Electric vehicles emit more CO2 than diesel

Well color me shocked (OK, not really)! A new German study shows what should have been common sense – that the power plants that supply energy for recharging electric vehicles, means that electric cars are NOT “green”. Moreover, the emissions generated in the manufacturing process for EV batteries must be added to our CO2 output, Read More …

Data Science Illustrates the Failure of Progressive Social Policies

“A picture is worth a thousand words.” So with that thought in mind, I present the “Shit Map” of San Francisco, California The “Shit Map” is designed to allow residents of the Bay Area to self-report sightings of human feces in places where it should not be (e.g. a sidewalk say). In addition to graphically Read More …

Blaise Pascal: Thoughts on Misery, Awareness, and God

Pascal’s work “Pensées” is widely regarded as a work of Christian Apologetics designed to make the case for the belief in God. Pascal on misery, entertainment, diversion and delusion: Misery.–The only thing which consoles us for our miseries is diversion, and yet this is the greatest of our miseries. For it is this which principally Read More …

Autonomous Driving Easy Hack

As I’ve written previously, autonomous driving systems are decidedly not ready for prime time, and in fact, represent a clear danger to road safety. While many people have focused on hacks of the onboard infotainment system, the primary hazard is presented by tricking onboard sensors. I’ve talked about GPS spoofing as one technique, but security Read More …