'Motors'

That feeling when you realise the traffic lights have to be connected to air traffic control.

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And the transportation engineers tend to be a bit, um, special themselves.
As a civil engineer who did all the coursework anyone considering going into transportation engineering had to do at my uni my theory is: overexposure to clothoids at too young an age. Some kids just can’t handle that.

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General Motors charging mandatory $1,500 fee for three years of optional car features

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When I’ve seen these mandatory monitoring features in medical devices, it has been as a mitigation for known but rare defects.

Beside the consumer protection aspect of forcing customers to subscribe to an optional service they may not want, this reeks of a potential safety defect that GM wants to monitor without holding back sales.

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Huh. Spotted a Ford Sierra Cosworth at the beginning of Sandman episode 3. Somebody on that production is a petrolhead.

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Some EV bikes here.

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“That is why we sign the waiver.”
Indeed.

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Are they US street legal?

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Do you have a latent death wish?

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ETA:
Gah, this isn’t what I wanted to post!

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Maybe.

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This is what I wanted to post:

And I thought the approach to St Maarten was low

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It may be not my place to say this, but to my mind this is not a conveyance fit for the Empress of Transadelphia.

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Follow-up:

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Now all they have to do is actually build it.

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