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September 14th, 2008
12:11 pm -
Tweets for Today
after spending so many months working in the train optimization domain, the LA train wreck is... personal and sad and intriguing.
yes, UP was our customer and yes, my former employer makes most of the equipment which is supposed to make this impossible...
or at least implausible, until they upgraded to the tech which takes the human op out of the control loop. What vital system failed here?
I have probably spent hours simulating that kind of scenario (single track, passenger followed by freight), probably even in that region...
and no, nothing I wrote could have anything to do with it. #1, the vital sys protections. #2, they *still* are "months" from shipping v1
my incidental gmail experiment is a little alarming -- I am receiving 92% of emails that I am spoof sending to myself. 8% MIA. Eek.
is having fun with his wife. She's great. We're going to replace the WRX with a new car because she sucks ass (her words) at driving it.
got a Seattle Public Library card. It is Library Card Sign-up Month.
Yes it is.
scanr.com continues to impress me, although I would love an API for accessing my processed documents. love love love.
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