Wednesday, 3 August 2016
Uber and self-driving cars aren't the answer. Cheap oil is good and bad. Don't pay your Visa bill
Writer Kevin Cashman makes a good point. Cities need better public transportation - not Uber and self-driving cars. As entranced we are with new technology we have to remember that lots of city residents can't afford Uber fare, much less a self-driving car. Public transportation is for everyone - Uber and cars are for the few.
Read Mr. Cashman's story in Truthout
But on the other hand, cheap oil means cheap gas, which means that we will be driving more and buying bigger and bigger gas-guzzling cars and trucks.
Read the story on Feedspot
This is why you needn't bother paying your VISA and Mastercard bill this month
Because the 500 mile wide asteroid named 101955 Bennu WILL PROBABLY hit earth and destroy all life.
True, impact is not likely to occur until 2175 but hey, you could put off the collection agency people for another hundred and fifty years or so.
Read all about the end of the world on CTV News