Thursday, June 30th is Social Media Day, a celebration launched by Mashable as a way to recognize and celebrate social media's impact on global communication. We really do have so much to be thankful for. There is no better time to connect...Show More Summary
Topic: IT Security For Libraries Libraries W14 - IT Security 101 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Tracy Z Maleeff, Principal, Sherpa Intelligence LLC Blake Carver, Senior Systems Administrator, LYRASIS We all know we should use good passwords, keep everything updated, and follow other basic precautions online. Show More Summary
Aluminum swaps have come a long way since August 9th 2013, when the first lots on the CME’s MW US Transaction futures contract were reported to have traded. By the end of May 2016, open interest for exchange traded CME premium contracts stood at 27,890 lots [735,250 mt], up 194% on year. Show More Summary
The Transit Joint Powers Authority for Merced County (TJPAMC) has selected Lost Art Communications LLC (Lost Art) to serve as their Transit Marketing Services contractor, effective July 1, 2016.
Jennifer DeBruhl has joined the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT), beginning this week in the newly created position of chief of public transportation.
While many high school students enjoyed a nice long summer break with no homework assignments and tests to study for, a small group of students had the unique opportunity instead to learn about the many ways VTA touches everything transportation related
How should one handle spam comments -- and what are spam comments in the first place? This raticle presents my views on the matter.
Metro General Manager/CEO Paul J. Wiedefeld has announced the appointment of Patricia (Patty) Lee as General Counsel effective Monday, July 11.
Resilience isn't just about what happens when disaster strikes. It's about what happens in the days—and years—before that. Suddenly, you wake up. The ground has already stopped shaking, but a small earthquake seems to have knocked out the power. Show More Summary
You rarely see this mix of joy and terror on the face of an adult. In March, we reported on a vertigo-inducing glass slide slated for the side of L.A.'s tallest skyscraper. Skyslide, created by the glassmakers M. Ludvik & Co, is now open to the public, and it turns out that pissing yourself while sliding out into the void is the new Instagram selfie sensation. Read Full Story
Some of Harris' magazines will live on.
July is back, and clinical faculty at teaching hospitals have again braced for the annual deluge of new residents just beginning their specialty training. Unfortunately, our new doctors may be more unprepared than ever. The gap between medical school (the four years leading to the MD degree) and residency (advanced training in a particular field) […]
The time has come. The time has come for patients to know how dangerous the state of health care has become and to finally do something about it. I’m ticked off. So ticked off that I’m writing this in between office patients, and I really try very hard to prevent my patients from waiting. Apparently […]
Mark Marvel joins the team.
The Daily News and Post feature two very New York stories.
Since the internet hasn’t yet reached its breaking point with superlative-laden lists, CJR is taking its yearly roundup of journalistic triumphs and blunders to a monthly schedule. This is the first attempt at a regular digital continuation...Show More Summary
Florida’s public records law is strong, and 911 recordings are usually released quickly. So why have two dozen media organizations been tied up in court for the past week in an effort to obtain 911 and other phone recordings related to the June 12 mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando? The short answer is that the city has claimed...
The Freedom of Information Act turns 50 on July 4. This is cause for celebration--and not just because President Obama signed a significant FOIA reform bill to mark the occasion (and atone in some small way for his abysmal FOIA record). No, we should pause for FOIA’s birthday because every FOIA requester, whether they realize it or not, takes part...