Gongol.com Archives: August 2014

Brian Gongol


August 5, 2014

Threats and Hazards The White House needs more delegation on national-security tasks
They're trying too hard to centralize decision-making, and that's causing big decisions to go un-made

Computers and the Internet Omaha is getting 1-gigabit Internet service city-wide

Iowa Iowa's Regents universities are paying as much as $450 an hour for work under an "efficiency review"
A whale of a consulting gig if you can get it

Health "What we've seen is a five- to sevenfold increase in injury rates in youth sports"
A surgeon who has made a career of repairing professional athletes wants parents to bring it down a notch on their kids -- most aren't ever going pro, anyway

Weather and Disasters Two hurricanes are headed for Hawaii
They might not be at hurricane strength by the time they arrive

Broadcasting No more Fox chase for Time Warner
Rupert Murdoch is calling off the pursuit. Meanwhile, Gannett is spinning off its print-publishing assets.

Business and Finance Planned merger of Sprint and T-Mobile falls through


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