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A Tickler From God

“They can see the problem, but they don’t have the parts to fix it,”  I told my husband over the phone.  “They’ll order the part,” I continued, “but it could be 10-14 days before we hear back from them.” 294 more words

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Canadians will waste 330 Billion$ on traffic by 2030

Yes, you read it correctly.  A recent report undertaken in the US concludes that Americans will waste $2.8 Trillion on traffic if gridlock continues. If time is money, then we’re wasting an enormous amount of it sitting in traffic. 61 more words

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The Prayer Shawl

This story begins in the early part of 2013. Connie Root of The Rootin’ Tootin’ Alpacas’ Fabric & Yarn Shop outside of Houston, Missouri called me to offer prayer shawls for our families in crisis. 1,512 more words

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Robotic telepresence

Technology is evolving at a rapid pace, especially in the field of transportation. Surprisingly, one of the most important breakthroughs in this field involves not moving at all: the field of robotic telepresence – projecting yourself at a distance through a robotic avatar is taking off. 949 more words

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Uber news

In addition to be present as a ride-sharing company in 200 cities, Uber is interested in on-call delivery services. Three pilots in the US: lunch delivery in LA, convenience store pickup & home delivery in Washington and a quick messenger service for Manhattan. 50 more words

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Ford exec foresees major change for auto industry

Executive Chairman Bill Ford: “Ford Motor Co. is rethinking its mission as an automaker and testing a variety of alternative forms of mobility around the world.”  Makes sense in a context where over the next decade, there will be a 25 to 50% increase in urban dwelling, as about 1 billion people move into cities. 46 more words

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Peterbilt demos self-drive

Peterbilt’s 579 concept truck brings together technologies to create an autonomous system that complements, but does not replace the human driver …yet! [http://www.gobytrucknews.com/peterbilt-demos-self-driver/123]

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