Gongol.com Archives: February 2015

Brian Gongol

February 18, 2015

Business and Finance Quick observations on American business
Companies are reporting their results from 2014 overall, and The Economist notes that the American economy remains head-and-shoulders above the rest of the world right now, but energy companies are suffering from low petroleum prices and other companies are running dangerous risks from technological change.

Computers and the Internet Chicago allows Uber to ride, with lots of added requirements
The city is imposing lots of regulations in the name of public safety, and will conduct "real-time audits" with off-duty police officers

Threats and Hazards Libya as a gateway for terrorism to enter Europe

Aviation News A space launch to protect civilization
Some of the existential risks we face justify insurance-like behavior

Aviation News Yes, KLM tries to return missing items to passengers
...but they don't have an adorable dog to do it

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