Steve September 25, 2020

Tesla is acquiring more land in Austin, Texas for future expansions – potentially a battery factory? After months of going through the process to secure approval from the local government, Tesla announced in July that it selected a site outside of Austin to build its next Gigafactory in the US. Much has been said about the […]

Steve September 25, 2020

A New York Supreme Court judge on Thursday ordered a public judicial inquiry into the case of Eric Garner, the 43-year-old who died after being put in an apparent chokehold by a New York police officer in 2014. Judge Joan Madden on Thursday ordered a “summary inquiry” into the case, including an alleged lack of […]

Steve September 25, 2020

As we head toward the first presidential debate on Tuesday, two things are true. The U.S. economy, as measured by gross domestic product, is in decline. The second thing is that, as proven by the latest Latino Donor Collaborative U.S. Latino GDP Report, the world’s leading growth economy is right here in America. Now the […]

Steve September 25, 2020

The act of gathering intelligence for the United States is both incredibly important and also incredibly dangerous. Tweety McTreason’s predecessors have understood this and treated intelligence with respect and care. Robert Cardillo, the former head of the  National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, has served under 6 different presidents. It was Trump, however, who inspired him to write […]

Steve September 25, 2020

Amateur radio operators and shortwave listeners have a common enemy: QRM, which is ham-speak for radio frequency interference caused by man-made sources. Indiscriminate, often broadband in nature, and annoying as hell, QRM spews forth from all kinds of sources, and can be difficult to locate and fix. But [Emilio Ruiz], an operator from Mexico, got […]

Steve September 25, 2020

Mountain View-headquartered tech giant Alphabet has been in hot water over its subsidiary Google lately. When accounts of sexual misconduct against Andy Rubin from Google employees came to light, the accused was dismissed from his position at the company back in 2018. However, the Alphabet’s shareholders were deeply angered upon finding out that Rubin, the […]

Steve September 25, 2020

According to Mexican news reports, a “Trump 2020” airship crossed the U.S.-Mexico border and made an emergency landing on the Mexican side of the border. Video appears to show the airship deflating just before it lands “on a property in the Benito Juárez neighborhood” of Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas. #Noticias24Siete🔴 Airship promoting Tweety McTreason for the […]

Steve September 25, 2020

deepin 20 – Innovation is Ongoing Logo (Credit: deepin.org) Whenever a discussion arises about the most aesthetically pleasing desktop for Linux, the Deepin Desktop Environment (DDE) is almost always at the head of the pack. The amount of detail and polish that the folks over at the Chinese-based Deepin Technology supply to the Qt-based “face” […]

Steve September 25, 2020

With more kids learning from home this year, it’s important to engage them with unique learning opportunities. The classroom looks very different than it did before, and it’s going to continue to evolve. So should the lessons we teach. In the first article in this series, I shared how my students taught me to code. Over […]