Gabatron Morning Briefing – 10-16-15: Unlimited Supply of Cheap Labor

It’s the end of an era today, US Airways will make it’s final flight before it gets absorbed by American Airlines.

Mike Huckabee told a radio host in Iowa that indentured servitude as an alternative to jail time is a good idea.

More than a million people signed up for a chance to buy Cubs tickets online for the National League Championship Series.

Leaked information on the US drone program suggests that nearly 90% of people killed by drone strikes are not the intended target.

In technology news, Tesla has launched a software update for its vehicles – enabling the cars to have an “autopilot” mode. While not fully self-driving, the software means the Model S and new Model X can “automatically steer down the highway, change lanes, and adjust speed in response to traffic”.

Plus, there’s a black bear wandering around northwest Indiana.

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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