The Big Think

December 17, 2013

Quoth

Filed under: Education,Quoth — jasony @ 9:41 pm

“If I depended on a skilled work force I would not depend on a public education system to provide it for me”
Mike Rowe

Don’t miss interview with Mike Rowe about the state of work in America:

Bumper Cars

Filed under: Politics — jasony @ 11:00 am

Even An 85 MPH Highway Can’t Fix Austin’s Traffic Tangle: “The Texas A&M Transportation Institute has built sophisticated computer modeling of Austin’s future traffic — and the findings are not good. The commute from downtown Austin to the northern suburb of Round Rock currently takes about 45 minutes during rush hour. But by 2035, the institute estimates, it will take two hours and 30 minutes to go those 19 miles.”

Oy

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