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Watch Tesla Autopilot automatically merge into another lane in a construction zone

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Watch Tesla Autopilot automatically merge into another lane in a construction zone

Source:  Electrek / Fred Lambert  – Apr. 20th 2018 6:06 am ET The news about Tesla Autopilot lately has mainly been about the driver assist system’s limitations and it is certainly important to talk about those, but the system has also been improving quite significantly with recent updates and it’s fun to take a break and look at those improvements too. It can now handle increasingly more complicated road situations as we see it now being able to merge into another lane in a construction zone. To continue reading and to watch the video please click here >>>>...

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More people with disabilities are getting jobs. Here’s why.

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on More people with disabilities are getting jobs. Here’s why.

Source:  CNN Money / by Julia Horowitz   @juliakhorowitz / January 26, 2018: 10:31 AM ET In June 2017, Christopher Morris started work as an associate at Ernst & Young. The 36-year-old is one of 14 people in the professional services firm’s “neurodiversity” program, which hires people on the autism spectrum to work on its accounting and analytics projects.  Over the next three years, Ernst & Young plans to brings dozens more people like Morris on board. “We need the talent wherever we can get it. Whichever way it’s packaged. There is a shortage,...

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How Training for the Paralympics Became a Full-Time Job

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on How Training for the Paralympics Became a Full-Time Job

Source:  NY Times / By Ben Shpigel  / March 16, 2018 PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — The delegations ruling the medal table at the Paralympics share a common trait: During the past decade they decided to invest the resources necessary to afford their athletes the same respect, coaching, equipment and opportunities that able-bodied athletes receive. From the Wasatch Range in Utah to the Canadian Rockies and the Korean Peninsula, they have transformed what had recently been a modest endeavor into a professional pursuit. “It’s not just five months on the snow and then you go home and kick back and...

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Stephen Hawking’s ‘Gift for Timing’

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Stephen Hawking’s ‘Gift for Timing’

Source:  NY Times Stephen Hawking, the author of “A Brief History of Time,” had a remarkable gift for timing. He was born on the 300th anniversary of the death of Galileo. It was also a time when the Nazis were killing handicapped people. Yet during his lifetime, people with physical limitations were increasingly accepted and accommodated. As his amyotrophic lateral sclerosis progressed, computer technology did, too, allowing him to continue to contribute to our understanding of the universe. The development of general relativity and quantum mechanics opened the door to the study of black...

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Here are ten gorgeous classic cars with modern hearts

Posted by on Feb 12, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Here are ten gorgeous classic cars with modern hearts

Source:  Top Gear / Tom Ford / Feb 09, 2018 ‘They don’t make cars like they used to’ is a phrase often quoted by old people wound tight in the grip of nostalgia. But nostalgia lies. They don’t make cars like they used to, because old cars are generally rubbish. They leak, they break down, they’re slow and they smell of unspecific grandparents. In fact, very few things improve significantly with age – wine, experience and Rachel Riley make for a very short list. There are loads of examples as to why. In adopting pedestrian-friendly bonnets, cars lose their slinky, low noses along with...

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Video: Hands-only CPR Instructional Video

Posted by on Dec 21, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Video: Hands-only CPR Instructional Video

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