Posted onMay 26, 2014bylucas2012infos|Comments Off on BusinessInsider – FT : China Accuses Major US Consulting Firms Of Spying – 26 May 2014
China has accused major American consulting firms like McKinsey and Boston Consulting Group of spying, and has ordered its state-owned enterprises to cut ties with the companies, the FT’s Jamil Anderlini reports.
Posted onApril 21, 2014bylucas2012infos|Comments Off on BusinessInsider – 10 Insanely Toxic Chemicals Used In Hydraulic Fracking – 21 April 2014
Vast deposits of natural gas have driven a drilling boom stretching across 32 states.
The primary way of extracting the natural gas, known as hydraulic fracking, has been considered safe since a 2004 study by the Environmental Protection Agency found that it posed no risk to drinking water.
Big data can help states decide whom to release from prison
IN MONTY PYTHON’S “Life of Brian”, the Jerusalem crowd picks wrongdoers for Pontius Pilate to release according to whether their names begin with “r”, since they find it amusing that the Roman governor cannot pronounce that letter. (“Welease Woger!”)