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Monthly report: March 2019

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 102 influencers like Thomas Bamonte and TechCrunch, discussing hashtags such as #Sponsored , #Autonomydoc and #SXSW.
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2001: A Space Odyssey Predicted The Future—50 Years Ago

On Mar 2, 2019
@WIRED shared
This is how a science fiction movie turned into science fact. https://t.co/wmuIaHAaBD
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Stanley Kubrick's iconic film gave us Hal and other sci-fi elements. Here's how they stack up against reality.

www.wired.com
On Mar 2, 2019
@WIRED shared
This is how a science fiction movie turned into science fact. https://t.co/wmuIaHAaBD
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2001: A Space Odyssey Predicted The Future—50 Years Ago

Stanley Kubrick's iconic film gave us Hal and other sci-fi elements. Here's how they stack up against reality.

Taking a robot car for a spin into the future

On Mar 2, 2019
@TomBamonte shared
Skeptical reporter ⁦@caillemillner⁩ takes a spin in a ⁦@Valeo_Group⁩ automated vehicle and is impressed, especially by instances when vehicle performs better than the average human driver. https://t.co/ihRAEZZ6NP
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Autonomous cars provoke strong reactions. They sound like the future, but the future feels terrifying these days. Autonomous cars sit within this paradox. It’s hard enough to surrender control to another driver. Now we have to surrender it to a robot? Indeed we do. ...

www.sfchronicle.com
On Mar 2, 2019
@TomBamonte shared
Skeptical reporter ⁦@caillemillner⁩ takes a spin in a ⁦@Valeo_Group⁩ automated vehicle and is impressed, especially by instances when vehicle performs better than the average human driver. https://t.co/ihRAEZZ6NP
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Taking a robot car for a spin into the future

Autonomous cars provoke strong reactions. They sound like the future, but the future feels terrifying these days. Autonomous cars sit within this paradox. It’s hard enough to surrender ...

Tesla has a self-driving strategy other companies abandoned years ago

On Mar 28, 2019
@arstechnica shared
A recent overhaul to Tesla's Autopilot webpage might represent the clearest acknowledgment yet that the company has failed to deliver on Elon Musk's ambitious vision for a self-driving future. https://t.co/PdDCR5LZLp
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Tesla just shifted the goalposts for "full self-driving" technology.

arstechnica.com
On Mar 28, 2019
@arstechnica shared
A recent overhaul to Tesla's Autopilot webpage might represent the clearest acknowledgment yet that the company has failed to deliver on Elon Musk's ambitious vision for a self-driving future. https://t.co/PdDCR5LZLp
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Tesla has a self-driving strategy other companies abandoned years ago

Tesla just shifted the goalposts for "full self-driving" technology.

Transportation Weekly: Waymo unleashes laser bear, Bird spreads its wings, Lyft tightens its belt

On Mar 9, 2019
@TechCrunch shared
Transportation Weekly: Waymo unleashes laser bear, Bird spreads its wings, Lyft tightens its belt https://t.co/LJIU41Uu04 by @kirstenkorosec https://t.co/fyEqjLaDP1
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Welcome back to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch . This is the fifth edition of our newsletter and we love the reader feedback. Keep it coming. Never heard of TechCrunch’s Transportation Weekly? Catch up here, here and he…

techcrunch.com
On Mar 9, 2019
@TechCrunch shared
Transportation Weekly: Waymo unleashes laser bear, Bird spreads its wings, Lyft tightens its belt https://t.co/LJIU41Uu04 by @kirstenkorosec https://t.co/fyEqjLaDP1
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Transportation Weekly: Waymo unleashes laser bear, Bird spreads its wings, Lyft tightens its belt

Welcome back to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch . This is the fifth edition of our newsletter and we love the reader ...

Autonomy

On Mar 9, 2019
@olivercameron shared
RT @aurora_inno: This weekend is the world premiere of #Autonomydoc at #SXSW a film that takes a look at the journey of self-driving cars. @chris_urmson shares his thoughts on the film and where we at Aurora are going next. https://t.co/YrlNXF8gYE
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Few things prompt you to revisit the path of your career more than a documentary that tracks the narrative of your entire body of work.

medium.com
On Mar 9, 2019
@olivercameron shared
RT @aurora_inno: This weekend is the world premiere of #Autonomydoc at #SXSW a film that takes a look at the journey of self-driving cars. @chris_urmson shares his thoughts on the film and where we at Aurora are going next. https://t.co/YrlNXF8gYE
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Autonomy

Few things prompt you to revisit the path of your career more than a documentary that tracks the narrative of your entire body of work.

‘I’m so done with driving’: is the robot car revolution finally near?

On Mar 10, 2019
@TomBamonte shared
Cautious optimism that @Waymo will figure out automated driving and come up with a business model that works for automated vehicles. https://t.co/Ybz5Edgido
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When a driverless Uber killed a pedestrian, the onset of autonomous vehicles seemed to stall. But Waymo is cautiously but confidently forging ahead

www.theguardian.com
On Mar 10, 2019
@TomBamonte shared
Cautious optimism that @Waymo will figure out automated driving and come up with a business model that works for automated vehicles. https://t.co/Ybz5Edgido
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‘I’m so done with driving’: is the robot car revolution finally near?

When a driverless Uber killed a pedestrian, the onset of autonomous vehicles seemed to stall. But Waymo is cautiously but confidently forging ahead

NVIDIA to buy supercomputer chipmaker Mellanox for $6.9B, beating out Intel and Microsoft

On Mar 11, 2019
@TechCrunch shared
NVIDIA to buy supercomputer chipmaker Mellanox for $6.9B, beating Intel in a bidding war https://t.co/MN4UHH0JT0 by @ingridlunden
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After several days of speculation, today NVIDIA confirmed that it would acquire chipmaker Mellanox for $6.9 billion, paying $125 per share in cash, in an ongoing consolidation of chipmakers — and in this case those making chips for supercomputers, a crucial market segment in this age of ...

techcrunch.com
On Mar 11, 2019
@TechCrunch shared
NVIDIA to buy supercomputer chipmaker Mellanox for $6.9B, beating Intel in a bidding war https://t.co/MN4UHH0JT0 by @ingridlunden
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NVIDIA to buy supercomputer chipmaker Mellanox for $6.9B, beating out Intel and Microsoft

After several days of speculation, today NVIDIA confirmed that it would acquire chipmaker Mellanox for $6.9 billion, paying $125 per share in cash, in an ongoing consolidation of chipmakers ...

Self-driving cars could soon navigate the world via micropayments

On Mar 13, 2019
@TomBamonte shared
“When not only vehicles but infrastructure is also equipped with digital currency wallets, the entire transportation ecosystem can work together to optimize flow.” Report on @dltMOBI Grand Challenge winners. #Blockchain #DLT https://t.co/YEscm3STCf via @VentureBeat
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Connected machines have their own web of machine-to-machine communication. What they haven’t had is money to negotiate and transact among themselves.

venturebeat.com
On Mar 13, 2019
@TomBamonte shared
“When not only vehicles but infrastructure is also equipped with digital currency wallets, the entire transportation ecosystem can work together to optimize flow.” Report on @dltMOBI Grand Challenge winners. #Blockchain #DLT https://t.co/YEscm3STCf via @VentureBeat
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Self-driving cars could soon navigate the world via micropayments

Connected machines have their own web of machine-to-machine communication. What they haven’t had is money to negotiate and transact among themselves.

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Transportation technology and innovation. Automated vehicles. V2X technology. Transportation planning. Views expressed are my own.

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Breaking technology news, analysis, and opinions from TechCrunch. The number one guide for all things tech. Got a tip? Let us know [email protected]

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WIRED is where tomorrow is realized.

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Original news, reviews, analysis of tech trends, and expert advice on the most fundamental aspects of tech.

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Co-Founder of Coursera; Stanford CS adjunct faculty. Former head of Baidu AI Group/Google Brain. #ai #machinelearning, #deeplearning #MOOCs

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Drive free or die. Contact us at [email protected]

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The official handle for NVIDIA. Blog: https://t.co/ohDSqeDJ1D Support: https://t.co/DAKuuuZIg5 All NVIDIA Social Media: https://t.co/0MNNrxXnKC

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The auto industry's leading business publication - award-winning coverage from boardroom to showroom. @First_Shift @AutoNewsTV @AutoNewsEurope @AutoNewsCanada

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CEO @voyage. Building an extremely affordable autonomous taxi service.

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Are you ready for a new era of technology? Join us in expanding the human possibilities of the connected world. For phones, visit @NokiaMobile.

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We were first to say connected and autonomous cars would 'save lives, save time, save money.' We advocate for pro-innovation connected and AV policy.

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We come from the future

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Researching intelligence to understand what we are and to find ways to harness it wisely. I'm a senior CIFAR fellow and an adjunct prof at UBC CS.

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Robot builder

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