Urban Guy Takes a Ride in a (Semi) Autonomous Vehicle (AKA Driverless Car)

I recently took a field trip, thanks to Visit Knoxville, outside my normal habitat of downtown, in order to take a ride in Olli, the autonomous vehicle developed by Local Motors. The current version is a prototype and is awaiting mapping of routes in order to be fully autonomous. It’s the first of two vehicles […]

A brief encounter on a Mexican beach Leads to the Great Llama Race

Today’s article features guest writer Heidi Hornick. An experienced journalist, she’s offered to help cover some events I can’t manage to attend. This weekend, as an example, included three major events downtown: Rhythm n Blooms, the Chalk Walk and the Great Llama Race. Spread over three days, but intersecting on Saturday, the events stretched from […]