IBM Computer Sets Speed Record (WSJ): Amazing to think about the computing power that is available. Desktop PCs are pretty powerful, big companies have a large number of mid tier and mainframe computers. Then you have the supercomputers for largescale modeling.
Private Fix for Public Parks (WSJ): California saving parks slated for closure due to budge cuts by leasing out operations to private companies. Very intersting deal – hope it works and looking forward to seeing the results.