Archive

Archive for the ‘Uh-oh’ Category

Is American Retail at a Historic Tipping Point? – NYTimes.com

April 16th, 2017 No comments
Categories: Economics, Uh-oh, USA Tags:

Doomsday Prep for the Super-Rich – The New Yorker

March 20th, 2017 No comments

Some of the wealthiest people in America—in Silicon Valley, New York, and beyond—are getting ready for the crackup of civilization.

Source: Doomsday Prep for the Super-Rich – The New Yorker

Categories: Info, Uh-oh Tags:

Humans Made the Banana Perfect—But Soon, It’ll Be Gone | WIRED

March 16th, 2017 No comments
Categories: Food, Uh-oh Tags:

Sand mining: the global environmental crisis you’ve never heard of | Cities | The Guardian

March 2nd, 2017 No comments

From Cambodia to California, industrial-scale sand mining is causing wildlife to die, local trade to wither and bridges to collapse. And booming urbanisation means the demand for this increasingly valuable resource is unlikely to let up

Source: Sand mining: the global environmental crisis you’ve never heard of | Cities | The Guardian

Categories: Economics, Environment, Uh-oh Tags:

‘Why let ’em in?’ Understanding Bannon’s worldview and the policies that follow. – The Washington Post

February 1st, 2017 No comments

Controversial Trump aide spent years preaching U.S. “sovereignty” and calling for immigration limits.

Source: ‘Why let ’em in?’ Understanding Bannon’s worldview and the policies that follow. – The Washington Post

Categories: Politics, Uh-oh, USA! USA! USA! Tags:

FAA orders Boeing 787 safety fix: Reboot power once in a while | The Seattle Times

December 4th, 2016 No comments

The FAA is mandating that operators of Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner periodically reset the power on the airplane to avoid a glitch that could cause all three computer modules that manage the jet’s flight control surfaces to briefly stop working while in flight.

Source: FAA orders Boeing 787 safety fix: Reboot power once in a while | The Seattle Times

Categories: Hacking, IoT, SoftwareDev, Uh-oh Tags:

To Launch a Nuclear Strike, Clinton or Trump Would Follow These Steps

November 29th, 2016 No comments

Each has accused the other of lacking the temperament to be Commander in Chief. Here’s where that matters most

Source: To Launch a Nuclear Strike, Clinton or Trump Would Follow These Steps

Categories: Politics, Uh-oh, USA, War Tags:

Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math – Rolling Stone

September 21st, 2016 No comments

Three simple numbers that add up to global catastrophe – and that make clear who the real enemy is

Source: Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math – Rolling Stone

Categories: Economics, energy, Environment, Oil, Uh-oh Tags:

Should Airplanes Be Flying Themselves? | Vanity Fair

August 16th, 2016 No comments

William Langewiesche explores how a series of small errors can turn a state-of-the-art cockpit into a death trap.

Source: Should Airplanes Be Flying Themselves? | Vanity Fair

Categories: Robotics, Uh-oh Tags:

2015 climate report: Grim ‘parade of shattered climate records’ – Canadian Manufacturing

August 3rd, 2016 No comments

The 2015 State of the Climate report says twelve different nations set hottest year records with brutal heat waves in India and Pakistan killing thousands of people

Source: 2015 climate report: Grim ‘parade of shattered climate records’ – Canadian Manufacturing

Categories: Environment, Uh-oh Tags: