Detroit Is Stomping Silicon Valley in the Self-Driving Car Race
General Motors testing fully autonomous development fleet vehicles on public roads in Michigan.If you’re betting on Silicon Valley stars like Google, Tesla, and Uber to free you from your horrorshow commute with autonomous driving technology, don’t. But given the state of car technology UX, this doesn’t bode well
Soviet women snipers
Sniper Lyuba Makarova on the Kalinin front. When Germany invaded the Soviet Union in June 1941, hundreds of thousands of Soviet women sprang to join the war effort, enlisting as nurses, clerks, cooks — and snipers. Women can be killers too.
Everything Is Broken
Once upon a time, a friend of mine accidentally took over thousands of computers. He had found a vulnerability in a piece of software and started playing with it. In the process, he figured out how to get total administration access over a network. If you are at all nervous about IT Security, skip this one… gives me the heebee-jeebies!!
This is how the next World War starts
With one miscalculation, by one startled pilot, at 400 miles an hour. And now that Russia is determined to destabilize the West, this scenario is keeping the military establishment up at night. OK, time to build a nuclear bunker…
Living a Lie: We Deceive Ourselves to Better Deceive Others
People mislead themselves all day long. We tell ourselves we’re smarter and better looking than our friends, that our political party can do no wrong, that we’re too busy to help a colleague. Flipside holds true as well “I am not as smart as my colleagues”.
Ethics can’t be a side hustle
In the last few months I’ve had a lot of designers ask me “Where can I do good work?”And they don’t mean “good” as in quality. They mean good as in “on the side of the angels.” They look at the world, they see a garbage fire, and they wanna help put it out. That’s commendable. Something for everyone to heed.