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Traveller letters: The truth about the ‘stupid American’ stereotype
18 Aug
12:44

Traveller letters: The truth about the ‘stupid American’ stereotype

There are a lot of overweight Americans – just like Australia.  STARS AND GRIPES I am writing in response to recent letters in Traveller letters describing travellers’ experiences with ignorant Americans. I spent three weeks travelling around California, Utah and Arizona whilst based on the outskirts of Healdsburg in northern California. During that […]

Don’t Take Shortcuts To Automated Driving, Design Assuming The Worst Of Humans
17 Aug
9:43

Don’t Take Shortcuts To Automated Driving, Design Assuming The Worst Of Humans

A pedestrian crosses the street in front of one of Ford’s automated driving prototypesFord In the Art of War, the ancient Chinese general Sun Tzu said “Know your enemy and know yourself, find naught in fear for 100 battles.” Essentially, that means if you understand your opponent as well as […]

Uber urged to sell self-driving unit; are investors stupid or greedy?
17 Aug
12:26

Uber urged to sell self-driving unit; are investors stupid or greedy?

Just as transportation disruptor Uber unveils its financials for the latest quarter, investors have reportedly been pressing the management team to sell-off its self-driving unit, a move that’s either short-sighted or short-termist. According to The Information, with losses piling high in the self-driving unit, reportedly $125-200 million a quarter for […]

The NEG lottery winners and losers; Bill Shorten, Abbott and Turnbull
17 Aug
11:13

The NEG lottery winners and losers; Bill Shorten, Abbott and Turnbull

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Think And Drive: Legal loophole allows drivers to eat and drink
17 Aug
3:13

Think And Drive: Legal loophole allows drivers to eat and drink

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Source: https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/think-and-drive-legal-loophole-allows-drivers-to-eat-and-drink/news-story/47e6b15144d8a019a027f21dd2948b7d

No trophies, little investment and two relegations – when will fans finally recognise Mike Ashley as a genius?
16 Aug
9:43

No trophies, little investment and two relegations – when will fans finally recognise Mike Ashley as a genius?

It is extraordinary, really, that 11 years into Mike Ashley’s glorious ownership of Newcastle United, a period of unparalleled (pound for pound) success and cheap socks, that some people — ungrateful people, stupid people, nasty people — still do not appreciate what a complete genius he is. It is even […]

Letter: Drivers need to be safer on I-41
16 Aug
6:03

Letter: Drivers need to be safer on I-41

Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Letter: Drivers need to be safer on I-41 Gary Stadler: Chill. Think about what you are doing. Post to Facebook Sent! A link has been sent to your friend’s email address. Posted! A link has […]

Is it ‘the economy, stupid’ in the EU’s southern neighbourhood?
16 Aug
8:43

Is it ‘the economy, stupid’ in the EU’s southern neighbourhood?

While trade wars threaten across the Atlantic, enhanced economic cooperation could be the key to stability in the EU’s southern neighbourhood. James Morgan is Associate Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for European Policy Studies. Back in the mid-nineties, the EU put its money on the multilateral approach with the Barcelona […]

90 Percent of every 100 stupid people are NPP members – A-Plus
16 Aug
8:13

90 Percent of every 100 stupid people are NPP members – A-Plus

Politics of Wednesday, 15 August 2018 Source: mynewsgh.com Kwame A-Plus Controversial Musician and ardent supporter of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) Kwame Asare Obeng otherwise known as A-Plus has described 90 percent of NPP members out of each 100 as stupid. His reason for describing folks in the NPP […]

A couple more examples of not being able to fix stupid
15 Aug
11:25

A couple more examples of not being able to fix stupid

To The Daily Sun, Yesterday I read an article in one of the online newspapers about a crash of a small bus filled with kids from the Kittery Community Center Safe Camp — several were injured, some seriously. The driver was unfit to be driving at all, let alone a […]