Net neutrality: Why we need regulation – Term Sheet

A competition based solution to net neutrality is simply not possible given the current market structure.

via Net neutrality: Why we need regulation – Term Sheet.

America’s young workers: Destined for failure? – The Term Sheet

Have the global economy, ever-advancing technology, and other forces left us with no control over the destiny of future generations?

via America's young workers: Destined for failure? – The Term Sheet: Fortune’s deals blog Term Sheet.

Cutting Car Reliance, One Trip at a Time – The Atlantic Cities

“Our goal is to maximize the effectiveness of the infrastructure we have in place.”

“The infrastructure is out there — we’re trying to make sure it gets used.”

via Cutting Car Reliance, One Trip at a Time – Eric Jaffe – The Atlantic Cities.

Say Goodbye to the Costumed Performers at Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate – Feargus O’Sullivan – The Atlantic Cities

“.. we don’t need either Darth Vader or Mickey Mouse next to the Brandenburg Gate.”

via Say Goodbye to the Costumed Performers at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate – Feargus O'Sullivan – The Atlantic Cities.

The Reasons Businesses Use Open Source Are Changing Faster Than You Realize – ReadWrite

Open-source software is no longer synonymous with “cheap, good-enough software.”

via The Reasons Businesses Use Open Source Are Changing Faster Than You Realize – ReadWrite.

IT Salary Survey 2014: Who’s hot, who’s not – Network World

“I steal people, people that I’ve worked with in the past that I know are good.

“I’m not shy about that. If I can offer them something they’re after, I won’t hesitate.”

via IT Salary Survey 2014: Who's hot, who's not – Network World.

HBO’s Silicon Valley: The one critical thing they left out

.. one essential element of the real Silicon Valley that didn’t actually make it into the show, at least so far:

Work. Real, actual work.

The serious coding and design work that actually creates the stuff that makes Silicon Valley companies successful.

via HBO's Silicon Valley: The one critical thing they left out.

Hagel gets rare peek of Chinese aircraft carrier, but cybersecurity questions unanswered | TribLIVE

Hagel is on a 10-day trip to the Asia Pacific region and is scheduled to meet with senior Chinese leaders before traveling to Mongolia

via Hagel gets rare peek of Chinese aircraft carrier, but cybersecurity questions unanswered | TribLIVE.

Hitachi introduces the ZW180-5 for European customers | KHL Group

The machine has two operating modes, Standard and Power.

In standard mode the engine speed is controlled to provide smooth and efficient acceleration during loading, regular operations and travelling on level terrain.

The P mode is for when greater traction force is required for heavy-duty excavation and travelling quickly up slopes.

via Hitachi introduces the ZW180-5 for European customers – KHL Group.

US Official: In Key Ways, Russian Military is ‘Very Limited’ | defensenews.com


“Today, Russia is a regional power that can project force into nearby states but has very limited global power projection capability”

via US Official: In Key Ways, Russian Military is 'Very Limited' | Defense News | defensenews.com.