🌎 “California faced the biggest challenge. It is not in the path of totality, but the 56- to 78-percent blockage of sunlight will have a big impact thanks to 18,000 gigawatts worth of solar panels deployed at utility-scale power plants and across rooftops—more than any other state…” – How California Grid Operators Managed the Eclipse - IEEE
Enjoyed watching some of the eclipse today at work, we got about 80% totality here. One of my co-workers got this shot with his camera.
📱 “Small cells will help companies build denser 5G networks that can reuse bandwidth more efficiently…” – 5G Bytes: Small Cells Explained - IEEE Spectrum
🏛 “He abdicated his responsibilities so thoroughly and recklessly that it amounted to a letter of resignation…” – The Week When President Trump Resigned - NYTimes
📱 “He also pledged big donations to the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Anti-Defamation League…” – Apple’s Tim Cook ‘disagrees’ with Donald Trump’s take on neo-Nazi violence in Charlottesville
🏛 “Why would a city in a state that sat out the Civil War erect a monument to Confederate generals in 1948…” – Baltimore’s Confederate Monument Was Never About ‘History And Culture’
🛩 “Air Berlin, Germany’s second-largest carrier, has filed for insolvency, after its main shareholder Etihad declared it would not be providing further financial support…” – Air Berlin files for insolvency but flights continue - BBC News
🏛 “The biggest critique of the United States’ H-1B visa program is that tech companies use it as a channel for importing cheap labor from overseas. New data released by the federal government affirms that argument…” – New Data Hammers Home Problems With H-1Bs and Outsourcing Firms - IEEE
🌎 “Admonishes Americans that they will lose their country if they let fanaticism and hatred turn them into “suckers.” “Let’s forget about ‘we’ and ‘they’ – let’s think about us!” In the context of the emerging Cold War, this film appears paradoxical…” – Don’t Be a Sucker : U.S. War Department : Internet Archive
🏛 Trump will take on almost everyone, including members of his own cabinet and party. Everyone, that is, except Putin.
🏛 “You are entitled to your own opinion, but you are not entitled to your own facts.” — Daniel Patrick Moynihan – How America Went Haywire - The Atlantic