Saturday, July 7, 2012

Flashback and Catch-up

The aftermath of the June 29th derecho continues, as power companies are still repairing connections (July 1, previous) to customers. NOAA summarizes the storm.

The California High Speed Rail (HSR) line is getting off the ground.

Colorado has some mean wildfires, and they’ve done lots of damage this year.

Using GPS to visualize routes around the world is oddly fascinating

Growth of the Loudoun/Fairfax area in the past 30-40 years has been dramatic, and NASA has the aerial photography to back it up.

Well, it appears the Higgs Boson is the real deal. However, what if the technology required to discover it were in the continental United States?

The economy is recovering…sort of…I guess?

Cisco’s proposal for cloud management of home routers backfired, and they backpedaled after the attempt.

Not to flash too far to the back, but this video of all Shuttle launches is quite fantastic.