Things I’ve found interesting March 11th 2020

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A Reinvigorated Operation Lifesaver

Tesla has produced 1,000,000 cars and commemorating with a red Model Y

Brave to generate random browser fingerprints to preserve user privacy

Oh, you won an award? Don’t click that vanity scam spam link

Who’s Who scam

Passwords belong in time capsules, not IT ecosystems

NetApp acquires cloud storage player Talon

Neon signs are disappearing from Chicago’s streetscape and skyline. Here’s why.

Return to Billy Goat’s Tavern & Grill Chicago Illinois

Cloud Gate aka The Bean Millennium Park Chicago Illinois

Buckingham Fountain Chicago landmark in the center of Grant Park aka Married… with Children fountain

New Las Vegas Convention Center hall to get $10.5M in solar panels

Meet Project Gesundheit: Amazon’s secret project to cure the common cold

What happens if a case of coronavirus emerges at a Canadian school?

US Navy sailor in Italy tests positive for coronavirus

US-South Korean combined military drill postponed over coronavirus outbreak

Bell and Hyundai Soar Into the Air Taxi Race

Amtrak names former Atlas Air executive William J. Flynn as its new CEO

Wright Electric Begins Developing Propulsion System For Commercial Electric Plane

Greg Gormick: Via Rail needs to be reformed, not scrapped

FRA publishes Environmental Assessment of Northeast Corridor’s Sawtooth Bridges project

STB filing: Union Pacific’s Tennessee Pass could become short cut for Utah crude oil

Why the US Sucks at Building Public Transit

Why American Costs Are So High (Work-in-Progress)

Racial politics kept College Park Metro far from campus

A $100 Billion Train: The Future of California or a Boondoggle?

The Most Expensive Mile of Subway Track on Earth

California bullet train adds another $1.3 billion to projected price tag

Why New York Can’t Have Nice Things It costs three times more to build a subway station here than in London or Paris

California’s DOT Admits That More Roads Mean More Traffic

Public Utility Holding Company Act (PUHCA)

Why New York City Stopped Building Subways

Here’s Why We’ve Failed to Figure Out Why Infrastructure Costs So Much

Reagan off target with Metrorail

Transportation Is Politics: A Q&A With Yonah Freemark

Power outage reported at Cosmopolitan’s Chelsea Tower

MGM Resorts to temporarily close buffets amid coronavirus concerns

Vegas hotel denies defaming OJ Simpson in reports of his ban

Las Vegas hotel denies defaming O.J. Simpson

Action never ends for Boyd Gaming exec, a local icon of sports betting industry

Billy Idol hints that his Las Vegas story won’t end with his final Pearl residency dates – Las Vegas Weekly

Nashville artists help out on stage and off after tornadoes

2 charged with painting near ancient rock art in Nevada

Las Vegas mayor says media’s coronavirus coverage is ‘destroying us’

Woman tried to rob 4 check cashing stores in 35 minutes, police say

Woman sought in string of Las Vegas Valley bar robberies

Caesars sent home at least 1 employee for wearing latex gloves

Las Vegas convention vendors lose business amid coronavirus scare

Tentacles of Olympic cancellation would reach around globe

The curse of the Twitter reply guy

Is ‘don’t feed the trolls’ actually good advice? It’s complicated.

Meet the ‘reply guys’: Obnoxious Twitter trolls try to challenge prominent women — and fail miserably