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01-18-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 401
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Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The mission baton is passed to you.

The mission baton is passed to you.
01-17-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 880
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

As an aside, sometimes Ansel Adams took...

As an aside, sometimes Ansel Adams took "snapshots" (an impression or view of something brief or transitory) that turned out quite well....
01-17-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,784
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

For the same reason you can't tell if a specific...

For the same reason you can't tell if a specific size of one piece of clothing apparel or shoes or bicycle helmet will fit the same as another piece from another brand even when marked as the same...
01-17-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 27,459
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Next mission: Bicycle parked near a monument or...

Next mission: Bicycle parked near a monument or tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. or other civil rights leader. Street sign bearing his name is OK.
01-17-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 27,459
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Monument to General John Murray Corse and the...

Monument to General John Murray Corse and the Battle of Allatoona, October 1864.
...
01-17-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 170,772
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, or The...

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold,
or
The Little Drummer Girl

Both Cold War thrillers written by John le Carré
01-17-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 170,772
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Finished listening to A Small Town, by Thomas...

Finished listening to A Small Town, by Thomas Perry. It is a novel about an ingenuous jailbreak and the manhunt it unleashes. The manhunt by a female police officer to seek retribution on the 12 jail...
01-17-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 224,563
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Kansas City, directed by Robert Altman (1995)....

Kansas City, directed by Robert Altman (1995). 9.5. I normally dislike at best, detest at worst (McCabe & Mrs Miller which rates a zero-) Altman movies except for MASH and The Player. I had the VCR...
01-17-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,527
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Yes, very much so.

Yes, very much so.
01-17-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 880
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Like this? UC Davis Ansel Adams was the...

Like this? UC Davis Ansel Adams was the photographer. No phones though. Note that there are no backpacks either.
...
01-17-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 27,459
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Food Mission completed; good choice for next...

Food Mission completed; good choice for next mission.

As a non entry for monuments that would qualify for tomorrow's mission, this is a close up of the plaque that is mounted in front of the pair...
01-17-20, 02:48 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 27,459
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Before we leave the subject of Artillery and...

Before we leave the subject of Artillery and Battles between the States. I came across a few pictures of interest from my scrapbook.

(The) New Jersey (BB62) taking aim on Philadelphia with a brace...
01-17-20, 02:01 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 27,459
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Mission: A picture of your bike parked at one of...

Mission: A picture of your bike parked at one of your favorite places to eat (restaurant, fast food joint, food truck, picnic grounds, etc.) or place you purchase food for making meals at home (food...
01-16-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,056
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Another expense that doesn't appear is...

Another expense that doesn't appear is lobbying/political "contributions"/bribery costs that would explain how Uber management has skated on all their flaunting of local laws as well as how it (as...
01-16-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,056
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Uber expenses...

Uber expenses (https://qz.com/1592971/uber-ipo-filling-reveals-how-it-spends-its-money/)

The bottom line is that Uber is giving away their product at prices that won't ever earn a profit (revenue...
01-16-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 27,459
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Waiting for the "Mission Accomplished" banner to...

Waiting for the "Mission Accomplished" banner to be waved by DrIsotope. I am open to suggestions though.
01-16-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,784
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Alleged "trolls" and "non-people" and other...

Alleged "trolls" and "non-people" and other posters outed with smarmy J'Accuse! posts can expect no mercy from self appointed "forensic" sleuths who make up the BF Star Chamber Court.
01-16-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 254
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Probably every year since 2002. From 2002-2012 I...

Probably every year since 2002. From 2002-2012 I commuted to work by bike for approx. 5000 miles a year, plus just riding around on the weekends, and almost never drove my car to work or in town. I...
01-16-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 27,459
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

One 5in 38 and a pair of 3 inch in the local...

One 5in 38 and a pair of 3 inch in the local park. The pair are overlooking the Mississippi and pointing towards Illinois....
01-16-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,784
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Does the first would-be forensic sleuth who...

Does the first would-be forensic sleuth who identifies or accuses another post or poster of being a troll get a gold star sticky/smily/like or just a taste of popcorn?
01-16-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 27,459
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Non-entry as it is an old picture; it was my bike...

Non-entry as it is an old picture; it was my bike at the time and the bullets are artillery (shells.)...
Forum: Foo
01-15-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 5,467
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

That was the question, I answered it to the howls...

That was the question, I answered it to the howls of protest and consternation from "the rest of us" who apparently shape shifted driverless vehicles into a distantly related vehicle - "autonomous...
Forum: Foo
01-15-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 5,467
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Alright, advanced cruise control and lane warning...

Alright, advanced cruise control and lane warning features make a vehicle more autonomously driven in the same sense that auto tuning radios and power windows, or any other enhanced convenience or...
Forum: Foo
01-15-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 5,467
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Who said what is impossible?

Who said what is impossible?
Forum: Foo
01-15-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 5,467
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

TLDR; can you provide a summary and its relevance...

TLDR; can you provide a summary and its relevance to the thread subject if any?

If only those fearful regulators and dim-witted Luddites would let the techno promoters, venture capitalists and...
Forum: Foo
01-15-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 5,467
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I am not grumpy (your words) but rather amused...

I am not grumpy (your words) but rather amused when reading silly responses/assumptions from members of the "the rest of us" clique about how advanced cruise control and lane warning features make a...
Forum: Foo
01-15-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 5,467
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

And you should learn that every tech firm's press...

And you should learn that every tech firm's press release and sales pitche for their components are not announcements (let alone evidence) of the incorporation of their gee-whiz tech being bought,...
Forum: Foo
01-14-20, 11:28 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 5,467
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Note that an ad hominem argument does not get any...

Note that an ad hominem argument does not get any more rational or less offensive by adding a smiley.
Forum: Foo
01-14-20, 10:56 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 5,467
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I am sure if you listen to some more people...

I am sure if you listen to some more people talking on the radio, or read some more Internet blogs you might hear some irrational jokers mentioning the invention of smartphones or man's travel to the...
Forum: Foo
01-14-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 5,467
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Really? DId the little birdy who informed you...

Really? DId the little birdy who informed you that driverless AVs will be communicating and cooperating with each other in the foreseeable future, also tell you when the testing for that networking...
Forum: Foo
01-14-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 5,467
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

See Victim described as a meth-head woman...

See Victim described as a meth-head woman (https://www.bikeforums.net/21284059-post242.html)
Forum: Foo
01-14-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 5,467
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

"Meth-head woman", :wtf:? Travis Kalanick Uber...

"Meth-head woman", :wtf:? Travis Kalanick Uber founder couldn't have described the victim of Uber and AZ officials' reckless disregard for the public's safety any better!

Well that explains it....
Forum: Foo
01-14-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 5,467
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

What does the computer driven vehicle "see" when...

What does the computer driven vehicle "see" when the radar/IR/software system fails to operate correctly while underway? How does the computer driven vehicle (without any human oversight) safely "get...
Forum: Foo
01-14-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 5,467
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

You feel confident that a Level 4 car driving...

You feel confident that a Level 4 car driving blind at speed will avoid any obstacle (such as a pole, tree, guard rail, ditch, bridge abutment, another vehicle (moving or stopped), or perhaps no...
Forum: Foo
01-14-20, 02:20 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 5,467
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Just as long as they don't have to respond while...

Just as long as they don't have to respond while underway to an "alert" that the so-called self driving system has stopped functioning and immediate corrective action is required from a passenger....
Forum: Foo
01-14-20, 02:05 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 5,467
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Probably not the people certain that driverless...

Probably not the people certain that driverless cars will be available for use in the next 4 years because they read something about it somewhere on the Internet and they want it to be true.
Forum: Foo
01-14-20, 01:55 AM
01-13-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,056
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Interesting summary of the Growth Über Alles...

Interesting summary of the Growth Über Alles Business Plan of Lime, Uber and the other micro-mobility money burning enterprises.
Extract
Why Micro-Mobility Companies Need a Better Business Plan...
01-12-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 340
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Can you ride the bicycle? Sure, why not?

Can you ride the bicycle?
Sure, why not?
01-12-20, 01:15 AM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 170,772
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Put listening to the non-fiction book, Case...

Put listening to the non-fiction book, Case White: The Invasion of Poland 1939, by Robert Forczyk on hold after listening to about half of the book. The Polish names and places were difficult to...
01-12-20, 01:05 AM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 224,563
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I recommend that you read the Bill Hodges...

I recommend that you read the Bill Hodges trilogy, police procedurals with some Stephen King other-worldly flourishes(Mr. Mercedes, Finders Keepers and End of Watch), 11-22-63, and the short story...
01-11-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 898
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I believe that some people tend to exaggerate and...

I believe that some people tend to exaggerate and may embelish their rhetoric with hyperbole.
01-11-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 224,563
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I dunno about that. Some movies adapted from...

I dunno about that. Some movies adapted from Stephen King novels or short stories that I thought were good:
Shawshank Redemption, Christine, Carrie, Misery, It, and Cat's Eye.
01-11-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,056
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The business plan worked out quite well for the...

The business plan worked out quite well for the co-founders of Uber. Not so well for the employees, drivers with no employee benefits, or the stockholders who bought the stock with expectations that...
01-11-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 898
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Actual video of cyclists "blowing through crowded...

Actual video of cyclists "blowing through crowded intersections at 20 MPH" regardless of the presence of other vehicles with the right of way in close proximity would add credence to your level of...
01-10-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,056
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

It is going to take more than laying off...

It is going to take more than laying off employees here and there and quitting a few markets here and there for these money burning machines to get their expenses and revenues in line.
Lime cash...
Forum: Foo
01-09-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 5,467
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The same qualifiers that precedes (or should)...

The same qualifiers that precedes (or should) precede the various predictions for when the progression from prototype testing in restricted envionments will lead to successful fielding of autonomous...
Forum: Foo
01-07-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 5,467
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I can agree with you that when real honest-to...

I can agree with you that when real honest-to gosh self driving driverfree cars that really are self driving driverfree are ready to be manufactured and sold to customers who can use them for...
Forum: Foo
01-07-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 5,467
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Probably was those pesky lawyers that kept Ford...

Probably was those pesky lawyers that kept Ford from calling this self driving procedure "Autopilot" back in 1997. Tales a "visionary" like Elon Musk and clueless acolytes to describe and tout a high...
Forum: Foo
01-07-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 5,467
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

You assume that sudden autopilot failure in a...

You assume that sudden autopilot failure in a so-called driverless car while its moving down the road will only be an annoyance for its former driver (and now just a passenger) and he can safely...
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