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Fascinating, I had no idea the wheels are designed as turbines to reduce drag. That's the sort of tuning I hear about in Formula 1 and exotic road cars, and maybe everyone does it, but I hadn't realized it would be significant enough in a regular road car. 
Tesla recently confirmed that the base version of the Model 3 will be able to travel over 215 miles on a single charge with a battery pack “smaller than 60 kWh”. The relatively small ba…
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What?! This should be an entertaining demolition.
 
I don't care how much the pay-per-view costs...

I WILL NOT MISS THIS!
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Just a few of the +Tesla​ fans out and about this morning. The list was over 400 by 10am and stretched down the block and probably another block or more beyond that. I would have though 40-50 maybe. I was wrong!
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I should have worn sunscreen.
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Around election season I always like watching the electronic markets (Iowa Electronic Market, iPredict) to see how they compare to the polls. Since it is people putting in real money, they tend to be more accurate than polls and definitely more than pundits.

So, I was rather surprised to see this in the Washington Post:

The behemoth Koch operation — which aims to spend almost $900 million before the November elections — is now considering abandoning Trump as a nominee and focusing its resources on behalf of GOP congressional candidates.

"Considering" and "has" are two very different things, but just the fact that it's a discussion item is amazing. $900M is a massive "opinion market"...
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This is jaw dropping. The prior presidential candidate completely trashes his own party's likely candidate. And then, the candidate before him, McCain, says "I agree". So now the last two Republican candidates, plus Meg Whitman (on Christie's campaign team), a couple of Senators, and the leader of the House have all bashed Trump hard.

What's amazing is, it seems like Romney at least is saying it would be better to have Hillary (or conceivably Bernie) as president than Trump. I say this because if Tump really is nominated, you know a democratic PAC is going to saturate the media with quotes from all of the republican leadership saying Trump isn't fit to be president. And they must know this.

Maybe Romney really does feel this way and is putting his better judgement ahead of party loyalty? If so, kudos.

This is going to be an entertaining, if possibly terrifying, year...

Former U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney attacked 2016 Republican front-runner Donald Trump as “a fraud” on Thursday and urged primary voters to keep the outspoken New York billionaire from getting the nomination, paving the way for possible horse trading at a party convention in July.
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Romney was always a decent man up to today
he may have a personal opinion of Mr. Trump,
after begging for his support in the past but as
a republican elite he should try to built his party
rather than tear it down...
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Wow...
 
You might be in the world’s richest 10% – and not realize it.
Statistics illustrating global inequality are mind-boggling, regardless of how you look at them, argues Ana Swanson.
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For those of you who don't want Windows 10 or just don't want Microsoft to do it automatically for you, this is a really nice, simple tool for setting the group policy settings which corporate IT departments can use to prevent it.
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Yes, I'm the same way, it works, don't break it! :)
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I very much tend to agree with this take on improving the economy, which runs counter to many of the proposals put forth by all of the presidential candidates. And this isn't their unique take. Which makes me wonder how much the candidates just don't understand economics and, given they have plenty of advisors, just offer what people want to hear and may or may not do the right thing if elected?


The Economist | Business in America: The problem with profits http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21695392-big-firms-united-states-have-never-had-it-so-good-time-more-competition-problem?frsc=dg%7Cd
Big firms in the United States have never had it so good. Time for more competition
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Any strong C++ developers out there looking to work on a brand new, massively distributed design tool? We could use several people on my team. It's an extremely cool project for anyone who likes to try to figure out how to make software go faster. The result is a heavy mix of software architecture, hardware-level optimization, and algorithmic challenges.

Feel free to forward or ping me with questions.

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I love these quotes: "I am convinced if I was behind the wheel, I would have hit him.", referring to a cyclist going the wrong way who swerved in front of the car, which recognized him and stopped.

And on some of the weird things, "naked people who jumped on the hood of car (in Austin, of course)". I like that it apparently fits our reputation and that "people" is plural. 
“We don’t like our car bumping into things,” said Chris Urmson, head of Google’s self-driving project, addressing the February 14 incident where Google’s car struck a bus. “This was a tough day for us.”
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Can't drive in snow, safer for salmoning idiots to be persistently antisocial...not sure if this is a good thing.
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This is mildly ironic for a city like Houston...

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only if you're planning on floating on a log.
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Amazing that they finally did it, detected gravity waves. Gravity wavew have been theoretical since Einstein predicted them, and growing up it was always questionable whether they really could be detected.

But then almost as crazy as finally pulling it off is the comment about the black holes toward the end. They were 36 and 29 solar masses, which is bigger than normal. But when they merged the result is not 65 solar masses but 62, the rest was radiated as energy. That is the equivalent of three of our suns being converted into pure energy. I suspect that's even on the high end for a supernova. 
The detection was hailed as a triumph for a controversial, exquisitely crafted, billion-dollar physics experiment and as confirmation of a key prediction of Albert Einstein's General Theory of Relativity.
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