It would seem that bee deaths due to pesticide interaction should be relatively steady or steadily increasing if pesticide use is also steady
You may want to read up on how a dose-response curve works. As the dose increases, the affected population increases following a sigmoid curve (i.e., the rate of change increases).
EFI was actually invented and specified by Intel. The specification for UEFI, its successor, is maintained by a consortium of manufacturers.
If you think UEFI is the baddest thing out there, check out SMM. It can be used to silently subvert any Intel-based machine going all the way back to some '386 parts.
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As a serial bug owner, I can tell you that 18 MPG was the best you could expect.
Drivers are not employed by Uber, rather they are employed by the person whom they are giving a lift to. Uber is simply the intermediate of which the two connect to one another - much like a telephone company. On that basis alone this case will flop as Uber does not owe drivers the same duty of care that an employer would owe an employee.
You may be able to outsource the work; but, the responsibility is still yours. Hopefully the courts will see through this shell game fiction.
The test of intelligent tinkering is to save all the parts. -- Aldo Leopold