2020 Year in Review Covid and Beyond

2020 has been a  year of major changes in automotive and our lives.  I reviewed all the events I covered for Auto Futures in ” Zoom, Norm The Scooter Dog (And Fighting Covid) – How Automotive Technology Shaped Our Knowledge in 2020. I also summed it up in this graphic …

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Why Shu and Tree YouTube Videos are Addictive

This summer has been hard for everybody. In fact the spring was pretty hard too. In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic I discovered a guilty pleasure on YouTube that will calm me down in a few seconds and makes me feel better. This phenomenon doesn’t seem to make sense until I figured it out what’s going on the YouTube channel– Shu and Tree there is hardly any plot but let me just say that it will get to you too. A video of a toy poodle’s first grooming has already reached 14 million views.

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Coronavirus Help: How to Make Cheap Easy No-Sew Non-Medical Face Masks without a Sewing Machine

As the Coronavirus pandemic hits Los Angeles we need to wear face mask or cloth on our faces. But we’re not allowed to use the ready-made face masks for the medical professional which is fair. How can you make a face mask without a sewing machine?

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The 20 Top Best Ways to Come Up with News Releases

I’m been writing news releases for over twenty years, using various methods to create new ideas. I have a technology client who bought a package of news releases from a news release service and was having trouble coming up with ideas for news releases.

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The History of Connected Cars

I have been writing about connected cars for some time, but not as long as they have been around.  The history of connected cars is fascinating and started in 1996 with Motorola and OnStar. The whole idea was to get help to people who are in car accidents. Last year, I was commissioned by a company in Germany to write a brief history of connected cars.  It has taken a while to get the design and software to work but the result is lovely and fascinating.

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