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  • 257-acre transportation center expansion proposed 18 Jul 2018 08:15 Rantoul Press RANTOUL — Road pavement, heal thyself. Some day, potholes, the bane of all motorists, might fix themselves — causing far fewer vehicle-damage and safety issues. No hypnosis or miracles will be needed. Just technology. Self-healing roads is just one of the …
  • We must ensure artificial intelligence doesn’t exacerbate wealth inequality 18 Jul 2018 07:37 City A.M. It's taken as a given that robots will steal jobs. So now, the question is how many jobs will be stolen? And what will replace them? For all the excitement about driverless cars being tested or drones doing deliveries, there’s more than an …
  • Love Over Hate: Why Madiba's Optimism Still Our Best Hope--Barack Obama Speech 18 Jul 2018 06:52 Black Star News Former President Obama delivers the Nelson Mandela lecture yesterday in South Africa. Photo: NBC Screenshot via Twitter MR. OBAMA: Thank you. Thank you so much. Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank you so much. AUDIENCE: Yes, we can! Yes, we can! Yes, we …
  • Coast Autonomous’ self-driving shuttles are boring, and that’s by design 18 Jul 2018 00:07 VentureBeat Between 47th and 48th street in the heart of Times Square, Coast Autonomous, a startup based in Pasadena, California, today showed off the fruit of its six-year research project: a slow-moving, self-driving shuttle designed to ferry folks between …
  • ST, Thales unveil high-performance 6-axis motion sensors 17 Jul 2018 23:32 Electronic Products Magazine These MEMS devices are positioned for applications that require greater accuracy, reliability and control, including vehicle navigation systems and drone navigation By Brian Santo, contributing writer Anticipating that vehicle navigation systems could get …
  • What Are The New Jobs In A Human + Machine World? 17 Jul 2018 23:19 Forbes By Paul R. Daugherty and H. James Wilson Superman versus Batman. Captain America versus Iron Man. Zuckerberg versus Musk?  The reported clash between the two technology titans is proof that not everyone sees the benefits and dangers of artificial …
  • Always Learning, Always Growing: How Neural Networks Do The Hard Work 17 Jul 2018 23:19 Forbes T he year 1958: Dwight D. Eisenhower was in the White House, Buddy Holly’s “Peggy Sue” ruled the airwaves, and a psychologist named Frank Rosenblatt was putting the finishing touches on a machine called the Mark 1 Perceptron. Not that he was overly …
  • Letter to the editor, July 18, 2018 17 Jul 2018 23:16 Standard Freeholder Food for thought Re: “Rude millennials? Feh. How about rude seniors?” July 13, 2018. After reading Ronald Macfarlane’s column, I found myself both agreeing and disagreeing. Certainly lots of Octos and Nonas are bad-tempered, but the old man who whacked …
  • Self-Driving Vehicles Take Test Drives Around Times Square 17 Jul 2018 22:51 CBS New York NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Traffic in New York City can be maddening for anyone sitting behind the wheel, but now a company has come up with a plan to make things better for those trying to get around: Just let the vehicle drive itself. The future of urban …
  • Local, state officials laud Act 89 transportation funding at hearing in Monroeville 17 Jul 2018 22:08 Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Updated 29 minutes ago A controversial gas tax has provided a reliable stream of money for road and bridge repairs in Western Pennsylvania while bolstering Pittsburgh’s public transportation system during the five years since it passed, experts and …
  • Obama’s South Africa speech, annotated 17 Jul 2018 21:56 The Washington Post Former president Barack Obama gave his first speech in Africa on Tuesday since leaving the White House, on the 100th birthday of former South African president Nelson Mandela. His speech was aimed at encouraging the world to adopt the philosophies of the …
  • Why is Facebook keen on robots? 17 Jul 2018 21:42 The Chronicle Herald SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook announced several new hires of top academics in the field of artificial intelligence Tuesday, among them a roboticist known for her work at Disney making animated figures move in more human-like ways. The hires raise a big …
  • 5 Stocks That Spoke to Brexit, 2 Years Later: Tesla 17 Jul 2018 21:14 The Motley Fool In July 2016, the world and financial markets were still in shock from Great Britain's vote to withdraw from the European Union. It was a watershed moment for the open market -- or perhaps a catastrophic flash flood, and at the time, Motley Fool …
  • As Boeing chases futuristic air travel, safety... 17 Jul 2018 20:29 Peninsula Qatar  17 Jul 2018 - 22:36 The Boeing logo at Chicago headquarters (Reuters / Jim Young) Before flying Ubers can zip people over crowded city streets, regulators and planemakers such as Boeing Co. and Airbus SE will first need to figure out a series of …
  • Obama’s speech in South Africa at Nelson Mandela commemoration, annotated 17 Jul 2018 20:20 The Washington Post Former president Barack Obama gave his first speech in Africa on Tuesday since leaving the White House, on the 100th birthday of former South African president Nelson Mandela. His speech was aimed at encouraging the world to adopt the philosophies of the …
  • President Obama's full speech in South Africa 17 Jul 2018 20:16 CBS News Former President Barack Obama weighed in with his perspective on the "strange and uncertain times that we are in" as he delivered a major address in South Africa Tuesday. Mr. Obama was invited to give the 2018 Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture in …
  • READ: Obama's full speech about the 'politics of fear and resentment' 17 Jul 2018 20:05 KITV Honolulu's Channel 4 (CNN) -- Former President Barack Obama spoke in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Tuesday to honor the late Nelson Mandela. One day after President Donald Trump shocked the world with his news conference performance beside Russian President Vladimir Putin, …
  • Transcript: Obama's Speech At The 2018 Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture 17 Jul 2018 19:47 WBAA PRESIDENT OBAMA: (Cheers and applause.) Thank you. Thank you so much. Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank you so much. (Laughter.) AUDIENCE: Yes, we can! Yes, we can! Yes, we can! OBAMA: Thank you. To Mama Graça Machel, members of the Mandela family, …
  • Former President Obama's full speech in South Africa 17 Jul 2018 19:47 CBS News Former President Barack Obama weighed in with his perspective on the "strange and uncertain times that we are in" as he delivered a major address in South Africa Tuesday. Mr. Obama was invited to give the 2018 Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture in …
  • President Obama's full speech in South Africa 17 Jul 2018 19:40 CBS News Former President Barack Obama weighed in with his perspective on the "strange and uncertain times that we are in" as he delivered a major address in South Africa Tuesday. Mr. Obama was invited to give the 2018 Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture in …
  • The Future Of Meat And what It Means To The Freight And Logistics Industry 17 Jul 2018 19:10 Benzinga With all the environmental concerns of rearing livestock for food and the growing activism around the morality of consuming meat, we would have almost thought that the urge of eating meat would have declined in the U.S. - which ironically, could not be …
  • New Data Platform Helps Autonomous Vehicles Learn Rules Of The Road Directly From Cities 17 Jul 2018 17:20 Forbes Inrix AV Road Rules allows cities to digitize their traffic rules and restrictions via an open API.Image by Inrix Using software and sensors, autonomous vehicles (AVs) have several ways to comprehend the world around them. Cameras detect objects and read …
  • How to spoof someone’s GPS navigation to send them the wrong way 17 Jul 2018 17:15 Sophos Researchers have for the first time demonstrated that it’s possible to spoof turn-by-turn GPS road navigation to send users to specific wrong locations. Although generalised spoofing attacks on GPS are well-understood – using false signals to confuse …
  • Walmart and Microsoft team up on cloud computing in bid against Amazon 17 Jul 2018 16:45 Daily Mail Walmart and Microsoft are doubling down in their offensive against Amazon. The retail giant said Tuesday it was entering into a strategic partnership with Microsoft on 'digital transformation' that will involve Walmart leveraging the firm's …
  • Rolls-Royce's flying taxi will begin test flights 'by next year' 17 Jul 2018 16:42 Charleston Daily Mail Rolls-Royce has revealed more details around its plans to launch a five-seater flying taxi, and confirmed that a prototype vehicle will take to the skies next year. The timeline for the launch was announced during a keynote presentation at the Farnborough …
  • Travelers: Use Current Auto Insurance Model for Autonomous Future 17 Jul 2018 16:31 Insurancejournal Auto insurance should continue to be the primary compensation model for accident victims as the driving population transitions to and then fully adopts autonomous vehicles, according to the insurer that issued the nation’s first auto liability policy in …
  • Facebook, boosting artificial-intelligence research, says it’s ‘not going fast enough’ 17 Jul 2018 16:22 The Washington Post Facebook will dramatically accelerate its research into artificial intelligence, its chief AI scientist said Tuesday, in hopes of ensuring the social network doesn’t fall behind with the technology it will need to contend with Internet rivals and police …
  • First self-driving shuttle Coasts into New York’s Times Square 17 Jul 2018 15:56 NewsOn6.com By Jeremy Kaplan Content Provided by   Coast Autonomous CTO Pierre Lefevre poses in Times Square before the company’s P-1 autonomous shuttle. Jeremy Kaplan / Digital TrendsThere’s an extra bus cruising through the heart of Times Square this morning …
  • Walmart and Microsoft team up on cloud computing in bid to compete against Amazon 17 Jul 2018 15:54 Charleston Daily Mail Walmart and Microsoft are doubling down in their offensive against Amazon. The retail giant said Tuesday it was entering into a strategic partnership with Microsoft on 'digital transformation' that will involve Walmart leveraging the firm's …
  • Self-driving bill critics oppose maneuver to clear Senate 17 Jul 2018 15:11 RubberNews.com 7/17/2018 Updated 7/17/2018 Comments Email Print By Eric Kulisch Automotive News WASHINGTON—Safety and consumer advocates are urging senators to reject a parliamentary maneuver to secure passage for stalled legislation governing …
  • Global Automotive Seats Market 2018-2022 | Development of Holistic HMI Seats to Augment Growth | Technavio 17 Jul 2018 14:12 Odessa American LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 17, 2018--The global automotive seats market is expected to post a CAGR of close to 5% during the period 2018-2022, according to the latest market research report by . However, the growth momentum of the market is expected to …
  • How Giant Accenture Learned To Run At Digital's Fast Pace 17 Jul 2018 12:30 Forbes Chairman and CEO Pierre Nanterme tells Forbes how his global consulting firm discovered that being a “fast follower” suddenly became fatally slow in the age of A.I. and cloud. Q: Describe your 35 years at Accenture, because I think talking about that will …
  • Artificial neural networks now able to help reveal a brain's structure 17 Jul 2018 11:10 Medical Xpress Flood-filling network (FFN) neuron reconstructions in a songbird basal ganglia SBEM data set. Credit: MPI of Neurobiology/ Kornfeld The function of the brain is based on the connections between nerve cells. In order to map these connections and to …
  • ST Engineering taps US tech firm to develop driverless transport system in Singapore 17 Jul 2018 11:00 Singapore Business Review They will address the gap as most self-driving vehicles are focused on the sensor hardware and onboard software. ST Engineering partnered with US-based transportation technology firm rideOS to step up the deployment of an integrated autonomous transport …
  • Ex-Apple staffer pleads not guilty to theft of 'secret' self-driving car info 17 Jul 2018 09:55 The Inquirer A FORMER APPLE EMPLOYEE has pleaded not guilty to stealing top-secret information from the firm's 'Project Titan' driverless car project. Last week, it was reported that Xiaolang Zhang, who had worked on Apple's driverless car project  …
  • Australia’s Monash team crowned Formula Student 2018 champion 17 Jul 2018 09:01 Process & Control Today *Formula Student celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2018 *Driverless car element introduced for the first time *First all-female team from Pakistan competes at Silverstone Monash Motorsport, from Australia, has claimed victory at Formula Student 2018, the …
  • Risks and returns in China's digital designs for SE Asia 17 Jul 2018 08:13 Shanghai News For the first time, China could be trying to hack a foreign election. On July 11, US-based security research firm FireEye alleged that a Chinese hacking group which is said to have close links to Beijing broke into the computer systems belonging to …
  • DeepBrain Chain Launches Skynet Project - Recruiting AI Computing Power From The Globe 17 Jul 2018 07:29 24 7 Press Release     SAN FRANCISCO, CA, July 17, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- DeepBrain Chain CEO, Yong He, said, "The activation of Skynet Project means that DeepBrain Chain's AI TestNet has entered large scale beta testing. Building on blockchain and …
  • Probe into Uber's pay structure 17 Jul 2018 07:15 The Journal Gazette SAN FRANCISCO – Uber is facing a U.S. government investigation into allegations that the ride-hailing service set up a pay structure that discriminated against its female workers. The U.S. the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission opened the probe in …
  • AI to give Scots labour market a huge shake-up 17 Jul 2018 06:59 Press and Journal More than 500,000 Scottish jobs could be created through artificial intelligence by 2037. According to research by PwC, the deployment of robotics, drones and driverless vehicles will lead to the creation of 558,000 jobs and the displacement of 544,000 …
  • Chinese Tesla rival to hit $4-billion valuation 17 Jul 2018 06:12 My Broadband Henry Xia jumps into the burnt toast-colored electric car he helped build as co-founder of Xpeng Motors Technology Ltd. and commands it to play Green Day’s “21 Guns.” He asks the car about traffic conditions and starts driving. The 35-year-old is the most …
  • Self-Driving Cars Finally Get an Easy-to-Read Rule Book 17 Jul 2018 05:12 News For a species that would like to see self-driving cars stick to the letter of the law, we humans don’t make things easy. We let lane lines fade and stop signs fall down. We fail to mark speed limits and flag pop-up construction sites. For the most part, …
  • Ex-Apple worker charged with stealing trade secrets 17 Jul 2018 04:13 SF Gate Photo: Emmanuel Dunand / AFP / Getty Images A former Apple employee was charged with taking a secret 25-page Apple document containing design plans for a key circuit board in its self-driving car technology. A former Apple employee was charged …
  • Uber Faces Probe Into Alleged Gender Discrimination: Source 17 Jul 2018 03:26 NBC Bay Area Uber is facing a U.S. government investigation into allegations that the ride-hailing service set up a pay structure that discriminated against its female workers. The U.S. the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission opened the probe in August 2017, …
  • Visit to the Purlucid Site 17 Jul 2018 00:18 Stock House Getting lithium from brine is not a new concept. This idea has been proposed since the discovery of oilfields near Valleyview in Alberta which have such a high wastewater to oil ratio that treatment can run up to half of the cost of a barrel of oil. …
  • TOM LEONARD: Elon Musk's attack on British hero of Thai cave rescue may shred his reputation  17 Jul 2018 00:17 Mail on Sunday Without the British caver Vernon Unsworth, the 12 Thai schoolboys and their football coach who were trapped in the flooded Tham Luang cave might never have been found and rescued. An unsung hero of that spell-binding evacuation, the Lancashire-born …
  • Man's best friend? AI could create 7.2m jobs by 2030 17 Jul 2018 00:16 City A.M. While many of us fear a dystopian future in which employees will replace us with robots, a new report suggests that artificial intelligence (AI) could in fact create as many jobs as it displaces. Findings from Big Four accountancy firm PwC show that …
  • Artificial intelligence will be net UK jobs creator, finds report 17 Jul 2018 00:05 The Guardian Artificial intelligence is set to create more than 7m new UK jobs in healthcare, science and education by 2037, more than making up for the jobs lost in manufacturing and other sectors through automation, according to a report. A report from …
  • 500 Startups Does Its Own Mary Meeker-Like Internet Report, Just For China 17 Jul 2018 00:04 Forbes Edith Yeung, 500 StartupsEY Venture capitalist Edith Yeung is fashioning herself as a Mary Meeker documentor  of tech trends, except just focused on China. Her massive new China Internet Report is filled with statistics on China's Internet landscape: …
  • AI 'could lead to net gain in jobs' 16 Jul 2018 23:28 BBC Image caption The report suggests automation will create more jobs than it displaces over the next 20 years Artificial intelligence (AI) could create more jobs than it displaces in Scotland over the next 20 years, according to a report. Research by …