Friday, July 25, 2014

Australian Army: Report on Future Land Warfare 2014

http://www.army.gov.au/~/media/Files/Our%20future/Publications/FLWR_Web_B5_Final.pdf

Aussie Take on Future War More Like Blade Runner than Mad Max

http://www.crikey.com.au/2014/07/25/evolve-or-die-australian-army-envisions-the-future-of-warfare/

Thursday, July 24, 2014

LA Times in Limbo?

http://capitolweekly.net/times-spin-off-tribune-unknown-journalism-digital-future/

Cost An Issue in Environmental Friendly CA

http://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2014/07/costs-issue-environmental-friendly-ca/

Majority of Voters in New Poll Pick Brown for Another Term

http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/2014/07/23/Jerry-Brown-over-Neel-Kashkari-in-latest-poll/

$3 million OKd to pay for string of Bay Bridge fixes

http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/3-million-OKd-to-pay-for-string-of-Bay-Bridge-5644882.php

Water restrictions backed by 75 percent of Californians, new poll says

http://www.mercurynews.com/drought/ci_26206669/new-poll-75-percent-californians-support-local-mandatory

RICO Charges, Can of Worms May Make Yee Case Whole New Kettle of Fish

http://sfappeal.com/2014/07/as-rumors-of-new-indictment-swirl-in-leland-yee-case-lawyer-demands-documents-connecting-sf-officials-to-investigation/

San Francisco property owners rip house flippers tax on November ballot

http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/news/2014/07/24/san-francisco-property-owners-house-flippers.html

Landlords challenge S.F.'s new law on evictions

http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Landlords-challenge-S-F-s-new-law-on-evictions-5644343.php

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Phony Twitter accounts whitewashing China’s treatment of Tibet have been suspended

http://qz.com/238316/phony-twitter-accounts-whitewashing-chinas-treatment-of-tibet-have-been-suspended/

North Korea most upset with Chinese viral video mocking Kim Jong-Un

http://boingboing.net/2014/07/20/north-korea-most-upset-with-ch.html

North Korea’s Asymmetric Submarine Doctrine

http://thediplomat.com/2014/07/north-koreas-asymmetric-submarine-doctrine/

Ninkyodo, dude! Even The Yakuza Are Speaking English Now

http://www.japansubculture.com/ninkyodo-dude-even-the-yakuza-are-speaking-english-now/

Education Initiatives you won’t see on CA's November ballot

http://edsource.org/2014/initiatives-you-wont-see-on-november-ballot/65595#.U88OxWK9KSN

High hopes for honesty in Indonesia

http://news.yahoo.com/high-hopes-honesty-indonesia-210801256--politics.html

Understanding Indonesia's presidential election

http://www.latimes.com/world/la-four-things-you-need-to-know-about-indonesias-presidential-election-20140722-htmlstory.html

Prabowo's Sour Grapes

http://www.rappler.com/world/regions/asia-pacific/indonesia/64029-prabowo-withdraws-from-electoral-process

What Jokowi Means

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/jul/22/guardian-view-joko-widodo-indonesia

Monday, July 21, 2014

"Six Californias" Initiative is For The Birds

http://www.sfchronicle.com/entertainment/garchik/article/The-fine-feathered-friends-of-six-Californias-5636653.php

New housing pushes Market Street partway toward proud potential

http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/place/article/New-housing-pushes-Market-Street-partway-toward-5634549.php

Asian fears of China’s rise: Jittery neighbours

http://www.economist.com/news/asia/21607869-worries-about-chinas-ascent-jittery-neighbours

S.F. planners tinker with 'chain store' definition

http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/morning_call/2014/07/san-francisco-chain-store-definition-eric-mar.html

China participating in RIMPAC and J-20 updates

http://www.informationdissemination.net/2014/07/china-participating-in-rimpac-and-j-20.html

Meet the asinine person behind San Francisco’s most asinine billboard

http://pando.com/2014/07/21/meet-the-asshole-behind-san-franciscos-most-assholeish-billboard/

The real story behind Japan’s drone boom

http://qz.com/236440/the-real-story-behind-japans-drone-boom/

Political shakeup looms in California

http://www.politico.com/story/2014/07/political-shakeup-looms-in-california-109140.html

Wichita Looks to Chinese Cities to Boost Aviation Trade

https://medium.com/@owashb/wichita-looks-to-chinese-cities-to-boost-aviation-trade-b0a189c0c972

Sunday, July 20, 2014

China-US Reconciliation and the East Asian Security Order

http://thediplomat.com/2014/07/china-us-reconciliation-and-the-east-asian-security-order/

Why Didn't California’s Phone Ban Reduce Accidents?

http://www.psmag.com/navigation/nature-and-technology/didnt-californias-handheld-cell-phone-ban-reduce-motor-accidents-86187/

The techno-libertarians of Silicon Valley should think twice about aligning with climate deniers

http://pando.com/2014/07/19/148877/

Green Acres is the Place... For Women

http://www.sacbee.com/2014/07/19/6568679/influx-of-young-women-changes.html

Bucking State Trend, Bay Area Unemployment Rates Rise

http://sfappeal.com/2014/07/bay-area-sees-slight-increase-in-unemployment/

Hold it In: Drought to Force Brownout of SF Public Water Amenities

http://www.sfexaminer.com/sanfrancisco/public-bathrooms-could-be-closed-and-public-gardens-left-to-dry-out-if-drought-intensifies/Content?oid=2852036

SF Housing Anxiety Reflected in Binder Poll

http://blog.sfgate.com/cityinsider/2014/07/17/poll-shows-widespread-concern-over-housing-prices-support-for-affordable-housing-construction/