Category: #IOT Internet of Things
Economics is about making choices. Wants almost always exceed our ability to obtain them, but debt makes it possible to buy things we cannot afford. Christmas holiday shoppers are forecast to take on significant debts and less than half will pay off those debts within 3 months.
Oregon to start charging far higher license fees to EVs because they do not pay gas taxes.
If your Garmin Express updater software stops downloading, there may be a simple fix.
Columnist proposes the establishment of a new government agency known as an “Algorithm Czar” to regulate all algorithms used in computing. The author is unaware that Courts have ruled algorithms are speech that is protected by the First Amendment in the U.S.
The new rules, to take effect in June, erect high barriers and costs to model aircraft hobbyists while doing little to improve safety. The effect is, as I suspected we would see, a de facto ban on model aircraft by setting up such large entry barriers and costs as to drive many from the field.
News reports say ISO proposes mandated training certification, licensing of remote pilots, flight plan logging, flight logging and maintenance requirements (including keeping system software updated).
Pixel and Pixel 2 battery life was killed by Google’s Android 9 updates. The problem appears to be related to Wi-Fi. I found that my turning Wi-Fi off completely, my battery performance is back to normal.
If Democrats regain control of Congress, Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) will likely become head of the House transportation committee with oversight of the FAA. He appears to favor strong regulation of all model aircraft operations in the United States. What impact is this likely to have on model aviation or consumer drone/quadcopter activities?