Urban planning

As I commute to work with my e-bike I became more and more interested in bicycle lanes. It looks that this a coming trend in many modern cities. See for example New York, New York’s streets? Not so mean any more, a talk by former chief of the department of transport Janette Sadik-Khan under the reign of former mayor Michael Bloomberg.

There is blueprint for urban street design in Urban Street Design Guide by NACTO (National Association of City Transportation Officials).

Prof. Dr. Hermann Knoflacher many years earlier in “A New Parking Organisation” promoted similar or more radical ideas.

Prof. Dr. Hermann Knoflacher

Converting car parking for bicycle parking is very obvious, as can be seen from below photo:

See Cycling Professor on Twitter:



In Berlin 13% commute to work by bike, in New York this number is 1%, see New York und Berlin (in German).

Output of lstopo from hwloc

This is the output of

lstopo --of png > ~/tmp/lstopo.png

for a machine with an AMD octacore FX 8120, bulldozer architecture, see AMD Bulldozer CPU Architecture Overview.

lstopo

One can just type lstopo, which shows the same in a separate window. lstopo is part of hwloc in Arch or hwloc in Ubuntu.

Below is the output for an Intel NUC, with 4th generation/Haswell Core i5-4250U:

lstopoNUC

See Vol 1 datasheet, Vol 2 datasheet.