Now that there won't be any "driver at the wheel", I guess this joke will now be passe...
Still on technology becoming ever more pervasive, there was this ST article today (Aug 28):
However, it may be wise to also embrace technology "paywave" with some fear, if this YouTube video -- about how easily your credit card information can be skimmed nowadays -- is to be believed (caveat: I do not know if the product featured works as advertised)...
I had poured cold water on an earlier story about a Chinese technological breakthrough: supersonic submarines. ST's report today (Aug 28) validates my scepticism:
I had wondered how ISIS, which is by no means a technological juggernaut, was funded. I am glad ST has this report (Aug 27):
Finally, this graphic is in the category of "a picture says a thousand words". No technological hype needed... just the ability to convey an idea simply...