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Huge Interest In Pizza-Making Robot As COVID Accelerates "Social Distancing Kitchens"

COVID-19 will accelerate technological change that will bring the rise of robotics and artificial intelligence to many industries. In particular, the restaurant industry, and how one Seattle startup is automating pizza kitchens.  The Picnic Pizza System was rolled out at 2019’s CES technology conference in Las Vegas. The robotic pizza-maker fully automates the process of making…

How To Make Loans Scarce In Three Words: Cap Interest Rates

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk, Here’s a perfect free-market example of what not to do about allegedly high interest rates. Interest Rate Caps Reuters reports Peru Passes Law Allowing Central Bank to Cap Interest Rates on Bank Loans. Peru’s Congress approved on Wednesday a law that will allow policymakers to cap interest rates on loans…

5G “Small Cell” Guidelines and Ordinance Writers Had Major Conflicts of Interest, According to Berkeley, CA Activists

By B.N. Frank California residents have been tireless in their activism against cell towers and antennas – both 4G and 5G – being installed near their homes, kids’ schools, and throughout their communities (see 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. 11, 12, 13). An op-ed signed by 24 activists provides valid…

Condo Interest In New York Suburbs Erupts As Exodus Accelerates

Flush with cash, city dwellers from New York City have been panic buying condos in the suburbs as homes in these outline areas become too pricey, according to Bloomberg.  Following the virus pandemic, social unrest, and surge in violent crime, an exodus of New Yorkers have fled to the surrounding rural communities over the last eight or…

Trump Tells GSA To Allow Biden Transition To Proceed “In The Best Interest Of Our Country”

In what is the closest words yet to a concession, President Trump agreed to let GSA proceed with the Biden administration transition. In a pair of tweets, Trump noted: “I want to thank Emily Murphy at GSA for her steadfast dedication and loyalty to our Country. She has been harassed, threatened, and abused – and…

​​​​​​​Interest In Sherman Tank On Popular Auction Site Soars With America Trapped In Chaos

When it comes to the virus pandemic in America, and the resulting socio-economic implosion, millions of folks have been panic buying food, guns, ammo, and gold. Americans Are Panic-Buying Military & Survivalist Gear Two Weeks Before Election https://t.co/Dm5wVJxSUF — zerohedge (@zerohedge) October 24, 2020 By the day, violent crime is surging across major metros as…

Utility Regulators Ignoring “Conflict of Interest” Again in Massachusetts and Other States As Well

By B.N. Frank Last year Activist Post reported about Massachusetts utility regulators being ordered to investigate one of their largest electric providers. It seems that they haven’t done a very good job. From WBUR.org: Utility Regulators Ignored Conflict Of Interest Concerns For National Grid Audit Last fall, the state Department of Public Utilities was concerned…

Conflict of Interest: Morrison’s COVID Commission

 … just got a whole lot more secretive The powerful COVID-19 commission has been made even less transparent, in changes that move it to work as an advisory board to cabinet. Centre Alliance Senator Rex Patrick. (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas) Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s powerful COVID-19 commission, tasked with charting a way out of the coronavirus…