as my youngest daughter. I'll be looking for him at school functions, can't wait to talk to him about energy storage. 

http://triblive.com/business/headlines/9116436-74/whitacre-aquion-energy#axzz3mbt85YCR
The falling price of renewable energy systems, such as solar panels, bodes well for consumers, the environment and manufacturers, said Jay Whitacre, founder of a ...
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They brought back Fuzzy! I haven't received a call, so I don't think they are putting the old team back together (unless I didn't make the cut.)

http://www.betaboston.com/news/2015/09/11/20-years-later-lycos-searches-for-rebirth/
Back in the late 1990s, when the World Wide Web was young, Lycos was among the Internet’s most comprehensive and popular search engines. Its memorable TV ads featured a mascot, a big black Labrador retriever, that could find anything you wanted: new clothes, sports cars, even super­model Claudia Schiffer.
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This past Sunday evening former NSA contractor Edward Snowden sat down for an interview with German television network ARD. The interview ha

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Tesla says Model S crash test score is best NHTSA has ever recorded
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How to Negotiate a Job Offer
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Recently, one of my mentees – “upstarts” as we call them - asked for advice in negotiating a job offer. He had two competing offers – one fr

PHI to shut down; students grieve - The Tartan
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Panther Hollow Inn — known among students as “PHI” — formally announced that it is closing by the end of May after 16 years of operation. Th

Relax! You’ll Be More Productive
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To be at your peak, don’t work so much.

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A visual programming language

Tesla readying fleet of 80 Model S EVs to use as service loaners
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Tesla will provide 80 Model S EVs as loaner vehicles for customers who need to get some work done.

Rickshaw
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Rickshaw. Rickshaw is a JavaScript toolkit for creating interactive time series graphs, developed at Shutterstock. Tutorial. Get a simple gr

BitNami Blog: Monitor your estimated AWS charges with Amazon CloudWatch
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Monitor your estimated AWS charges with Amazon CloudWatch. At BitNami we are focused (some will say obsessed, really :) on making it easier