Archive: 08/30/2011

Automation in the air dulls pilot skill

(AP) -- Safety and industry officials worry that there will be more deadly airline accidents traced to pilots who have lost their hands-on instincts as planes become ever more reliant on automation to navigate ...

Aug 30, 2011
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Social media fuels college megaparty in Colorado

(AP) -- An apartment complex near Colorado State University that used Facebook to advertise "the biggest pool party of the year'" got more than it bargained for - at least 2,000 people, most of them college students, showed ...

Aug 30, 2011
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Indian MPs get iPad lessons to cut paperwork

Indian members of parliament are taking lessons on how to use iPads and other tablet computers after being given a special budget to buy technology that cuts down on paperwork.

Aug 30, 2011
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