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Category: autonomous cars

Robotics | IoT

Teslas Are Teaching Each Other How to Drive Better Than You

Your Tesla can drive itself. Not just on the highway, not under strict guidance, but everywhere. Or at least, it will have all the necessary gadgets to do so soon. We are excited to announce that, as of today, all Tesla vehicles produced in our factory – including Model 3 – will have the hardware needed for full self-driving capability at a safety level substantially greater than that of a human driver. –Tesla Blog Now… read more

Why the Cost of Living Is Poised to Plummet in the Next 20 Years

People are concerned about how AI and robotics are taking jobs, destroying livelihoods, reducing our earning capacity, and subsequently destroying the economy. In anticipation, countries like Canada, India and Finland are running experiments to pilot the idea of “universal basic income” — the unconditional provision of a regular sum of money from the government to support livelihood independent of employment. But what people aren’t talking about, and what’s getting my attention, is a forthcoming rapid demonetization… read more

The AutoRally Platform

From Brian Goldfain at Georgia Tech We’re the AutoRally team from Georgia Tech and we’re pushing autonomous driving to the extreme with our AutoRally robot. Our robot reaches speeds of 20mph driving fully autonomously using only onboard sensing and computing…

Driverless Development Vehicle with ROS Interface

Choose either the Lincoln MKZ or Ford Fusion as a development vehicle.Full control ofthrottlebrakessteeringshiftingturn signalsRead production sensor data such asgyrosaccelerometersgpswheel speedstire pressuresThere are no visual indications that the production vehicle has been modified. All electronics and wiring are hidden. For…

On Robocars and Ultracapacitors (and other energy sources)

I was recently asked about the synergies between autonomous vehicles or robocars and ultracapacitors/supercapacitors. It turns out they are not what you would expect, and it teaches some of the surprising… read more
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