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November 5, 2019

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November 5, 2019

Earlier this week, I return from a business trip to the US. I have visited NYC for three days and then San Francisco for another three days. In total, I needed to catch five flights in 6 days (I flew with connections through Germany).

The trip was good; however, I got s...

March 6, 2018

Jaguar’s new electric SUV is cheaper than a Tesla Model X or S - since the I-Pace is Jaguar’s first all-electric car, it has plenty of road to travel before it proves itself but it is an interesting model and a credible competitor to Tesla.

According to Jaguar, it’s alr...

December 4, 2017

This first SMS sent 25 years ago from a computer and wished merry Christmas. In the beginning, phones could only receive text messages. There was no option to reply from your phone. SMS-capable phones became available in 1993 and slowly became more popular, turning tex...

November 27, 2017

New music. Something I was very much excited about in the past. New singles, albums, remixes, versions, duets, stories, etc.

Streaming services are great but they also harm the overall excitement about new music (at least for me).

Playlists. never ending lists of songs "...

November 8, 2017

There is a lot of excitement around self-driving cars and for many good reasons.

  1. Self-driving cars are cool. Very cool.

  2. Self-driving cars can have a great effect on our economy (which has pros and cons).

  3. Self-driving cars can turn several private companies...

October 16, 2017

Earlier today, Toyota announced it will begin testing self-driving electric cars around 2020 and use artificial intelligence (AI) to connect with drivers.

The Concept-i model (on the image above), an electric car which can go 300 kilometers (180 miles) with a single cha...

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