Two graphics that forecast the level of flooding and time of inundation from a possible Oroville dam collapse. Graphic showing flood levels from a possible Oroville dam collapse Courtesy of the hive mind that is twitter.
Author Archive: Bruce Henderson
Bruce Henderson is a former Marine who focuses custom data mining and visualization technologies on the economy and other disasters.
Over at the amazing Ace of Spaces, we have this nugget of pursuit against the illegal and poorly thought out use of personal email by the former Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton. As Bruce Webster has been exploring, there are a lot of bad angles to this entire scenario. One item of great interest at […]
It’s never wrong to stand up to a bully. In fact I have never found a way to put a bully in his place apart from confronting one until they back down. Enter the Brennan nomination to be CIA chief, in testimony I still proceedings quite fathom, Attorney General Holder stated: “It is possible, I […]
This morning I had the privilege of attending a mass rally on the national mall in Washington DC. This event was organized by TV and Radio personality Glenn Beck, and was entitled “Restoring Honor”. Many saw this as a follow on to “Tea Party” rallies held in the fall of last year, and I can […]
I have been watching with growing levels of delight as a community of amateur satellite hunters have been tracking one of our nation’s newest space platforms, known as the X-37B. In this age of internet pundits seeking real time vainglory for themselves, there is rampant speculation what this thing is for, with frequent references to […]
While we have warmed up somewhat in the past week, anyone who lives in San Diego can tell you how cold and gloomy the summer has been. In typical San Diego summer, there is a period in May and June where the cold water off the coast fuels a persistent fog layer that spreads miles […]
The world is a dangerous place, and today that danger went up a notch. Our erstwhile allies, the Russians, have decided to lease a powerful Akula / Project 971 nuclear powered attack submarine to India for an extended period of time. India has been working steadily towards a home grown (and at some point for […]
In an article published in US Today, the President has stated that in the unlikely event of a nuclear terrorist strike, the population of the target city would be on their own for 24-72 hours. In addition, it would be necessary to convince the population inside the blast zone to stay put until the government […]
Go ahead, tell me the good lord does not have a sense of humor. It looks like a major snowstorm is going to hit DC starting tonight, dumping up to 16″ of snow in the capital. As Webster can attest, DC siezes up with even an inch of snow, and at times in the 90s, […]