Alex Roy Digest 5.9.16.2: FBI, Amazon Echo, OnStar, Spies, Facebook

9 May

FBI

I’ll let the above tweet from Matt Novak speak for itself. Now imagine you own a car with OnStar, or ANY with voice recognition, ESPECIALLY if it was made in the last 24 months. Do you really believe there is NO chance someone is listening to your in-car conversations? Really?

The Americans. As in the show. Actually happened. The day we discovered our parents were Russian spies.

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Alex Roy’s Digest 5.8.16: No To Driverless Cars, Polizei vs. Gumball 3000, Lyft, Traptap

8 May

Gumball 3000

The German Police Hit The Gumball 3000 Hard. You didn’t need to be Nostradamus to see that coming.

Billions are being invested in driverless cars that Americans don’t want. I think some of them want it. I know I do. But not so sure about people over 50. My mom sure doesn’t. Basically, if your desktop has ever crashed, you probably don’t want it. Paging, Windows 95 users…

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Alex Roy’s Digest 5.6.16: Alfa Romeo Team Polizia, GM, Lyft, TVR, Tesla, Iran

6 May

Alfa Romeo Team Polizia 144

Team Polizei? Meet Alfa Romeo Team Polizia 144.

Iran Bans Chevy imports, criticizes rich kids. Does that mean the Gumball 3000 won’t be going there anytime soon?

Lyft Will Pick You Up In Self-Driving Electric Cars Within A Year. Funny thing is, I can do that now. With a Tesla. If I had one.

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