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    Education and Career assessment tool

    I post this here since this seems more about psychology profile, and IMO software tools that evaluate the person. The general tools that ask if you’re good in math, analytic skill, etc. really aren’t adequate. I've been going back a forth with my 17 yr old son about college. What do you want to...
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    News Tax fraud in Individual Taxpayer Identification Number program

    This is the kind of stuff that makes my blood boil. http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/08/08/treasury-inspector-general-says-changes-are-needed-to-detect-fraud/?test=latestnews Summary: FWIW, ITIN is Individual Tax Identification Number 154 Mailing address used for 1,000 or more ITIN...
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    News Great Green Fleet and $26/gal fuel

    “Great Green Fleet” and $26/gal fuel http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/07/02/gop-in-congress-critical-navy-great-green-fleet/#ixzz1zX8phjVc?test=latestnews I'm surprised the navy pays as much as $3.60/gal for the fuel it normally uses. I would have thought it much lower. Don't they get a...
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    News DoE Picking winners and losers; here we go again

    http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/06/28/colorado-based-solar-firm-that-got-doe-loan-to-file-for-bankruptcy/?test=latestnews $400 million dollar loan guarantee from the Obama administration for yet anothor solar panel maker. Anyone else think the government doesn't make a very good...
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    News Obama invokes executive privilege

    http://firstread.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/06/20/12317893-obama-invokes-executive-privilege-over-doj-documents?lite [Broken] Executive privilege even over documents that are largely discoverable when any case goes to court. This really has a bad smell to it. I wonder if this would have worked...
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    Congrats Aluminum Falcons Team 2168 BattleCry13

    Hey Chi Meson! Great job winning WPI BattleCry13. I read the account on your webpage, and it sounds like you had a blast. http://www.team2168.org/index.php/media/2012/261-wpi-battlecry-13 I was hoping to join my son's team (3044) at the event, but it didn't work out for me. They had a great...
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    Article: Every black hole contains a new universe

    Saw this was in the news today. Not my field, but I was interested enough to read it. I noticed the author stated "It's a theory that has been explored over the past few decades by a small group of physicists including myself." I' m curious if this is an outlier opinion or more common. It is...
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    Medical Article: Robot Reveals the Inner Workings of Brain Cells

    http://www.gatech.edu/newsroom/release.html?nid=128531 Browsing the alumni stuff, I see things that make me wish I were back in school. You kids and faculty are so lucky to be able to do this kind of stuff every day. I have serious envy! Alas, wife, kids, house, bills, argh. Nothing but work...
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    News Norfolk, VA and race

    http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/oreilly/2012/05/08/national-media-ignoring-norfolk-case Short version. One of five people (black) hits a vehicle driven by two local reports (white, man and woman). The driver stops and confronts the person. The five proceed to beat the two, while 30 or so other...
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    News Constitution: Static or Living and in it means?

    Constitution: Static or Living and in it means?? I was reading "The Original Constitution", by Robert G. Natelson. The work assesses Constitution and Bill of Rights in light of eighteenth-century law, minutes from the Confederation Congress, the original Articles of Confederation, Federalist...
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