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by brian
Mon Apr 11, 2011 6:49 pm
Forum: Misc Topics & News!
Topic: 100th Birthday bash for Bill Milliken!
Replies: 1
Views: 1998

100th Birthday bash for Bill Milliken!

Sorry for the late note: Bill Milliken will be celebrating his 100th Birthday at the International Motor Racing Research Center in Watkins Glen, NY on Saturday, April 16, 2011. His appearance is part of the Research Center's festivities commemorating the opening day of the Watkins Glen International...
by brian
Sun Apr 10, 2011 12:21 pm
Forum: Litigation Topics and News!
Topic: Prosecutors get away with attempted murder
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Views: 2799

Prosecutors get away with attempted murder

April 10, 2011: NY Times Op-ed piece by John Thompson , who spent 18 years in prison for robbery and murder, 14 of them on death row. He's been free since 2003, exonerated after evidence covered up by prosecutors surfaced just weeks before his execution date. Those prosecutors were never punished. L...
by brian
Wed Apr 06, 2011 4:02 pm
Forum: Highway Safety Issues
Topic: 2010 Traffic Fatalities Lowest Level in Recorded History
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Views: 1849

2010 Traffic Fatalities Lowest Level in Recorded History

April 2011: NHTSA: Traffic Fatalities in 2010 Drop to Lowest Level in Recorded History DOT Estimates Three Percent Drop Beneath 2009 Record Low U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced that the number and rate of traffic fatalities in 2010 fell to the lowest levels since 1949, despit...
by brian
Tue Apr 05, 2011 4:47 pm
Forum: Litigation Topics and News!
Topic: What is statistical significance? Supreme court takes it on.
Replies: 1
Views: 3331

Re: What is statistical significance? Supreme court takes it on.

And on another related note about 'statistical' stuff at the Supreme court... April 3, 2011: NY Times: When a Lawsuit Is Too Big Can a class-action lawsuit be too sprawling to deliver old-fashioned justice? These types of cases routinely rely on statistical formulas rather than testimony and personn...
by brian
Tue Apr 05, 2011 4:39 pm
Forum: McHenry News!
Topic: McHenry a speaker at 2011 ARC-CSI conference
Replies: 2
Views: 6089

McHenry a speaker at 2011 ARC-CSI conference

April 2011: I will be a speaker at the 2011 ARC-CSI conference in Las Vegas, may 23-26, 2011. Come say Hi! Brian Topic is as follows: Brian McHenry , McHenry Software, Inc A Short History of Nearly Everything (…about computers in Highway Safety) In the 2005 book A Short History of Nearly Everything ...
by brian
Tue Mar 22, 2011 11:09 am
Forum: Crash Reconstruction News!
Topic: Child Safety Information
Replies: 0
Views: 2380

Child Safety Information

Mar 22, 2011: NY Times: Rear-Facing Car Seats Advised at Least to Age of 2 Toddlers are usually switched from rear-facing to forward-facing car seats right after their first birthday — an event many parents may celebrate as a kind of milestone. But in a new policy statement from the American Academy...
by brian
Tue Mar 22, 2011 10:53 am
Forum: Distracted Driving News and Information
Topic: 2011 Distracted Driving News
Replies: 4
Views: 5356

Re: 2011 Distracted Driving News

March 22, 2011: News & Observer: Interesting letter to the editor today: I witnessed a cellphone-driving accident involving two UNC students in which the driver ran directly into a pedestrian. The driver had "inattention blindness" from driving while using a cellphone. The graph above from the UNC H...
by brian
Fri Mar 11, 2011 11:51 am
Forum: Litigation Topics and News!
Topic: prosecutors gone WILD (for convictions!)
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Views: 2499

prosecutors gone WILD (for convictions!)

Mar 22, 2011: News & Observer: Judge lays into prosecutors, SBI; deception, fraud decried Durham prosecutors and the State Bureau of Investigation violated the U.S. and state constitutions and state law by withholding key evidence from Derrick Allen in the 1998 sexual assault and death of his girlfr...
by brian
Thu Mar 10, 2011 9:17 am
Forum: Crash Reconstruction News!
Topic: Want to Remotely Hack a Car's Electronics?
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Views: 2323

Want to Remotely Hack a Car's Electronics?

Mar 10, 2011: NY Times Researchers Show How a Car’s Electronics Can Be Taken Over Remotely Because many of today’s cars contain cellular connections and Bluetooth wireless technology, it is possible for a hacker, working from a remote location, to take control of various features — like the car lock...
by brian
Wed Mar 09, 2011 11:05 pm
Forum: Crash Reconstruction News!
Topic: Car makers in/of the hot seat
Replies: 0
Views: 2269

Car makers in/of the hot seat

Mar 9, 2011: Ole Sean Kane is at it again. Not crawling under a log like he should have after his debunked reports and face time trying to get publicity for the ""five attorneys, who sponsored some of [Kane's] research into Sudden Unintended Acceleration in Toyota vehicles" as he was paraded out at ...