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Brian Gongol

July 20, 2013

Weather and Disasters National Weather Service offers user-defined forecasts

Computers and the Internet Bill Gates on using computing power to improve the world
(Video) It's part of the Microsoft Virtual Faculty Summit

Computers and the Internet Google changes Gmail again
This time, adding tabs to categorize different types of inbound messages

Science and Technology 40% of US electrical generation added in 2012 was wind power
Coal-powered plants are being retired and nobody seems to want to build much nuclear. So expect to see a lot of wind generation and natural-gas power plants in the future. What we really need are energy-storage breakthroughs so that the inconsistency of wind and other renewable power sources can be wrangled under control to meet demand at the time it's needed.

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