Draft bill to allow Canberra building owners to bulk-buy power to sell to tenants

Property developers need to start thinking outside the box to differentiate their product from the competition! http://snip.ly/y76el Canberrans living in apartment blocks could soon save on their power bills by bulk-buying electricity. Source: Draft bill to allow Canberra building owners to bulk-buy power to sell to tenants

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Lyft and Drive.ai Gear Up to Test Autonomous Ride Sharing

Most autonomous car companies see ridesharing and taxi services as the clearest way for fully autonomous vehicles to become useful and cost effective. Unsurprisingly, ridesharing companies (whose largest expense is paying human drivers) are in enthusiastic agreement. Lyft in particular has formed partnerships with GM’s Cruise Automation, Waymo, and nuTonomy. Last week, Lyft announced a new

As Amazon Pushes Forward With Robots, Workers Find New Roles

Jobs at Amazon are changing but total jobs for humans across the economy are falling. What is the answer? Less hours? Universal Basic Income? Amazon is on the forefront of automation, finding new ways of getting robots to do the work once handled by human employees. Source: As Amazon Pushes Forward With Robots, Workers Find

Federal politicians claimed more than $55m in six months: Find out how much your local MP spent – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

What a rort see how much your federal MP claimed in expenses over and above their salary! Federal politicians claimed more than $55 million in expenses over the second half of 2015, new documents reveal. Source: Federal politicians claimed more than $55m in six months: Find out how much your local MP spent – ABC

Twitter | Real Income Is In Negative Growth

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-lang=”en”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>Even with the Oz Population Ponzi, real total employee income growth has turned negative. This has only occurred during economic downturns. <a href=”https://t.co/eAvdJBNDmQ”>pic.twitter.com/eAvdJBNDmQ</a></p>&mdash; Philip Soos (@PhilipSoos) <a href=”https://twitter.com/PhilipSoos/status/905780889032040448″>September 7, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src=”//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js” charset=”utf-8″></script>

The most arrogant people in Australia are business people and we’re sick of them

The Australian Psyche Won’t Put Up With Inequality   How the worm – and the world – turns. When the Abbott government came to power just four years ago, it claimed its arrival signalled the “end of the age of entitlement”. Don’t laugh, it’s happening – but in the opposite way to what treasurer Joe

Driverless lorries could mean 600,000 lost jobs. It’s time we took a universal basic income seriously. | Evolve Politics

With trials for self-driving commercial lorries to take place in the UK within the next twelve months, the work days of thousands of Britain’s long-haul drivers may soon be numbered.Of course, these are only preliminary tests – it may well be a decade or more before driverless deliveries and long-distance haulage are an everyday reality. However,