March 21, 2014

MH370: The Titanic of Our Time

Lindy McDowell, Belfast Telegraph

The Associated Press

We've fallen (again) into the trap of over-reliance on the infallibility of all our technology.

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March 11, 2014
Terror Fears Fly in China Following MH370
Rachel Lu, Foreign Policy
The schism between Chinese mainstream and social media depictions of the flight's fate has caused consternation among some social media users. In a post that was later deleted by censors, one Weibo user fumed, "Vietnam is still... more ››
March 17, 2014
Did Terrorists Take Control of Flight 370?
Peter Bergen, CNN
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak told reporters over the weekend that "deliberate" action by somebody on board accounted for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 veering off course. Could the mystery of Malaysia Airlines 370 then be... more ››
March 14, 2014
How Does a Plane Vanish in This Day and Age?
Dallas Morning News
In a world where rental car companies can track the location of their cars at any given moment, where we can turn a home alarm on or off from the seat of an airliner cruising at an altitude of 35,000 feet, the infuriating part of... more ››
March 17, 2014
Flight MH370: The Plot Thickens
The Economist
It was always going to be significant that the Malaysian prime minister himself, Najib Razak, took the daily press conference on March 15th that is usually given by his underlings. Sure enough, Mr Najib had momentous news, that... more ››
March 14, 2014
A Plane Disappears, Malaysia's Flaws Emerge
William Pesek, Bloomberg
Confusion doesn't normally make for a great economic indicator. But the chaos that's marred the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is revealing quite a bit about Malaysia's potential -- or lack thereof. more ››