Driven: The Race To Create the Autonomous Car, by Alex Davies

Weekend Read. This book, Driven: The Race To Create the Autonomous Car, is worth reading for anyone who is interested

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From Fantasy To Innovation: The Autonomous Car in Film History

Rudolf Zehetgruber’s 1971 West German film, “Ein Käfer geht aufs Ganze,” is a primitive example of autonomous cars in film, traveling off the beaten path made before it by the likes of Disney’s Herbie (1968).

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James Brown Feels Good (About Weatherization)

One of the weirder things I’ve come across in the past year– apart from Soviet Cookiemonster, our second-most viewed post

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Rivers and Roads (and the World’s Largest Dam Removal)

In the Olympic Peninsula, dam removals on the Elwha River and resulting road washouts lead us to question the compatibility of changing ecosystems and unchanging infrastructure.

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Unto The Flame: Managing A Literal Dumpster Fire

The end of 2020 (and my second-to-last-ever quarter in school) provided a good opportunity to think about all of the awful things we wanted to send off into the fire– literally.

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Book Review: The Firm – The Story of McKinsey and Its Secret Influence on American Business (2014)

MCKINSEY. EVERY B-SCHOOL BRO KNOWS THE NAME. Many more Americans learned the name after facing the presidential prospects of a

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Why Is Detroit Giving Industrial Slumlords Like Moroun A Free Pass?

The owners of the Ambassador Bridge, their trucking empire, and a plethora of shell corporations own many acres of prime real estate close to Detroit’s downtown. Why have they avoided regulatory scrutiny?

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Yesterday Proves That Americans Value The State More Than The People

That the President rallied his supporters to commit a violent act of sedition and insurrection was apparently a bridge too far even for most of his staunchest supporters. What’s a bit less clear is the nostalgic affinity for the US Capitol as a metaphor, given how this administration had already gleefully shredded so many strong and respected American traditions before yesterday.

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Book Review: Leading with AI and Analytics

Nat reviews a new book, Leading with AI and Analytics: Build Your Data Science IQ to Drive Business Value, by Eric Anderson and Florian Zettelmeyer of Northwestern University’s Kellogg School.

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