Problem Definition –  The International Labor Organization (ILO) estimates that there are 2.4 million people in the world at any given time involved in forced labor and subjected to exploitation as a result of trafficking (ILO, 2008). Human rights violations such as human trafficking is normally addressed by social support measures. This discussion takes a […]

Though not necessary for reading this analysis, allow me to share the links to the Freakonomics podcast and the TEDtalk. “Yes, the American Economy Is in a Funk — But Not for the Reasons You Think” From this podcast, I can identify with being a techno-pessimist. There will not be mass unemployment b/c of techno […]

NERC CIP-014-1 goes into effect April 2016. It’s not a terrible read and can give you an idea of what’s to come in the world of substation design for physical security requirements. “To identify and protect Transmission stations and Transmission substations, and their associated primary control centers, that if rendered inoperable or damaged as a […]