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Works at Tellurian Motors
Attended West Virginia University
Lives in Parkersburg, WV, United States
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Pininfarina lines, looks Italian. I've seen something similar before, but I can't place it.Could be an English rebodied by Farina. Lancia?
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“Why move through the oceans, if the oceans can move through you?” he said. “Instead of going after the plastics, you could simply wait for the plastics to come to you without requiring any added energy.”
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Disappointed by the possible withdrawal of basic income policy in their manifesto, Podemos Renta Básica, the party’s working group on basic income, has started a campaign to bring the idea back into the party’s electoral platform, ahead of the general election:
The Podemos working group on basic income has started a procedure to bring basic income back to the party's forefront proposals for the next election.
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I have a Q & A about my new book at Wired.com...
Martin Ford   The robots haven’t just landed in the workplace—they’re expanding skills, moving up the corporate ladder, showing awesome productivity and retention rates, and increasingly shoving aside their human counterparts. One multi-tasker bot, from Momentum Machines, can make (and flip) a gourmet hamburger in 10 seconds and could soon replace an entire McDonalds crew.…
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It's less about making money, more about saving it -- while doing something to occupy your time.  People aren't going to think of it as being part of an economic model...

I didn't mention the whole 'maker' scene...
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PEACH BLOSSOMS
...all three of them
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+Michael Ireland Obviously, ranting about it is what +fil smyth looks for ;-)
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PEACH BLOSSOM CLOSEUP

Another bud opened up, for a total of 4 blooms this year on the peach tree I grew from a pit.  This is the one I could reach.  Barely caught a hint of the wonderful aroma I remember from 2013...
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How We Showed the Oceans Could Clean Themselves - Boyan Slat on
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#HarmonicConversions  

If anything in this shed is level, it has to be the toolbox -- so I figured I'd rotate the image ever so slightly...

Convertible Beetles don't usually end up on my watch list, but it looks like this cleaned-up barn find '65 basket case will be going cheap.
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Huh! It's definitely in my price range LOL. Pretty sure it will cost a bit to get it from 0-100 in 5 seconds.
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Enjoying the Blue Box enough to conceive of a Tellurian Motors model inspired by this generation of Forester...
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West Virginia -- love it and/or hate it...

"The amendment proposed that any manufacturer could operate in the state as long as it has fewer than five stores. The House struck down the amendment and accepted the Senate version of the bill, which had no Tesla provision."  How weak was that amendment?  We have less than 2 million people here, so 4 stores would be plenty.  I'm scratching my head trying to think where +Tesla Motors would put a 5th.
West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin today signed legislation that will effectively prevent Tesla Motors from selling cars in the strategically located state. West Virginia shares borders with five states and its easternmost county is considered a suburb of Washington, D.C.
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Smart people tend to leave WV, and those with integrity tend to stay out of politics.  I love the hills and the trees, but part of me can't wait to get out of here.
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My current profile image, made by manipulation of a tuning fork foto, is an approximation of an emblem I'd use for *Harmonic Conversions* -- a shop that would convert classic vehicles to electric.  'HC' is fictional, for now...

As there are 50,000 or more Phil Smiths in this world, I choose my username, 'filsmyth', over my given name, in an attempt to escape anonymity.  Google Plus splits it up, but maybe you can ignore the space after the short version?

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  • West Virginia University
    1986 - 1987
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