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Recent content by Mycroft

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    TSLA Market Action: 2018 Investor Roundtable

    Literally, sailing our yacht in Pacific Mexico. Currently in Mazatlán. :D
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    TSLA Market Action: 2018 Investor Roundtable

    One huge positive out of all this. We may soon never have to hear the phrase "short squeeze" again!
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    When will we have a Basic Minimum Income?

    "The world's first artificially intelligent lawyer was just hired at a law firm" from May 2016 "IBM Watson AI is taking over white-collar jobs in Japan" from Jan 2017 "On January 7, 2017, IBM and Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance entered into a contract for IBM to deliver analysis to compensation...
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    When will we have a Basic Minimum Income?

    Robots Will Soon Do Your Taxes. Bye-Bye, Accounting Jobs I've been doing my own taxes form some years using Intuit's TurboTax, so this transition has to have already begun. I wonder what the trend line is for H&R Block employment. So you'll be able to take a picture of your W-2, 1099, etc. on...
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    When will we have a Basic Minimum Income?

    "Industrial Revolution Comparisons Aren't Comforting" “Why should it be different this time?” That’s the most common response I hear when I raise concerns about automation and the future of jobs, and it’s a pretty simple rejoinder. The Western world managed the shift out of agricultural jobs...
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    When will we have a Basic Minimum Income?

    BofA opens 3 employee free branches. eBay founder pledges $500,000 to study UBI Universal Basic Income is Not the Solution
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    When will we have a Basic Minimum Income?

    New UBI experiment in Kenya paying 6,000 over 12 years at 1/2 the local wages. There is a significant difference between short-term experiments in UBI and long-term ones. Hopefully, projects like this one will show a more accurate picture of the mindset of recipients who are receiving UBI...
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    Should Tesla have rehired Henrik Fisker?

    Elon would gnaw off his right arm before allowing Fisker in the front door.
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    Short-Term TSLA Price Movements - 2015

    Anyone notice Elon's new "Dr. Evil" twitter profile picture? :-)
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    Short-Term TSLA Price Movements - 2014

    The only thing changed for me is that I'm even more certain that Tesla is changing the auto industry as much or more than Apple did in cell phones.
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    Gas Pump in Garage

    What if you could get a gas pump for the garage (with magically no fumes) that filled the car every night at 10 cents a gallon, but the catch is that it comes only with a Mercedes S-class sedan. BTW, has anyone calculated the equivalent cost per gallon?
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    Self-Driving Car: Is it a big deal?

    I predicted autopilot. However, the self-driving bit that will be there next year blew me away! The car will be capable of parking itself in the garage and come out to wait by the front door in the morning! Now admittedly that is not all that useful. Especially since the car can't plug...
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    Self-Driving Car: Is it a big deal?

    Adam Jonas sees the writing on the wall: Auto Analyst Predicts The End Of The Industry As We Know Them - Business Insider Believe me, driverless cars are INEVITABLE and coming sooner than folks imagine. If you know anyone who makes their living by driving, that should start training...
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    Self-Driving Car: Is it a big deal?

    I agree completely X-RAY. Autonomous vehicles are INEVITABLE. They will be far safer, cheaper, and easier than current modes. Just imagine the increase in technological unemployment. Who will lose their jobs? Taxi drivers, truck drivers, delivery drivers, security guards, etc. etc. etc...
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    FL (Ft. Lauderdale): Shop took my p85 for a 85mph joy ride then charged me $135.00

    You should provide a detailed write-up on Yelp. Stick to the facts. They may start getting their act together and it will be a service to other owners.

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