Gongol.com Archives: July 2016
July 25, 2016
Evidence strongly points to a Russian operation behind the DNC email leak
When nuclear powers turn to cyberwarfare like this to influence political outcomes, it's time to pay attention. The FBI has been enlisted to investigate.
Threats to abandon our allies are destabilizing and wrong
Donald Trump continues to say things like "We always have to be prepared to walk" on things like our defense agreements with Japan. That undermines national security and global security as well.
Verizon is buying the websites of Yahoo for $4.8 billion
They aren't getting the intellectual property or the company's stock in Yahoo Japan or Alibaba
Using architecture to solve stormwater problems
Some cities have combined stormwater and sanitary sewers (leftover from the days before that was determined to be a bad practice), and taking some pressure off the system during storms can make things a lot better.
A county fair inside a (mostly) ghost mall
Omaha's Crossroads Mall is largely empty, and the Douglas County fair has taken up temporary residence.