Happpy Holidays

Happy holidays to one and all. I’m off to my in-laws in Maryland. … More Happpy Holidays

Bye, Joe

RIP, JOE: Joe Strummer, lead singer of the Clash and one of the most formative musicians in my adolescence, has died of a heart attack at age 50. … More Bye, Joe

Fuel Cell Vehicles

In case you missed it a few weeks ago, Toyota and Honda have released pilot hydrogen fuel cell vehicles for the US market. As reported in this LA Times article from 3 December (registration required), both companies will participate in leasing and research programs with universities and local governments: The automaker is leasing each vehicle … More Fuel Cell VehiclesMore Fuel Cell Vehicles

Federal Privatization And Air Traffic Control

Traveling by air this holiday season? Then you are likely to encounter off-duty air traffic controllers leafleting about the proposed federal competitive sourcing initiative, under which federal agencies will be responsible for putting some of their functions and jobs up to competitive bid. Problem is, the ATC workers and the FAA have their facts wrong … More Federal Privatization And Air Traffic ControlMore Federal Privatization And Air Traffic Control