Technology

The Wall Street Journal – February 5, 2019

Super Bowl advertisers with commercials featuring robots and key parts … a creative trend that reflects the mood and  anxieties of a society confronted with new, life – altering technology and artificial intelligence.

I wasn’t “bowled over” by ad robots.

Personally, I’d prefer there were  NO-bots.

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Yahoo Finance – January 29, 2013

Some efforts include downsizing U.S. manufacturing capacity, investing more in R&D to develop new electric bikes and revamping its marketing messages to target younger

“Snarl and fart” and “vroom” and their macho like,
Doomed by the meek and mild electric bike.

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The Wall Street Journal – December 28, 2018

Juul says its products are designed to help adults cigarette smokers switch to a less – harmful way to inhale nicotine, but the company’s own research shows its  sleek device has hooked many people who have never smoked or who had quit smoking.

Chewed, smoked, NOW vaped – demand’s still keen,
For good old-fashioned nicotine.

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AP NEWS – November 30, 2018

A security breach inside Marriott’s worldwide hotel empire has compromised the information of as many as 500 million guests, exposing in some cases credit card numbers, passport numbers and birthdates, the company said Friday.

That Marriott “checks you in” – no doubt.

But, are there OTHERS “checking you out?

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The Wall Street Journal November 17–18 2018

A new tool for analyzing hundreds of thousands of small genetic differences can predict a range of psychological attributes from birth. It will transform how we see ourselves our capabilities and our problems.

Do you know who YOU are? Not till
Your GENEy is out of the bottle.

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