DeVos under fire over funding cuts for Special…

House Democrats grilled Betsy DeVos Tuesday over the education secretary’s latest budget proposal, which boosts appropriations for charter schools while slashing $17.6 million in funding for the Special Olympics. During a contentious hearing before the…

Sackler drug firm settles opioid lawsuit

Image copyright Getty Images Purdue Pharma, the drug-maker owned by the billionaire Sackler family, has reached a $270m settlement in a lawsuit which claimed its opioids contributed to the deaths of thousands of people. As…

Boeing 737 Max Software Fix And Report On…

This Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8, seen last Saturday, is one of those grounded following the crash that killed 157 people. Mulugeta Ayene/AP hide caption toggle caption Mulugeta Ayene/AP This Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737…

How to build your own CDN with Kubernetes

Design and code to deploy a self-hosted content delivery network. kubeCDN — a self-hosted CDN based on Kubernetes. Check it out on GitHub: https://github.com/ilhaan/kubeCDN.In this blog post, I discuss the design and implementation of kubeCDN, a tool designed…

Elementary Applied Topology (2014)

NOW AVAILABLE ON AMAZON.COM   ELEMENTARY APPLIED TOPOLOGY R. Ghrist, "Elementary Applied Topology", ISBN 978-1502880857, Sept. 2014. please cite as: R. Ghrist, "Elementary Applied Topology", ed. 1.0, Createspace, 2014. this text covers the mathematics behind…

Apple Stock Plunges after US Trade Judge Calls…

On Tuesday, ITC Judge Mary Joan McNamara dropped the bombshell revelation that she is planning to recommend a ban on some China-made iPhone imports, in a ruling that caused Apple stock to crater in afternoon…