Monthly Archives: January 2018
Tesla CEO Elon Musk wants to die on Mars, but not on impact, fears artificial intelligence and thinks humans should become cyborgs. Apparently, however, he thinks artificial intelligence is OK if humans can find a way to merge themselves with it. Image source: YouTube Humans should merge with machines During a speech at the World […]
Autonomous driving demands artificial intelligence. The post Eyeing a Self-Driving Future, Ford Drops $1B on an AI Startup appeared first on WIRED.
Nvidia (Shutterstock photo) It’s no secret that Nvidia ( NVDA ) was the best performing stock in the S&P 500 in 2016, gaining more than 370%. But while the company’s graphics processor unit (GPU) chips are being used in everything from gaming PCs to autonomous cars to virtual reality to data centers, the
TED Talk Published on Feb 6, 2017 Here’s a paradox you don’t hear much about: despite a century of creating machines to do our work for us, the proportion of adults in the US with a job has consistently gone up for the past 125 years. Why hasn’t human labor become redundant and our skills […]
Like Tesla ( TSLA ), Google ( GOOG , GOOGL ) spinoff Waymo, Ford ( F ) and a host of others, General Motors ( GM ) is going full-force in the race to be the leader in autonomous cars. A new study shows that it’s further along than previously thought, which is a good […]
IHS Automotive released a forecast that several thousand autonomous vehicles will be deployed by 2020 and nearly 4.5 million vehicles will be in use by 2035. This is still a mere fraction of total car sales worldwide. However, this is a great milestone with exponential growth forecasts. Additionally, automakers have recently established partnerships with Lyft […]
Introduction Uber technology continues to produce many new advanced features in it. One such technology is the introduction of autonomous cars which works with the help of radars, GPS, etc. However, this technology undergoes continuous fall of about more than$ 800 million in the third quarters. This decrease is before the interest, tax reduction and […]
Tesla is focused on getting fully autonomous car technology to the market as fast as it can. The automaker is also fixated on updating the capabilities of the semi-automated Autopilot system it already offers. Still, the public road test data it filed with the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)of California is limited and unimpressive, according to […]
Just a few caveats. The post The Numbers Don’t Lie: Self-Driving Cars Are Getting Good appeared first on WIRED.
Brad Stone, author of The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon, turns his attention in this book to the shared economy. The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World (Hachette, 2017) tells the stories not only of the companies that have become […]