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  • Driverless cars may be appealing. But they could be used against us. 25 Sep 2017 00:04 The Washington Post Driverless vehicles may not be all they’re cracked up to be. Indeed, they may be harmful to our collective security and well-being. Unless you’ve been vacationing on Saturn, you know that driverless vehicles are the next Big Thing. Almost every major car …
  • Nickel prices drag Canadian Mining Eye Index down 24 Sep 2017 23:25 MINING.com Prices for nickel fell 6% in the second quarter, a decline attributed to higher supply and increased production in Indonesia and the Philippines Business in Vancouver | Sep. 24, 2017, 2:54 PM | | By Tyler Nyquvest After an 11% increase in 2017’s first …
  • Cornwall Learn to Code Day focuses on the future of artificial intelligence 24 Sep 2017 23:18 Standard Freeholder “I’m sorry Dave, I’m afraid I can’t do that.” Those are the famous words of the artificial intelligence known as HAL 9000 in the Stanley Kubrick film, 2001: A Space Odyssey. But despite the homicidal example set by HAL and other fictional AIs in popular …
  • Progression Of The EV Revolution (2017–2030) 24 Sep 2017 23:00 CleanTechnica September 24th, 2017 by Zachary Shahan  Most of you reading this are in agreement: electric vehicles will upend the conventional vehicle industry within the next 50 10–20 years. The pollution industry in the world of transport will be destroyed. …
  • Ford is using Microsoft’s HoloLens to change the way cars are designed 24 Sep 2017 22:37 Digital Trends Why it matters to you If carmakers can reduce the time and cost of designing cars, the savings could be passed on to the consumers. Microsoft’s HoloLens celebrated had its first birthday earlier this year, and the company believes it can change all sorts …
  • Benjamin Netanyahu, Penguins & the UN 24 Sep 2017 22:30 Scoop Benjamin Netanyahu, Penguins and the United Nations “That’s why Israel’s policy regarding the nuclear deal with Iran is very simple: Change it or cancel it. Fix it or nix it.” - Benjamin Netanyahu, UN General Assembly Address, 2017 While he is very much …
  • Driverless vehicles driving us mad 24 Sep 2017 22:26 Santa Cruz Sentinel By Robert J. Samuelson Washington Post Driverless vehicles may not be all that they’re cracked up to be. Indeed, they may be harmful to our collective security and well-being. Unless you’ve been vacationing on Saturn, you know that driverless vehicles are …
  • The real lesson of Facebook's Russian ads is scarier than we realize — and we're still blind to it 24 Sep 2017 20:05 Business Insider Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images There's a mad scramble underway to figure out how we lost control of our social networks. How did the innocent place where we reconnect with old classmates and share cute baby photos become ground zero in a plot to …
  • The top 10 angel investors in AI 24 Sep 2017 19:14 VentureBeat The artificial intelligence space is growing quickly and, with that, so is the need among AI startups to find the right investor. I and four of my colleagues at NYU recently developed an AI powered engine to analyze investor data and identify the …
  • Pondering: Progression Of The EV Revolution (2017–2030) 24 Sep 2017 18:28 CleanTechnica September 24th, 2017 by Zachary Shahan  Most of you reading this are in agreement: electric vehicles will upend the conventional vehicle industry within the next 50 10–20 years. The pollution industry in the world of transport will be destroyed. …
  • The road beyond self-driving cars 24 Sep 2017 17:24 VentureBeat Many autonomous vehicle discussions don’t go far enough in describing the impact the technology will have on behavior over time. We are concerned mostly with whether we’re talking about “hands on” or “hands off” the steering wheel, but at some point, …
  • London’s Uber decision is the right one 24 Sep 2017 17:20 Gulf News The initial horrified response to Transport for London’s decision to remove Uber’s licence to operate in the capital seemed to be rather too focused on the mild inconvenience to its customers. There was a palpable sense that this tech unicorn was a …
  • Are hard-to-control teens a thing of the past? 'I can't imagine them doing what we did.' 24 Sep 2017 15:16 Lowell Sun Online By Petula Dvorak The Washington Post Two days after getting her driver's license, the 16-year-old is flying down a back street after the cops busted a house party. Her 15-year-old friend's head is hanging out the window, Toni-permed hair whipping …
  • Are hard-to-control teens a thing of the past? 24 Sep 2017 15:16 Lowell Sun Online Two days after getting her driver's license, the 16-year-old is flying down a back street after the cops busted a house party. Her 15-year-old friend's head is hanging out the window, Toni-permed hair whipping in the wind, Bartles & James …
  • Q&A: Nashville Mayor Megan Barry on transit, a soccer stadium and Cloud Hill halfway through her first term 24 Sep 2017 13:09 Tennessean Monday marks two years since Mayor Megan Barry was sworn in as the seventh mayor of Metro Nashville. It brings a new milestone, her midterm, and it starts the countdown to another significant date: Aug. 1, 2019, when she's up for re-election. Who’s …
  • Five billion-dollar businesses for the driverless future 24 Sep 2017 12:46 Yahoo! Voices Massive opportunities in urban transportation are emerging as the industry transitions from per-vehicle to per-mile economics Growing up, I dreamed of owning cars I would be proud to wax, polish, and cruise around my neighborhood. Today, I dread the …
  • DCFs and Probabilities: How to Apply Them in Practice – Not Theory 24 Sep 2017 11:48 GuruFocus.com Value investors know that – as Buffett has said – the theoretically correct way to value a company is to project cash flows from now till Judgment Day and then discount those cash flows back to the present at an appropriate rate. They also know – more …
  • The stakes in Nashville's transit future: getting left behind 24 Sep 2017 11:24 Tennessean Editor's note: This is Part IX of the "Costs of Growth and Change in Nashville" series, which runs on the last Sunday of the month. The debate over the future of transit in Nashville reflects the difficult choices Music City faces in growing …
  • How electric cars can create the biggest... 24 Sep 2017 10:16 Peninsula Qatar It’s been 10 years since Apple unleashed a surge of innovation that upended the mobile phone industry. Electric cars, with a little help from ride-hailing and self-driving technology, could be about to pull the same trick on Big Oil. The rise of Tesla Inc …
  • Locally developed software helps transportation companies connect 24 Sep 2017 08:46 www.vindy.com Published: Sun, September 24, 2017 @ 12:00 a.m. By Kalea Hall khall@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Paul Burgoyne has been in the transportation industry for 25 years, and the Poland resident knows the ins and outs of the industry, and its problems. A noted concern …
  • COMMENTARY: We should slow down when it comes to embracing driverless cars 24 Sep 2017 06:33 Henderson View Driverless vehicles may not be all that they’re cracked up to be. Indeed, they may be harmful to our collective security and well-being. Unless you’ve been vacationing on Saturn, you know that driverless vehicles are the next Big Thing. Almost every major …
  • Next Tech Transportation Race: Self-Driving Boats 24 Sep 2017 06:12 NewsFactor Business Self-driving cars may not hit the road in earnest for many years -- but autonomous boats could be just around the pier. Spurred in part by the car industry's race to build driverless vehicles, marine innovators are building automated ferry boats for …
  • PyeongChang Games may help mend soured Sino-Korean ties: experts 24 Sep 2017 03:17 Korea Herald The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics may serve as an opportunity for South Korea and China to restore their relationships strained by the deployment of a US missile shield here, watchers said Sunday. The Winter Games will be held in the alpine county of …
  • Driving into a smart future 24 Sep 2017 03:07 Gulf News Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) earlier this year launched a self-driving transport strategy Dubai: With a declared goal of covering 25 per cent of the city’s trips via autonmous vehicles by 2030, Dubai is one of the first cities in the world to have …
  • Will New Driverless Guidelines Jump-Start the Industry? 24 Sep 2017 01:40 www.madison.com The Department of Transportation recently released revised guidelines for driverless cars, relaxing some guidelines put out during the Obama administration last year. For example, a 15-point safety assessment was trimmed to just 12 points, and the …
  • VIMS team helps show how to study barrier islands from land, sea and air 24 Sep 2017 01:23 Daily Press WALLOPS ISLAND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe hopped off a shuttle bus onto Virginia’s new drone airstrip and pulled on a white hard hat, ready for some fun. First, he pushed in some ear plugs and cranked up a geoprobe corer that rattled off like a jackhammer. …
  • German carmakers’ spent 640mln euros on R&D in 2016 24 Sep 2017 00:41 The News International AMSTERDAM: Germany’s three biggest carmakers have accelerated R&D spending at HERE after their 2015 acquisition of the digital mapping company as they race to develop the navigation technology needed for self-driving cars. HERE, the biggest provider …
  • New Facebook research facility to open in Montréal 23 Sep 2017 23:08 Philippine Asian News Today Montréal, Quebec – From smartphone applications that can understand human speech to self-driving cars, artificial intelligence (AI) is changing the way that people interact with each other and their environment. AI and deep learning help create jobs, …
  • cars will ‘talk’ to pedestrians by light signals 23 Sep 2017 23:05 4-traders ARAB NEWS Ford vehicles communicate through light signals. LONDON: Ford Motor has designed a light signal system for autonomous vehicles that company officials say helps solve the problem of self-driving cars safely interacting with pedestrians, …
  • The 5 oddest things we've seen related to self-driving cars 23 Sep 2017 22:54 Business Insider There's a guy dressed as a car seat behind the wheel.FordThe self-driving cars are coming. Probably.  At the moment, no auto manufacturer has managed to produce anything that goes beyond what's called "Level 2" autonomy — effectively …
  • How I Taught my 6-year old Daughter about 5G and Self-Driving Cars 23 Sep 2017 21:22 Financial Gazette By Violet Chipunza By Guest Author This story first appeared on GC Diaries blog (reshared with permission) I was driving my family to church last Sunday morning when, like in most boardrooms today, my daughter and I struck a conversation about 5G. It went …
  • Automakers accelerate their interest in startups 23 Sep 2017 19:51 TechCrunch When it comes to startup investment, carmakers are all over the road. Over the past two years, we’ve seen a massive spike in venture funding by major auto manufacturers. Deal counts are up, more automakers are investing and more big rounds are getting …
  • The best parts about autonomous vehicles are already here 23 Sep 2017 19:08 Salon In part, the National Research Council overlooked this new emerging crash science because it was stuck in an older way of thinking about safety research – seeking to avoid crashes, not make them less severe. One leader in crash safety, U.S. Air Force …
  • 10 milestones in AI history, from neural networks to ‘Jeopardy!’ wins 23 Sep 2017 18:40 Digital Trends Compressing all of artificial intelligence (AI) into 10 “moments to remember” isn’t easy. With hundreds of research labs and thousands of computer scientists, compiling a list of every landmark achievement would be, well, a job for a smart algorithm to …
  • Chinese millionaire to set up artificial intelligence lab in Haifa 23 Sep 2017 18:05 Jerusalem Post Chinese students visiting Haifa University. (photo credit:HAIFA UNIVERSITY) Zong Qinghou, the CEO of one of China’s largest companies, announced plans to set up a research center at the University of Haifa focusing on artificial intelligence. The Chinese …
  • Task force seeks public opinion on artificial intelligence 23 Sep 2017 17:28 business-standard The task force, set up in August, has been asked to draw up a policy for the accelerated deployment of AI and a five-year roadmap for its use in government and industry research programmes. “The job of the task force is to look at how we can use AI and …
  • Shift from oil: How electric cars can be the biggest disruption since iPhone 23 Sep 2017 16:43 Luxemburger Wort (Bloomberg) It’s been 10 years since Apple Inc. unleashed a surge of innovation that upended the mobile phone industry. Electric cars, with a little help from ride-hailing and self-driving technology, could be about to pull the same trick on Big Oil. The …
  • Audi: Legislation the biggest hold-up with autonomous vehicles 23 Sep 2017 16:33 Car Advice We’ve seen the technology in action and know that in theory, at least, it works well. But, when put to the real test, the thing holding autonomous vehicles up at the moment is legislation and the complex web of legislative bodies around the world. Audi  …
  • Mexico City Earthquake 2017 23 Sep 2017 12:43 Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Argo AI will locate its headquarters in a new office building Oxford Development is constructing in the Strip District, officials announced Tuesday. The autonomous-driving startup aims to put about 200 workers engineering the software and hardware for …
  • Proposals to link Queens Quay and Union Station include a moving sidewalk, a cable car or more streetcars 23 Sep 2017 11:44 The Star By Ben Spurr Transportation Reporter Sat., Sept. 23, 2017 A TTC board member is warning that the city is at risk of “cheaping out” on a key waterfront transit connection, as it mulls proposals to scrap streetcar service to Union Station in favour of less …
  • Of crickets, bugs and driverless cars 23 Sep 2017 11:11 Cairns Post You walk out the front door and hop in a car that can drive itself. Your children are at school being taught analytical thinking and problem solving because no one has any idea what the jobs for their future look like. At lunch you wrap some lettuce …
  • BRENNER: Our connectedness could help lure HQ2 23 Sep 2017 11:05 Indianapolis Business Journal As buzz about a second Amazon headquarters quickly spread across the nation, Indianapolis rightfully rose to the top as a likely location. This area has so many obvious qualifications: existing Amazon operations, central location, unmatched logistics …
  • The latest iPhones show why A.I. is the new electricity 23 Sep 2017 10:50 Australian Reseller News Apple has now rolled out its shiny new iPhones. On Sept. 12, Apple executives predictably pronounced the latest phones "revolutionary." But the real revolution is happening under the surface and behind the scenes. The new iPhones come with …
  • TfL swipes Uber off London's streets. What are the implications? 23 Sep 2017 09:41 Computing.co.uk UPDATED 23 Sept. Transport for London (TfL) has refused to renew Uber's private hire licence on the streets of the capital, saying that it has taken the decision on the grounds of "public safety and security implications". What " …
  • Brimley Development Center celebrates two decades of engineering 23 Sep 2017 08:43 Sault Sainte Marie Evening News Scott Brand Approximately 100 people gathered at the Continental Automotive Systems Brimley Development Center on Thursday to celebrate 20 years of engineering at the facility. “We have 14-year round employees and 12 seasonal workers for the winter,” said …
  • FARMING MATTERS: Looking into the future with robots 23 Sep 2017 06:03 Northampton Chronicle & Echo Technology is a massive part of all our lives, with many jobs already done by robots,and farming is no different. The ground breaking Hands Free Hectare (HFHa) run by Harper Adams University and Precision Decisions, which aimed to be the first in the …
  • CAD Tech News (#72) 23 Sep 2017 05:32 Cadalyst 22 Sep, 2017 By: Cadalyst Staff ▶ Siemens PLM Software Sharpens Focus on Digital Factory At its annual Industry Analyst Conference, the company talked up its strategy of providing comprehensive automation and digitalization for progressive product …
  • Tech startups making waves with self-driving boats 23 Sep 2017 05:10 The Star Microsoft teaches autonomous gliders to make decisions on their own High-tech remote farming takes root in Canadian agriculture As far as thrills go, it’d have to do. Ibn Seddik said going any faster would make everyone on board nauseous. The two men work …
  • Studio-X exhibits drones, autonomous vehicles 22 Sep 2017 22:59 Sabah Liam Young is an Australian architect and filmmaker. His work explores the connection points of fiction, design and the future. In March this year, he had his first U.S. solo exhibition at Columbia University's Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery in New …
  • NVIDIA : Teens Build, Race Miniature Self-Driving Cars at MIT Summer Program 22 Sep 2017 22:31 4-traders School is the last place most kids want to be over the summer. But then, most summer school classes don't involve building race cars. And they especially don't involve autonomous race cars. Yet that's exactly what nearly 40 high schoolers did …

ADVI Summit 2017


Our 2nd International Driverless Vehicle Summit 2017, will be held from
16 - 17 November 2017 at the Adelaide Convention Centre.
For more info please visit: idvs2017.com.au

Upcoming Events

  1. The Open State Festival

    September 28 - October 8
  2. act! Autonomous and Connected Driving Technologies

    September 28 @ 9:00 am - September 29 @ 5:00 pm
  3. Auto.AI Europe

    September 28 @ 9:00 am - September 29 @ 5:00 pm
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    October 4 @ 8:00 am - October 8 @ 5:00 pm

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