- The Orchestra of All Things: Sampling Your Environment | Ableton. Notionally a music production post, but also a generally interesting write up about field recording.
- Robodebt royal commission findings revealed, individuals referred for criminal prosecution - ABC News:
Unnamed individuals will be referred for criminal and civil prosecution after a royal commission handed down its report into the unlawful Robodebt scheme on Friday.
- Californians Stop Self Driving Cars With Traffic Cones
- Patients given aripiprazole 'should be told of gambling addiction risks' | Drugs | The Guardian:
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency said pathological gambling and other impulse control disorders were “a well-recognised side-effect of aripiprazole”, which are listed as side-effects in the patient information leaflet.
- Kevin Mitnick Obituary - Las Vegas, NV. Vale Kevin Mitnick. A tumultuous but all too short life. Demonised hacker turned white hat, he inspired so many to be curious and even to go into security as a career.
- Meet Lilli, the High-end German Call Girl Who Became Barbie
- Tesla's secret team to suppress thousands of driving range complaints. They rigged the cars to show optimistic range during test drives:
The company decided about a decade ago, for marketing purposes, to write algorithms for its range meter that would show drivers “rosy” projections for the distance it could travel on a full battery [...] Then, when the battery fell below 50% of its maximum charge, the algorithm would show drivers more realistic projections for their remaining driving range.Then they set up a whole team to stop owners from bringing cars in thinking they were defective because they never got that range:
Tesla created the Las Vegas “Diversion Team” to handle only range cases [...] The office atmosphere at times resembled that of a telemarketing boiler room. A supervisor had purchased the metallophone – a xylophone with metal keys – that employees struck to celebrate appointment cancellations.
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