Monthly Archives: July 2018
The car of the future may well be driverless, wearing a pink mustache and arriving sooner than anyone expected. An executive at the transportation company Lyft announced in the Wall Street Journal Thursday that the company hopes to start testing a fleet of self-driving electric taxis within a year in partnership with General Motors. The […]
Shiv Integer is no human spammer, it’s a Thingiverse bot that creates bizarre mishmashes of other objects. it might still be a spammer, though.
While the world waits for driverless cars to go mainstream, one expert worries that they’ll enable dangerous road sex. “Once computers are doing the driving, there will be a lot more sex in cars,” Barrie Kirk, co-founder and executive director of the advocacy group Canadian Automated Vehicles Centre of Excellence, told CBC News on Monday. Even if Kirk was […]
Robots are coming for jobs in hospitals. Which ones will they take over first? The post An Autonomous Robot Won’t Replace Your Surgeon Anytime Soon appeared first on WIRED.
Google’s going to turn Chrysler’s new minivan into an autonomous test mule. And not just for parents. The post Google’s Self-Driving Minivan Could Bring Autonomy To the Rest of Us appeared first on WIRED.
The development of Google’s self-driving cars are going strong. Recently, Google and Fiat Chrysler signed an agreement to push forward with this program using the latter’s Pacifica Hybrid minivan as the base for 100 prototypes. According to Bloomberg, this is not an exclusive contract as they received from a source that both companies are free […]
Remote-controlled ships could hit the high seas within a decade. While they might end up putting sailors out of a job, fully autonomous boats could help the fossil fuel-hungry shipping industry drastically slash its carbon emissions. Staffing a ship with a full crew requires lots of energy. Sailors need food, water, onboard sewage treatment facilities, […]
Warren Buffett is on CNBC this morning for his annual three hour interview – links to all videos – also embedded below Also see some BRK 2016 coverage Deals, Deals, Deals – Mario Gabelli Says Warren Buffett Should Buy AutoNation What important truth do very few people agree with you on? The Buffett Essays Symposium […]