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The Legacy of Livable Streets

Josh Hart in San Jose wearing Rivendell MUSA rain pants. Four decades ago, professor Donald Appleyard’s research showed the social and recreational functions of streets can be severely impaired by high-speed car traffic. His research and book Livable Streets is considered a springboard for the modern livable streets movement. In 1982, Appleyard’s life and work read more »

San Jose City Council to discuss Diridon Area Plan tonight

In computer systems, the “BIOS” (which used to stand for “Basic Input Output System”) is the initial code that runs when a PC system is first powered on. After power-on self test (POST) and various other initialization activities, the BIOS code finds CPUs, memory, add-on cards and storage devices before passing control to an operating read more »