Category Archives: Tech

Got no dog in this fight.

“Apple to pay $500 million settlement for throttling older phones” Don’t have a smart phone, don’t want a smart phone, wouldn’t use a smart phone.  I think they’re time waster and a constant distraction.  

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Doesn’t surprise me.

Hackers stuck a 2-inch strip of tape on a 35mph speed sign and successfully tricked 2 Teslas into accelerating to 85mph. (no link, AD blocking-blocking site) Most roads that are posted for slower speeds are quite obviously (to the human … Continue reading

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Robocalls

DOJ sues US telecom providers for connecting Indian robocall scammers One provider connected 720 million calls in 23 days. The US Department of Justice has filed lawsuits (PDF and PDF) against two small telecommunications providers that have allegedly connected hundreds … Continue reading

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Run from the Deere.

(This goes for new cars too) The Tractor Backlash – EPautos – Libertarian Car Talk eric peters 7-8 minutes John Deere, like Ford and GM and all the rest, is forced by the government to build tractors as complicated as … Continue reading

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I think I’ve bought my last new car.

Rearviews in the Rearview Elon Musk wants you to pay more for your next new car – even if you don’t buy one of his cars. The CEO of Tesla is “petitioning” the government to allow him – and everyone … Continue reading

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This is what I was expecting from the 21st Century!

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We shall see.

FCC bans robocalls, texts The Federal Communications Commission voted to approve laws that ban fraudulent text messages and international robocalls last week. The new rules in effect neutralize loopholes in the Truth in Caller ID Act, which banned spoofing domestic calls but made … Continue reading

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Forbes, “Green energy is more expensive, that’s the intention”.

Nuclear power plants can last up to eighty years. By contrast, the output of solar panels declines one percent every year, for inherently physical reasons, and they as well as wind turbines are replaced roughly every two decades. As for circularity, solar … Continue reading

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Technical assistance from John McAfee. (NSFW)

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Why EV’s are so dangerous.

Tesla Goes Up in Smoke… Three Times The owner of another Tesla has died – horribly – in Davie, Florida after his car struck a tree and burst into flames. It then burst into flames again – post mortem – … Continue reading

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