Gabatron Morning Briefing – 7-17-15: Hastening The Inevitable Robot Uprising

Google’s self-driving cars just keep getting into accidents, and none of them are the fault of the cars. This time a human-driven car slammed into a stationary Google car. So far the Google cars have been in 14 accidents, and all of them were the fault of humans driving other cars.

Interesting Stat of the Day: 33 percent. That’s the percent of people 65 and older who think that Americans work too little, the highest percentage to hold that view among any age bracket.

A jury convicted Colorado theater shooter James Holmes of first-degree murder and attempted murder for killing 12 people and wounding 70 others.

In technology news, Siri is a great source of information for iPhone users, but now it’s apparently correcting mistakes. If you try to ask a question about “Bruce Jenner” it will automatically correct it to “Caitlyn Jenner.”

People in the news, you’re about to see a lot less of the Duggars. The comically massive family has lost it’s TV show.

Plus, it’s summer time and that means two things: Shark attacks and kids lemonade stands being shut down. This time it’s an 11 year old boy in Florida.

Each morning Keith Conrad will give you a few stories useful for starting conversations around the water cooler at work. Assuming that your office actually has a water cooler.

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