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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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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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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Why The “Gun Registration Will Lead To Confiscation” Trope Is Ridiculous

Gun registration is a proposal that has gained little traction because of a widespread fear that it would result in guns being confiscated. There’s little evidence to suggest that such fears are warranted. But there’s also a good body of evidence suggesting that, well, the government probably knows who has guns already.

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Outdoor Dining? This Is A Building With Four Walls And A Roof!

Restauranteurs are finding it hard to figure out how to adapt to the winter months.

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An Artist Received A Lucrative Commission To Paint A Soviet Mural Of Cookie Monster. The Patron Wasn’t The Building Owner.

A strange tale from Peoria, Illinois involving an angry building owner, a mysterious art commission, and a mural.

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Handbuilt: Gratitude and Resilience In The Strangest Year On Record

LAST NIGHT, MY PARTNER AND I SAT AT THE DINING TABLE THAT CAME INCLUDED WITH OUR 1895 HOUSE in Southwest

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