“Transportation Transformation” is the definitive book on the future of mobility

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Evangelos Simoudis has seen the future of transportation. His new book Transportation Transformation: How Autonomous Mobility Will Fuel New Value Chains is the most insightful analysis of the future of transportation that you’ll ever read. Simoudis created this text based on exhaustive research over a period of years and connections with some of the most … Continued

Should you author a “For Dummies” book?

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If you hope to write a book and get it traditionally published, one option is to write for an established publishing franchise, like Wiley’s “For Dummies” series. If you’re a fast writer and are ready to follow the series format and instructions carefully, it’s one of the quickest ways to get yourself into print. To … Continued

Truth and logic about the mostly empty Tulsa Trump rally

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Donald Trump gave his first rally in months at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, capacity 19,199. Despite a million signups, only 6,200 people showed up. Various folks blamed everyone from young people on TikTok to media-inflamed fear of the virus for the low turnout. So let’s examine what really happened, and what it means. … Continued

Why you should capitalize Black as a proper adjective

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In the past, I didn’t capitalize “Black” in text, when referring to a group of people. Now I will. The question of why it’s a proper adjective (derived from a proper noun) is worth discussing. A number of publications have made the switch from “black” to “Black” when referring to people (as opposed to just … Continued

How to check whether you’re looking at a fake tweet

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If you see a screen capture of a tweet, you should immediately suspect its legitimacy. Here’s how to check if it’s fake or real. This is a real problem. A friend of mine, for example, posted this capture of a purported Trump tweet on her Facebook page (I added the orange “Fake” to the screen … Continued

The Pence-Trump gambit that Democrats don’t want to imagine

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Who will win the the 2020 presidential election? Right now, with Donald Trump plummeting in polls, the best guess would be Joe Biden. But there is a scenario that could reverse that trend. I present this, not a prediction, but as provocative analysis, food for thought. Ask yourself this first: why is Trump falling behind? … Continued