Dead horses beaten nonetheless

It’s all a bit like my job hunt. I keep trying. As if doing the same thing over and over again will yield a different result.[1]

And so it is with Twitter and self-driving cars. Other folks doing the flogging, though.

Also, they can afford to lose. I really, really, really, really can’t.[2]



Fig. 1. “Elon Musk shared a video of his entrance on his Twitter account.” Photograph attributed to Elon Musk, October 26, 2022, via the New York Post,[3] fair use.

Matt Binder, “Twitter is making even less from Twitter Blue than previously known,” Mashable, February 14, 2023,

Self-driving cars

Fig. 1. Photograph by Mark Doliner, August 1, 2012, via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY 2.0.

Kris B. Mamula, “Amazon, Toyota hang onto stakes in Pittsburgh-based driverless vehicle startup Aurora,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 15, 2023,

  1. [1]David Benfell, “About my job hunt,” Not Housebroken, n.d.,
  2. [2]David Benfell, “A life worth living,” Not Housebroken, February 14, 2023,
  3. [3]Thomas Barrabi, “Elon Musk barges into Twitter HQ as deal nears: ‘Let that sink in,’” New York Post, October 26, 2022,

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