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How machine learning can drive change in traffic-packed L.A.
Blog.google

There's nothing quite like driving through Los Angeles on a perfectly sunny day. But for drivers, the beauty of Southern California’s great weather and scenery is ruined by one thing: traffic. According to a report by INRIX, my hometown is the worst city in t… more…

Ford is working on an all-electric version of its F-150 pickup truck (F)
Business Insider

Ford has revealed plans to make a fully electric version of its F-150 pickup truck, the best-selling vehicle in the US for decades. Ford previously announced plans to market a hybrid gas-electric version of the pickup. Ford didn't provide a timeline for the e… more…

Cern unveils plan for 100km-long particle collider - The Construction Index
Theconstructionindex.co.uk

Cern unveils plan for 100km-long particle collider The Construction Index CERN wants to build the biggest, baddest particle collider ever The Verge CERN unveils plans for a successor to the Large Hadron Collider | #GME euronews (in English) View full coverage… more…

How the Great Molasses Flood of 1919 Made the World a Little Bit Safer
Time

The tank released its contents in a spectacular wave some 25 feet in height and 165 feet wide, a tsunami of syrup that moved at 35 mph. more…

Pentagon extends southern border mission through September
ABC News

The Pentagon has extended the U.S. military's support mission along the southwestern border through the end of September. more…

Border walls are big business–and not just in Trump’s America
Fastcompany.com

With walls rising around the world and the border security market set to reach $53 billion in coming years, business is good for construction and defense contractors. When the Berlin Wall fell in the autumn of 1989, it felt like the beginning of a sea change … more…

Professional programming resources
Github.com

A collection of full-stack resources for programmers. - charlax/professional-programming more…

Performance Tuning for.NET Core
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Art of Unix Programming by Eric Steven Raymond Reformatted by Martin Tournoij
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Climate Concerns Are Pushing Oil Majors to Look Beyond Fossil Fuels
Scientificamerican.com

Several companies are diversifying their businesses, from biofuels to electric vehicles -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com more…

Trump Shifts Border Stance a Bit in Bid to Shift Shutdown Blame
Yahoo.com

Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rejected the proposal on Saturday, hours before Trump outlined it in a White House speech to the nation. Trump said he would extend protections for three years for so-called Dreamers -- young people bought to the country … more…

US astronomers plot wish list for the next decade
Nature.com

Survey to set field’s priorities is haunted by ghosts of past efforts. more…

US astronomers plot wish list for the next decade
Nature.com

Survey to set field’s priorities is haunted by ghosts of past efforts. more…

ALP Ally Logistics Republic Yangmei / JJP
Archdaily.com

In the trend of global IOT industry growth, logistical facilities and warehouses have become a new building typology and thus new architecture solutions must be established. Ally Logistics expected this project to establish a new standard of construction with… more…

Networking Platform Aims to Connect and Kickstart the Careers of Young Architects
Archdaily.com

A professional networking platform has been launched aimed at connecting early-career architects in the USA. Ticco admits architects with between 2 and 15 years of experience, with the goal of sharing smart design ideas for the future of the built environment… more…

Why we need ‘new collar’ skills
Politico

Barbara Humpton, CEO of Siemens USA, has some ideas on what American companies need to do about the digital “skills gap.” more…

CAI Athletic Pavilion / GAP Associates
Archdaily.com

Completed in 2018 in Igualada, Spain. Images by Jesús Arenas Mesa. The building holds indoor athletic activities such as 100m race or long jump and is used mostly in cold seasons to warm up and avoid injuries of the... more…

Stoned / ELASTICOSPA+3
Archdaily.com

Redevelopment of an area in the historical centre of San Quirino. Several sort of interventions, from recovery to demolition and reconstruction, investigated the role of materials in the renovation of the historic urban core of small Italian towns. The reinte… more…

university of stuttgart builds biocomposite-based parametric pavilion
Designboom.com

the installation, located at the university campus in the city center, is a double-curved, parametrically designed segmental shell of light, single-curved wood and biocomposite elements, which are supported by three curved crossed wooden beams. The post unive… more…

Keeping roads in good shape reduces greenhouse gas emissions, Rutgers-led study finds
Phys.org

Keeping road pavement in good shape saves money and energy and reduces greenhouse gas emissions, more than offsetting pollution generated during road construction, according to a Rutgers-led study. more…