Monthly Archives: August 2015

Autonomous cars are learning our unpredictable driving habits

Sharing the road with self-driving cars will mean them learning our driving tics and perhaps even adopting some themselves Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.newscientist.com I’m a skeptic. I like that UC Berkeley is doing this research, and it needs to … Continue reading

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Here’s what it’s like to use Facebook’s virtual assistant, ‘M’ – The Next Web

Facebook unveiled ‘M’ its virtual assistant that lives in Messenger this week, which is a conversational assistant that can do anything from tell you jokes Sourced through Scoop.it from: thenextweb.com I find this fascinating not for what it does so much as the … Continue reading

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Jeep hackers get new jobs at Uber’s autonomous-car lab – Engadget

Uber hires the Jeep hackers to work in its autonomous vehicle lab. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.engadget.com I often wonder if hackers do their thing to get work. They are obviously the perfect type of people to advise on IT … Continue reading

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About 100 DOT workers now testing digital driver’s licenses – KCRG

AMES — Someday, workers at an Iowa driver’s license station may ask, “Do you want a regular license, or an app for your smartphone?” That “someday” could actually be only a short time away. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.kcrg.com Your … Continue reading

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Survey says: Drivers don’t want autonomous cars

Autonomous cars may be the future, but they might not be what consumers want, a new survey says. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.digitaltrends.com I think it can be taken as read that we all want safer cars. Hands up anyone … Continue reading

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Connecticut adds GPS tracking to 500 public transit buses – StateScoop

Gov. Dannel Malloy is launching a new plan to bring real-time GPS tracking to hundreds of public buses. Sourced through Scoop.it from: statescoop.com Once again I started asking myself why they have waited till now, but this is just a … Continue reading

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Volvo Cars Autonomous Parking Concept

Volvo Car Group has developed an ingenious concept for autonomous parking. The concept car finds and parks in an open space by itself, without the driver … Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.youtube.com The autonomous parking car. Personally, I am pretty … Continue reading

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