Monthly Archives: October 2019

The toxic bubble of technical debt threatening America

Alexis C. Madrigal of the Atlantic – In Northern California, the fires have come again, sending hundreds of thousands fleeing. The Pacific Gas and Electric Company, better known as PG&E, has a well-documented history of neglecting the maintenance of its … Continue reading

Posted in Climate, Energy, Environment, United States

Why Democrats Are Moving Quickly With Impeachment

A battle in the courts could spill into primary season Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux of FiveThirtyEight – House Democrats are running out of time. With a little over three months to go before the beginning of primary season, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi … Continue reading

Posted in Democrats, Donald Trump

Job Approval Dips, Unfavorable Feelings Climb for President Trump

Grinnell College Poll – More than half of U.S. residents say their feelings toward President Donald Trump have become “more unfavorable” since he took office according to the newest edition of the Grinnell College National Poll, released Oct. 29, 2019. … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Donald Trump, polls

Impeachment – Not a Democratic Challenger – Could End Susan Collins’ Career

Public Policy Polling – PPP’s newest Maine poll finds that Susan Collins is in trouble for reelection…and that she’s likely to find herself in more trouble no matter what side of impeachment she comes down on. Collins is unpopular, with … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Candidates, Republicans, Senate

Big Data isn’t the bad guy! Facing up to cybersecurity in healthcare

Sarah Jayne Gratton in GrattonGirl – Our medical data is perhaps the most precious personal commodity we have, so how do we keep data secure in the new era of healthcare technology?  Continue…

Posted in Big Data, Cyber security, Healthcare, Privacy, Technology