Y’all know I terminated my home internet service because I was fed up with technology problems.
I may have been done with technology problems, but apparently, technology problems are not done with me. I’m still working through some shit.
The [California Department of Motor Vehicles] said that Cruise’s vehicles aren’t safe for public operation and the company has misrepresented information related to the safety of the technology of the vehicles. Cruise is majority-controlled by General Motors, which has invested deeply in the division and is looking to introduce a fully autonomous shuttle, called the Origin, that doesn’t have a steering wheel or manual controls.
Ryan Felton and Meghan Bobrowsky, “Cruise’s Driverless-Car Permits Suspended in California by DMV,” Wall Street Journal, October 24, 2023, https://www.wsj.com/business/autos/cruise-driverless-car-permits-suspended-in-california-by-dmv-db0f2c8e
Fig. 1. The confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers, with the “Golden Triangle” and downtown Pittsburgh. Photograph by author, October 15, 2023.
Konrad Putzier, “America’s Downtowns Are Empty. Fixing Them Will Be Expensive,” Wall Street Journal, October 21, 2023, https://www.wsj.com/real-estate/commercial/wrecking-ball-targets-empty-downtown-offices-d0e3391
Fig. 1. Photograph credited to Office of Congressman Kevin McCarthy, date inconsistent with title but given as November 9, 2022, via Wikimedia Commons, public domain.
Clare Foran et al., “Tom Emmer drops out of speaker’s race, hours after being nominated,” CNN, October 24, 2023, https://www.cnn.com/2023/10/24/politics/house-republicans-speaker-nominee/index.html
Victor Reklaitis, “Tom Emmer nominated for speaker by House Republicans,” MarketWatch, October 24, 2023, https://www.marketwatch.com/story/tom-emmer-nominated-for-speaker-by-house-republicans-ed81287a
Fig. 1. Donald Trump booking photograph by Fulton County (Georgia) Sheriff’s Office, August 24, 2023, via New York, August 25, 2023, public domain.
Holly Bailey and Amy Gardner, “Trump co-defendant Jenna Ellis pleads guilty in Georgia election case,” Washington Post, October 24, 2023, https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/2023/10/24/jenna-ellis-plea-deal-georgia/
- Ryan Felton and Meghan Bobrowsky, “Cruise’s Driverless-Car Permits Suspended in California by DMV,” Wall Street Journal, October 24, 2023, https://www.wsj.com/business/autos/cruise-driverless-car-permits-suspended-in-california-by-dmv-db0f2c8e↩
- Margaret Hartmann and Nia Prater, “All the Mug Shots of Donald Trump and His Alleged Co-Conspirators,” New York, August 25, 2023, https://nymag.com/intelligencer/article/trump-mug-shot-gallery.html↩