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In a letter to Google, the agency’s chief counsel seemed to accept that the computers controlling a self-driving car are the same as a human driver....
From: New York Times | By: JOHN MARKOFF | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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As science progresses into the future, the lines of science fiction and science fact become more blurry than they were a generation ago. With all the advances in medicine and robotics, has science finally reached a point where superheroes could leap...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Louis Babcock | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Just a month after federal regulators took steps to ease restrictions for self-driving cars, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has let one tech company know that its artificial intelligence system could be considered an actual driver...
From: Consumerist | By: Ashlee Kieler | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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On this day 20 years ago, a machine defeated a sitting world champion for the first time.
From: The Atlantic | By: Marina Koren | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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The Pessimist Archive is a digital museum of undue doom and gloom about technology and human progress The post Why so glum, chum? One man’s crusade against pessimism. appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: Aaron Hutchins | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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The very small may lead us to the very large. Payload sizes, for one thing, can be shrunk as we increasingly master the art of miniaturization, giving us far more bang for the buck. In that sense, we can think about tiny interstellar probes that may...
From: Centauri Dreams | By: Paul Gilster | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Imagine your child requires a life-saving operation. You enter the hospital and are confronted with a stark choice. Do you take the traditional path with human medical staff, including doctors... read more...
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A startup called Pantomime came up with a nifty system of enabling people to peer into animated virtual worlds without the need to wear virtual reality headsets. And now it is adding support for VR headsets so that multiple people can be in the same...
From: VentureBeat | By: Dean Takahashi | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Michael Rowe, University of the Western Cape A teacher walks into a classroom and begins a lesson. As she speaks, the audio is translated in real time into a variety of languages that students have pre-selected, so each can hear the lecturer's voice...
From: That's Fit | By: The Conversation Africa | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0343818/America lost 2.4 million manufacturing jobs to Chinese outsourcing from 2001 to 2013, according to estimates by the nonpartisan Economic Policy Institute think tank. But a new report that just emerged from the World...
From: Business Insider | By: Rich Smith | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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US vehicle safety regulators have said the artificial intelligence system piloting a self-driving Google car could be considered the driver under federal law, a major step toward ultimately winning approval for autonomous vehicles on the roads.
From: Irish Independent | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Making a big-decision purchase like a car or home can feel like a futile task given all the details to consider, especially with so many options online. Vast is an Austin, TX-based company that aims to use its data analytics-powered search tools to help...
From: Xconomy | By: David Holley | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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ff Venture Capital has hired Andrew Buemi as director of communications while making seven internal promotions. Among them are Ryan Armbrust who has now become a managing director. Prior to joining ffVC, Buemi worked at Edelman New York’s financial...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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A car's driver doesn't necessarily have to be human: The artificial intelligence behind Google Inc.'s self-driving system could count, according to federal highway safety officials.In a letter posted on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's...
From: Los Angeles Times | By: Samantha Masunaga | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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The U.S. government has decided to recognize the computer "brain" of a car rather than a human brain as the driver. This new regulation could be what it takes for society to accept the self-driving car, a concept unfamiliar, confusing and even frightening...
From: TheStreet | By: Doron Levin | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Are you in charge of your own future? Maybe not, a new book argues, but there's still an opportunity to change that. In Heartificial Intelligence, author John C. Havens introduces a realm of algorithms and smart machines well beyond anything you might...
From: TV Squad | By: Damon Beres | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Some people are already used to having their personal information exposed in massive data breaches. But the rise of artificial intelligence and connected computers in everything from toasters to implanted medical device could dramatically raise the...
From: Washington Post | By: Andrea Peterson, Brian Fung | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Above Graphic, Autonomous Vehicles impact every business model, this flow chart illustrates some the many industries that will be impacted from Insurance, Logistics, Retail, Auto, Workers and Cities.  If your company is still reeling from Social Media,...
From: Jeremiah Owyang | By: jeremiah_owyang | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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The artificial intelligence behind a self-driving car could be considered a “driver,” federal regulators said in a letter, possibly clearing the way for wider legal acceptance for autonomous vehicles on roads across America....
From: MarketWatch | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Bill Bryant is something of an anomaly in Pacific Northwest venture capital: He’s a full-fledged investing partner in a big, storied Silicon Valley firm—Draper Fisher Jurvetson, which just announced a $350 million 12th venture fund—who is based...
From: Xconomy | By: Benjamin Romano | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Uncle Sam already has determined that corporations, in some instances, can be considered people in the eyes of the law. And now, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, computers in self-driving cars can be, too. (No word on...
From: Car and Driver | By: Clifford Atiyeh | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Self-driving cars have overcome another regulatory hurdle as U.S. vehicle regulators say that the artificial intelligence system piloting a self-driving car can be the legal driver. The National Highway Traffic Administration (NHTSA) told this to Google’s...
From: HybridCars.com | By: Stephen Elmer | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Apple has published four job postings that reveal the company’s intent to make its Siri personal digital assistant more capable when it comes to fielding queries about sports. Potentially, that could make Siri a more essential companion for resolving...
From: VentureBeat | By: Jordan Novet | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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The artificial intelligence in a self-driving vehicle can be treated as the "driver" from a legal standpoint, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a decision that could set an important precedent for Apple's own self-driving...
From: Apple Insider | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Google Inc.'s self-driving system, controlled by artificial intelligence, could be considered a car's driver, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In a letter posted on NHTSA's website, the agency responded to Google's...
From: Los Angeles Times | By: Samantha Masunaga | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Robit is launching an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to raise money for a domestic robot that runs apps as if it were a smartphone. The cute little robot rolls around your home and performs chores as commanded by the Raspberry Pi computer that serves...
From: VentureBeat | By: Dean Takahashi | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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WASHINGTON/DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. vehicle safety regulators have said the artificial intelligence system piloting a self-driving Google car could be considered the driver under federal law, a major step toward ultimately winning approval for autonomous...
From: Urlesque | By: Jenny Che | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Cloud, automation, analytics, artificial intelligence, mobility. These and other technologies have completely and permanently changed the business service delivery environment. However, now the focus is on finding new ways to leverage such technologies...
From: Forbes | By: Accenture Contributor | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Self-driving cars may represent an important achievement in the fields of artificial intelligence and robotics, but one car manufacturer is hoping to develop new technologies to help these autonomous machines drive less like robots and more like humans....
From: Live Science | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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U.S. regulator's ruling puts it on equal footing with human drivers.In a huge boost to Google's self-driving car program, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on Tuesday released a letter it sent to Google confirming that it agrees...
From: Fast Company | By: Michael Grothaus | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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PREVIEW: Hitman is in its 16th year, but the stealth assassination game is going through a major reboot. Like Lara Croft with the 2013 reboot of Tomb Raider, Agent 47 is going back to his origins. This new Hitman is a very ambitious game that will have...
From: VentureBeat | By: Dean Takahashi | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Shasta Ventures announced today that venture capitalist Doug Pepper has joined the early-stage investment firm as a managing partner. In this capacity, Pepper will be focused on Software as a Service (SaaS) and mobile application companies. For the past...
From: VentureBeat | By: Ken Yeung | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Regulators said the artificial intelligence system piloting a self-driving Google car could be considered the driver under federal law, an important step toward winning approval for autonomous vehicles on the roads....
From: New York Times | By: REUTERS | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Via: Reuters: U.S. vehicle safety regulators have said the artificial intelligence system piloting a self-driving Google car could be considered the driver under federal law, a major step toward ultimately winning approval for autonomous vehicles on...
From: Cryptogon | By: Kevin | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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US vehicle safety regulators have said the artificial intelligence system piloting a self-driving Google car could be considered the driver under federal law, a major step toward ultimately winning approval for autonomous vehicles on the roads.
From: Times of India | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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The artificial intelligence behind a self-driving car could be considered a “driver,” federal regulators said in a letter, possibly clearing the way for wider legal acceptance for autonomous vehicles on roads across America....
From: MarketWatch | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Thomson Reuters WASHINGTON/DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. vehicle safety regulators have said the artificial intelligence system piloting a self-driving Google car could be considered the driver under federal law, a major step toward ultimately winning approval...
From: Business Insider | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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U.S. vehicle safety regulators have said the artificial intelligence system piloting a self-driving Google car could be considered the driver under federal law, a major step toward ultimately winning approval for autonomous vehicles on the roads.
From: Channel News Asia | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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WASHINGTON/DETROIT (By Paul Lienert and David Shepardson, Reuters) – U.S. vehicle safety regulators have said the artificial intelligence system piloting a self-driving Google car could be considered the driver under federal law, a major step toward...
From: VentureBeat | By: Reuters | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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WASHINGTON/DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. vehicle safety regulators have said the artificial intelligence system piloting a self-driving Google car could be considered the driver under federal law, a major step toward ultimately winning approval for autonomous...
From: Reuters | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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U.S. vehicle safety regulators have said the artificial intelligence system piloting a self-driving Google car could be considered the driver under federal law, a major step toward ultimately winning approval for autonomous vehicles on the roads.
From: Channel News Asia | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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U.S. vehicle safety regulators have said the artificial intelligence system piloting a self-driving Google car could be considered the driver under federal law, a major step toward ultimately winning approval for autonomous vehicles on the roads. The...
From: The Raw Story | By: Reuters | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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WASHINGTON/DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. vehicle safety regulators have said the artificial intelligence system piloting a self-driving Google car could be considered the driver under federal law, a major step toward ultimately winning approval for autonomous...
From: Reuters | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Advances in "smart" appliances and artificial technology pose new risks to America's cybersecurity, according to a national security James R. Clapper presented Tuesday to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.
From: Mediaite | By: Sam Reisman | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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AI guru Nick Bostrom frequently highlights the crucial importance of the goal setting process when building a superintelligence. He outlines the complexities involved in doing this, with the many unintended consequences that lie in wait for us. Despite...
From: Parent Dish | By: Adi Gaskell | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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DFJ has closed on $350 million for its 12th fund, raised in record time and with a single close.
From: PE Hub | By: Mark Boslet | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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Self-driving cars are a hot topic. They were the talk of the recent Consumer Electronics Show with several companies vying to get into the business of this and other artificial intelligence based technologies. There are some promising opportunities for...
From: Urlesque | By: Olivier Dumon | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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Jacob N. Bailey, USAF, via Wikimedia Commons James Clapper Jr With Lt. Gen Burgess And Leon Panetta Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta walks with James Clapper Jr., left, director of National Intelligence, and Lt. Gen. Ronald Burgess Jr., director of...
From: Popular Science | By: Kelsey D. Atherton | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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Filed under: Videos, Safety, Technology, Autonomous, FutureUC San Diego researchers have crafted a pedestrian detection algorithm for self-driving cars that's quicker and more accurate than existing systems.Continue reading Smart car algorithm sees pedestrians...
From: Auto Blog | By: Engadget | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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