The state of Virginia has decided to open up 70 miles of its public highways to companies that are developing self-driving cars.
We're hoping history hasn't repeated itself at the eminent technical institution, but Breaking News says Virginia Tech dispatched an "alert about report of gun shots being fired on campus; advising people to stay indoors." We're keeping an eye on it.
After the 2007 massacre in which Seung Hui-Cho killed 33 people, Virginia Tech has gone to great lengths to improve its campus safety. The University's latest system is designed to alert students and faculty whether they're on campus or online.
Just two weeks after arriving at Virginia Tech, a 22-year-old graduate student from China was murdered. The alleged killer decapitated her with a kitchen knife at a local coffee shop.
Not content in just blaming video games and video game creators, Jack Thompson's now blaming Bill Gates for what happened at Virginia Tech. An exerpt:
In the last few hours, reports have confirmed a shooting spree at Virginia Tech. According to accounts, 33 people were killed, including the gunman himself. An additional 29 are reported as wounded. This is a terrible tragedy wherever it might occur, but Virginia Tech has special significance to us because of its…