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 from: I’m a skeptic. I like that UC Berkeley is doing this research, and it needs to … Continue reading

Posted in driver behavior, human logic, Motoring, UC Berkeley | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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 from: I find this fascinating not for what it does so much as the … Continue reading

Posted in Facebook, JIT, Virtual Assistant | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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 from: 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

Posted in Hackers, uber | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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 from: Your … Continue reading

Posted in Apps, digital drivers license, Loyalty | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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 from: I think it can be taken as read that we all want safer cars. Hands up anyone … Continue reading

Posted in Autonomous cars, Driverless car | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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 from: Once again I started asking myself why they have waited till now, but this is just a … Continue reading

Posted in Bus Apps, GPS Bus Tracking, GPS Tracking, Public Transport | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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 from: The autonomous parking car. Personally, I am pretty … Continue reading

Posted in Autonomous cars, Driverless car, Motoring, the future | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How technology adds value to freight services – Lloyd’s Loading List

RT @PalletwaysUK: It is evident to us that technology adds value to freight services. Read more on @lloydsloading #s… Sourced through from: When I first read this,I thought, “but we’ve been doing this for years”. The reality … Continue reading

Posted in Freight App, GPS, real time traffic, RFID, SmartPhone, Track and Trace | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jewish-Arab school in Jerusalem targeted on Google-owned GPS app – Business Insider

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – A mixed Jewish-Arab… Sourced through from: This is an interesting angle on the concept of crowd sourced data. In the traditional environment of cartography with mapping companies, many calls are received questioning accuracy of data … Continue reading

Posted in Car Navigation, Google, Waze | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Driverless Cars Going Nowhere in America

10 years ago they introduced incentives for people to purchase driverless cars. They also encouraged shared ownership designed to reduce the number of cars on the road. They have in fact reduced th… Sourced through from: From the … Continue reading

Posted in Driverless Cars, Future, Futurist, traffic | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment