Libya Elects Engineer To Acting Prime Minister Post
NYC Mayor Bloomberg: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Bloomberg
EE from Johns Hopkins
John Sununu Sr.: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_H._Sununu
John Sununu Jr: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_E._Sununu
Both MechE's from MIT
When Schools Are the Police
Explored this in great detail. It also shows just how multi-faceted the problem is. Not just limited to liberals or republicans or unions or gun-toting texans.
IMO the biggest problem is us. While many problems exist, there are many decent solutions to them but require major change which generally speaking we fear. How many times have you heard a political candidate say something that you agree with, and say to yourself "man that's a great idea, too bad they're not electable." Why aren't they electable, because they want to bring change* when people really want a calm status quo.
*The current president doesn't count. His version of change is "not W" which isn't bad in itself, it's just not the change we need.
Linguists Out Men Impersonating Women On Twitter
From TFA (http://images.fastcompany.com/upload/a_variousfields.png):
Baseline (Female): 54.9%
One tweet: 65.9%
All tweets: 75.8%
Screen Name: 77.1%
Full Name: 89.1%
Tweets + screen name: 81.4%
Screen name + description + all tweets: 84.3%
All four fields: 92%
Honestly, 77% based on screen name alone was the most interesting result to me.
What iOS 4 Does (and Doesn't Do) For Business
Can the entire device be encrypted yet? From what I've seen, this seems to be the biggest concern from a corporate point of view.
Drupal 6 Social Networking
Drupal is CMS with social networking tacked on.
If you want a real social networking framework to start from, check out elgg. They've thought about many of the problems when considering a social graph
Avatars To Have Business Dress Codes By 2013
... and your appearance may not present an image that is good for the company...
"Just ask yourself: Is this good for the company"
How US Schools' Culture Stifles Math Achievement
The gladiators had the highest salaries in the empire...