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Autonomous Cars Sooner Than You Think?
I now expect widespread deployment of fully autonomous cars by about 2030. Do you agree with this assessment, or do you think I’m being overly optimistic?
But for the Grace of Whoever Runs Things…
Waterproof coat can turn into a heat-trapping sleeping bag at night and into a cross-body bag for carrying around during the day.
A Flat Earth for Fatheads
Any reasonable thinking being knows that the Earth cannot possibly be flat — if it were, cats would have pushed everything off it by now!
Gerrymandering is a Stain on our Democracy
We have the technical know-how to create guaranteed Gerrymander-free voting maps. SO WHY DON’T WE DO IT???
“Ghost Plane” Created By 800 Drones at Air Show
I just saw an amazing video of 800 drones being used to create a “Ghost Plane.”
People with More Than Five Senses
Imagined Life is a speculative scientific journey among the exoplanets in search of intelligent aliens, ice creatures, and supergravity animals.
It’s Raining Pitch Forks and Alligators
Many of these sayings were already known to me, but there are a lot I’ve never heard before.
AWBOS (A Whole Bunch of Stuff)
Dangers of 5G. Thousands of satellites. Radio controlled birds. Smartphones spying on us. And much, much more.
“Ey up!” Hanging with my Peeps
“Ey up” is a cheery multi-purpose greeting that basically means “Hello” and “Hi there” and “How are you?” and “How’s things?” all rolled into one.
Speaking in [Archaic] Tongues (BASIC)
In addition to playing retro games, THEC64 allows you to write your own programs in C64 or VIC 20 BASIC.
The Speaking Clock Speaks No More
At the third stroke of midnight on 30 September 2019, Australia’s talking clock fell silent.
We’re Short of Nothing We’ve Got
In a crisis situation, I would be hard-pushed to articulate the differences between an adage, an aphorism, an apophthegm, and a proverb.