John McAfee has been arrested and then released in Germany for wearing a thong on his face instead of what government officials consider an appropriate mask. The 74 year-old McAfee, who sold his anti-virus company bearing his name years ago,… Read More ›
A new study released yesterday, August 11, 2020, from Standford Medicine found that people who eat plant-based burgers instead of beef burgers helped their cardiovascular health. This small study backs up dozens of previous studies showing the health benefits of… Read More ›
Anthony Levandowski, the former Google engineer and serial entrepreneur who was at the center of a lawsuit between Uber and Waymo, has been sentenced to 18 months on one count of stealing trade secrets. Judge Alsup said that home confinement would “[give] a green light to every future brilliant engineer to steal trade secrets. Prison…
On August 8th, 2020 at 12 Noon, protesters are gathering in the first nationwide driving protest in counties all across the nation. The Libertarian Party of Palm Beach County will lead a group of local community members in a COVID-safe demonstration, driving convoy style in a loop from Town Center Mall in Boca Raton to and from Delray Beach. They will decorate their cars parade-style and will “go live” together on their social media channels.
Three arrests are made following this month’s celebrity Twitter hack, Microsoft may be working to acquire TikTok’s U.S. business and Facebook launches licensed music videos. Here’s your Daily Crunch for July 31, 2020.
According to the latest data available for Tesla’s autopilot feature, the company has registered one accident for every 4.53 miles driven in autopilot mode in the United States. For those driving a Tesla without Autopilot and without the active safety features, the company registered one accident for every 1.56 million miles driven. By comparison, NHTSA’s most recent data shows that in the United States there is one automobile crash every 479,000 miles.
Jo Jorgensen and Donald Trump already have their Vice Presidential candidates, but Joe Biden is the last one out of the gate for the three candidates who are expected to be on the ballot in all 50 states for the November 3, 2020 general election. Joe Biden said he will announce his VP pick the first week of August 2020 and speculators everywhere are trying to predict who it will be. Jo Jorgensen’s running mate is “Spike” Cohen and Donald Trump’s running mate is Mike Pence.
Sweden’s top epidemiologist Anders Tegnell says a massive decline in COVID-19 cases shows “the Swedish strategy is working.” Is he right?
At a press conference last week, Anders Tegnell said a massive decline in new COVID-19 cases shows Sweden’s “lighter touch” strategy is doing what it was designed to do.
“It really is yet another sign that the Swedish strategy is working,” Tegnell, Sweden’s top epidemiologist, said. “It is possible to slow contagion fast with the measures we are taking in Sweden.”
As of the 5:00 a.m. Sunday, August 2, 2020 public advisory from NOAA , Hurricane Isais is now Tropical Storm Isaias with sustained winds of 75 mph. Isaias is now about 75 miles southeast of West Palm Beach, Florida. Much of the east coast, including Palm Beach County, Florida, is under a tropical storm warning. The warning has been extended north to South Santee River, South Carolina. Tropical Storm Isaias is moving northwest at 9 mph and Palm Beach County, Florida, is expected to get more wind than rain as Isais passed just off the coast.
In the summer of 2019, Elon Musk held his Neuralink project’s launch event and on August 28, 2020, he will reveal more of what the company has been working on. Neuralink was formed in 2016 with the ambition of directly linking a human brain to an AI-enabled computer – basically a brain-machine interface (BMI).