NASA's got a computer model for predicting landslides


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/03/24/nasas-got-a-computer-model-f.html


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Did you build your house next to a soft soil steep hillside in a place that gets heavy rains? Do you really need NASA to tell you it was a bad idea?


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You think engineering is pretty much just a matter of eyeballing it? Any idiot can tell a safe site from an unsafe one? I almost bought a really unsafe house with a beautiful view, and I couldn’t even discern the mechanical properties of the soil.


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Landslide scientist? I need an interview show. These guys…


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