Google's new algorithm shrinks JPEG files by 35 percent

For obvious reasons, Google has a vested interest in reducing the time it takes to load websites and services. One method is reducing the file size of images on the internet, which they previously pulled off with the WebP format back in 2014, which s… Source:: Google’s new algorithm shrinks JPEG files by 35 percent

Car crash: politics vs. markets

By Amory B. Lovins, Contributor The risks of weaker CAFE auto-efficiency standards and increased protectionism might be worthwhile if they actually made American automakers more competitive. But in reality, they’d achieve the opposite and would harm jobs and national security. Fasten your seat belts. Source:: Car crash: politics vs. markets