How One Router Grounded an Entire Airline

Tech problems always seem to happen at the worst time.  Like when my harddrive failed in law school before a final paper was due.  Or when my phone stopped working and I needed to order an Uber. But the consequences of these events–a lower class score and having to walk …

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Harrison Ford Lets 16-Year Old Fan Fly in His Private Plane

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Harrison Ford took a 16-year old fan of his (and fan of aviation) along with him on a flight in his DeHavilland Beaver. They were paired up through the Young Eagles program, which pairs up pilots with children who are aspiring pilots. Jodie Gawthrop not only got to meet a celebrity, …

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Facebook to Deliver Internet Through Solar-Powered Drones

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Facebook has a new plan for increasing its customer base.  They are going to deliver internet directly to them via solar powered drones.  The drones, named Aquila, could bring connectivity to areas of the world whose infrastructure has made it near impossible to get wired internet.  They have the wingspan …

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Waiter Volunteers to Feed Baby So Frazzled Mom Can Eat

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Poor service is highlighted in the news so much more than good service.   But these types of stories make me so happy. A mother had a rough day.  She was at the hospital with her baby getting tests done.  Afterwards, she decided to grab some food at Olive Garden. …

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