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Comment Re:I want to like Donald. (Score 2, Interesting) 268

Its fashionable to hate Hillary among Sanders fans. These folks always says Hillary is the same as Trump or worse. I am so tired of this shit. Its like they have no idea what he is saying or what the Republican party has been up to for the last 5 years! I hate Hillary as well, but like you said, she is Gandhi compared to Trump and any nonsense that is going to come out of the RNC this week. Has this moron Thiel looked at their anti-gay agenda even?

Submission + - Consumer Reports calls for Tesla to Disable Autopilot (

parallel_prankster writes: Consumer Reports is calling on Tesla to disable its "Autopilot" feature that enables hands-free operation. Citing the recent fatal accident involving a car with Autopilot engaged, Consumer Reports labels the feature as "Too Much Autonomy Too Soon."
In an extensive article posted at the top of its website Thursday morning, Consumer Reports said Tesla should "disable hands-free operation until its system can be made safer." "By marketing their feature as ‘Autopilot,’ Tesla gives consumers a false sense of security," said Laura MacCleery, vice president of consumer policy and mobilization for Consumer Reports, in the article. "In the long run, advanced active safety technologies in vehicles could make our roads safer. But today, we're deeply concerned that consumers are being sold a pile of promises about unproven technology. 'Autopilot' can't actually drive the car, yet it allows consumers to have their hands off the steering wheel for minutes at a time. Tesla should disable automatic steering in its cars until it updates the program to verify that the driver's hands are on the wheel."

Tesla says it will continue development of Autopilot, insisting that drivers supported by Autopilot "remain safer than those operating without assistance."

Comment Why this PopSci article? (Score 1) 306

This article seems to point to Gizmodo that then points to the Facebook article which is the original source. Why not provide a direct link to the original Facebook ad Also, Gizmodo article does mention that the retailers wont be able to figure out individual "conversions" from ad to store visit, they will only be able to get an idea of percentage numbers from total ads seen to total visits. Then, Facebook’s Offline Conversions API will match in-store visit data (tracked using the phone’s location services) with Facebook advertising data. So, H&M won’t be able to see if you individually visited after its “store locator” sent you strong subliminal messages, but it will be able to match visits with the number of people who saw that ad in their feed and felt compelled to walk in.

Comment Good concept (Score 1) 113

I like this model of portable work. However, what needs to happen is that the companies that want to use this must allocate a fund or must pitch in so that they are paying some amount even if they dont have any work requirements currently. Its a sacrifice they need to make in return for the flexibility to hire people for only a short duration as per their work needs. In return, the workers get a little extra security and maybe some flexibility in deciding what they want to do as well.

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