Teslas made in Texas will likely have to leave the state before Texans can buy them

From The Verge: Because of state laws banning car companies from selling directly to consumers, Tesla could end up shipping the cars from its Austin factory to other states, before they’re sent back to their Texan buyers. The state’s lawmakers were debating legislation that would have prevented the situation, but they’ve now missed their chance …

Bunting

On this date in 1974, Lenny Randle was thrown behind, so he dropped a bunt down just to LEVEL the pitcher pic.twitter.com/jvCHik8nh3 — Baseball Quotes (@BaseballQuotes1) May 29, 2021

Uber’s Crazy YOLO App Rewrite, From the Front Seat

From Geregly Orosz: I’ve worked on many projects throughout my career as a software engineer. However, Helix – Uber’s Rider app rewrite in 2016 introducing Swift and RIBs – stands as the craziest project by a margin. The whole thing is a fascinating read about the horrors of a poorly thought out software development project.

The world is a terrible place right now, and that’s largely because it is what we make it

From Wil Wheaton back in 2018: I see this in the online space all the time now: mobs of people, acting in bad faith, can make people they don’t know and will likely never meet miserable, or even try to ruin their lives and careers (look at what they did to James Gunn). And those mobs’ …

Aliens!

I mean…probably. 🤷‍♂️ Opinion | I was abducted by aliens. What I saw on their spaceship turned me into a conservative. — New York Times Pitchbot (@DougJBalloon) May 19, 2021 Although the tweet should say “Republicans”. Conservative is a viewpoint; Republican is a political party composed of various folks, some of whom certainly believe they …