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Technology Designers Must Begin the Journey to Safety

Uber self driving car accidents and the facebook data scraping scandal are the most recent indications of a significant risk in the technology industry: the lack of mature safety processes.  The icons of the “hot industry” of the 21 century … Continue reading

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Is EHS Verging on Disruption?

If you’re in EHS Cop mode your job is about to be disrupted!  A convergence of technologies is occurring that will have a profound impact on the future of our workplaces as EHS professionals and employees.  Today I want to focus on three … Continue reading

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Union Carbide: Accidental Giant – Part 1

I have been very interested in Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) for a long time.  As a child I saw their huge plants as meccas for the production of modern materials our society was/is built out of.  My first job as … Continue reading

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What if We Had THE Answers?

I ran across this article from Quartz digital magazine and it really got me thinking.  The article is: Big data is leading scientists to ask bigger questions.  The advent of effective distributed processing as open source software has created access to … Continue reading

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