from the yes-have-some-please dept.
An anonymous reader writes "In 1948 Boston mayor James Curley freaked out because of the record amounts of snow. He wrote to MIT and begged for help, even suggested using flamethrowers to melt it. (Check out the original type-written letter.)"
"People should have access to the data which you have about them. There should
be a process for them to challenge any inaccuracies."
-- Arthur Miller