Well, this might not look good. Michelle MacDonald, a candidate this November for the Minnesota Supreme Court, was convicted Wednesday on charges stemming from a traffic stop in April 2013, in which she refused to submit to a breathalyzer test — or even to exit the car — after police suspected she might be driving drunk. Show More Summary
Sometimes the traffic on roads develops emergent properties, creating beautiful patterns you never realized were there. Read more...
It's been an absolutely insane week so far. With iOS 8 releasing today, there's been an onslaught of updates being released to support the new software and its many features. That also means there's been heavy, heavy traffic to the App Store, and all day it's been chugging along at the speed of molasses. Also,
Following up on the data I already published from Qwilt, DeepField has also shared some data with me showing just how much traffic spiked when Apple’s iOS 8 download was released. DeepField collects data from ISPs that participate in their Internet Observatory research project and the below chart shows Apple traffic from those ISPs, which […]
Impatient pedestrians eager to get across the street stop, point and laugh when they realize that the usually-static human figure in the crosswalk signal is...
Apple’s iOS 8 update is just kicking into high gear now with the peak expected to hit later this evening as people arrive at home and start updating. Based on data from transparent caching provider Qwilt, traffic inside some last mile networks is already 50% higher than regular network traffic at 4pm PST. It’s also […]
I'm sure this is just some crappy attempt to gain web traffic at the expense of truth, credibility, and reality. The article itself sounds like it was machine-translated by a Commodore 64 and then typed into the web page by a monkey wearing mittens. But it's already been brought to my attention on Facebook. So what's going on? Read more...
If you've somehow managed to get iOS 8 loaded up after all of the traffic today, and you're eager to get started with Notification Center widgets, we've dug up a bunch of notable apps that started supporting them today. There's a lot more to read about widgets in iOS 8, if you're interested. Show More Summary
Since 2011, Honolulu's been busy building a $5.2 billion solution to help alleviate the mind-blowing traffic congestion that's come to define life on Oahu's South Shore. The Honolulu Rail Transit Project is a 20-mile, 21-station elevated train—and it will be the first completely driverless rail system in the U.S. Read more...
Internet provider AT&T has expanded its portfolio with a rather unusual patent. While most ISPs prefer to limit the amount of BitTorrent traffic on their networks, AT&T has patented a technology that can keep torrents alive, even if there are no seeders available in the current swarm. Show More Summary
Have you ever wanted to get millions of hits on your blog without having to use one bit of your brain? Would you like to create a hoax disguised as satire in order to bring home a traffic bonanza? Do you aspire to be a slimebag? Boy have I got the tutorial for you! Read more...
At the Intelligent Transportation Systems World Congress last week, MIT researchers received one of the best-paper awards for a new system, dubbed RoadRunner, that uses GPS-style turn-by-turn directions to route drivers around congested...Show More Summary
I’ve looked at a lot of traceroutes today for the download of Apple’s iOS 8 update and so far, all the records I have seen show they are coming from Apple’s own CDN, not third-party CDNs Akamai and Level 3. It’s still possible Akamai and Level 3 have some of the business, but so far, […]
Wind turbine maker Vestas has lead the development of stealth wind turbines, which interfere much less with air traffic radar systems Stealth Wind Turbines For 96 MW French Wind Farm was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
Imagine if you were one of the people in Greeley, Colorado, on September 12 who had been stuck in traffic for hours, because unknown chemicals that had "something to do with fracking" had been spilled in the road. What sort of questions...Show More Summary
Pedestrians will often ignore the "red man" at pedestrian lights in order to cross the road sooner. Unfortunately, this leads to accidents. Car manufacturer Smart created an experiment to see if it could improve safety at traffic lights...Show More Summary
So you’re digging through your analytics when you notice that, uh-oh, you’re starting to pick up traffic to your 404 error page. But you’re not too worried about it because you’ll get the broken link fixed, and that’s all you … Read More
The Dancing Traffic Light is a concept by the car company Smart that translates human dancing into real-time movements on an unconventional “Don’t Walk” light. The project is intended to make waiting at a stop light more entertaining to help dissuade people from crossing against traffic. via Coudal Partners