I think this stadium concept - a large, covered, 25-30k seat stadium, within the Central Business District (CBD) is a travesty, and a failure of leadership and good sense.
Today, waiting to meet a young friend to cycle to school with my younger boy and me, we watched the morning rush hour traffic on a fairly busy road between us and school.
I recently ran into an issue upgrading a Ubuntu 18.04-powered server I run. I usually run the following command:
I'm a parent with two children in public schools in Christchurch, NZ. I'm also a software developer with an interest in education.
So, another community with which I have a long history as a paying member, this one with the mission of "preserving the free and open Internet" in my home country, has decided to adopt Slack as it'
Ten years after the fact, I decided it was time to write down my experience of the big quake that hit Christchurch city and the broader Canterbury region at 12:51 pm on 22 February 2011.
Over the past few years, it's gradually occurred to me that we're in the midst of a new Dark Age.
The following is a post I recently made on the SustainOSS Discourse forum.
Many modern "democracies", especially the US Federal Government (& to a large extent, state governments) are effectively run like a public (with public shareholding, and probably listed on an i