Alan S. Russet

Google’s driverless car coming to California too

A California state senator plans to arrive at a press conference at the Sacramento capitol today in a Google Inc.-modified Toyota Prius that drives itself. The announcement of new legislation by Senator Alex Padilla, written with Google’s input, is timed…

Down to the wire on the Omnibus spending bill

There are two outcomes I can see for the House and Senate budget fight: (1) Compromise; (2) Punt. “Compromise” would involve significant budget cuts. For example, the IRS budget shows that the House and Senate have agreed to an overall…

Your dream house in San Jose

This gem is from realtor.com. Okay, so it’s not really in San Jose. But it is just 1 mile from the scenic San Andreas fault! Comes with …. uh …. abundant natural light, well air conditioned, lots of wood for…

Michael Vick wants a dog

Michael Vick hung dogs that performed badly in the dog fighting ring “by placing a nylon cord over a 2 X 4 that was nailed to two trees located next to the big shed.” He also “drowned approximately three dogs…