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Monthly report: February 2019

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 138 influencers like Thomas Bamonte and TechCrunch, discussing hashtags such as #AI , #mobility and #MWC19.
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Waymo Is Likely Teaming Up With Renault, Nissan, and Mitsubishi to Work on Driverless Taxis

On Feb 5, 2019
@Jalopnik shared
Waymo is likely teaming up with Renault, Nissan, and Mitsubishi to work on driverless taxis https://t.co/IPfSt9MMe0 https://t.co/BA8gVJc1z9
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Google’s Waymo is, according to people who know these things, the frontrunner in the race to develop self-driving cars that actually work, even if they still have trouble with basic tasks. ...

jalopnik.com
On Feb 5, 2019
@Jalopnik shared
Waymo is likely teaming up with Renault, Nissan, and Mitsubishi to work on driverless taxis https://t.co/IPfSt9MMe0 https://t.co/BA8gVJc1z9
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Waymo Is Likely Teaming Up With Renault, Nissan, and Mitsubishi to Work on Driverless Taxis

Google’s Waymo is, according to people who know these things, the frontrunner in the race to develop self-driving cars that actually work, even if they still have trouble with basic tasks. ...

Road Rave: How 5G connectivity will revolutionize your car

On Feb 12, 2019
@Airbiquity shared
RT @CoriP113: Let's not forget that #5G is about more than faster phones; it will also put smarter, more connected vehicles on the road. Have you heard about C-V2X yet? #mobility https://t.co/ms2hpvI3TB https://t.co/kOSuj9VD07
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Consumers understand that 5G can enable a better driving experience by bringing up to 20 Gbps data speeds to your vehicle. What might get lost is that 5G is also going to enable smarter, more connected vehicles on the road through Cellular Vehicle-to-Anything (C-V2X) communications.

www.digitaltrends.com
On Feb 12, 2019
@Airbiquity shared
RT @CoriP113: Let's not forget that #5G is about more than faster phones; it will also put smarter, more connected vehicles on the road. Have you heard about C-V2X yet? #mobility https://t.co/ms2hpvI3TB https://t.co/kOSuj9VD07
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Road Rave: How 5G connectivity will revolutionize your car

Consumers understand that 5G can enable a better driving experience by bringing up to 20 Gbps data speeds to your vehicle. What might get lost is that 5G is also going to enable smarter, ...

Google’s Waymo risks repeating Silicon Valley’s most famous blunder

On Feb 14, 2019
@TomBamonte shared
No V-Day love from @binarybits: "Google's Alphabet appears to be repeating Xerox's mistake with its self-driving car program.... Often the best way to get big is to start small." https://t.co/MWpAsksJ60
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Larry Page drew the wrong lesson from Xerox bungling the PC revolution.

arstechnica.com
On Feb 14, 2019
@TomBamonte shared
No V-Day love from @binarybits: "Google's Alphabet appears to be repeating Xerox's mistake with its self-driving car program.... Often the best way to get big is to start small." https://t.co/MWpAsksJ60
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Google’s Waymo risks repeating Silicon Valley’s most famous blunder

Larry Page drew the wrong lesson from Xerox bungling the PC revolution.

Modernizing rules to make 5G a reality

On Feb 14, 2019
@nokia shared
RT @nokianetworks: In advance of @MarcVCop speaking at #MWC19, read his earlier blog post: Modernizing rules to make #5G a reality. https://t.co/yzVHmpr5pd
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We all have heard about the many benefits the Fourth Industrial Revolution will bring: revolutionizing existing industries and creating new ones, delivering a new productivity jump and creating more efficiencies, and by this, giving a boost to our economy. On the societal front, the ...

www.nokia.com
On Feb 14, 2019
@nokia shared
RT @nokianetworks: In advance of @MarcVCop speaking at #MWC19, read his earlier blog post: Modernizing rules to make #5G a reality. https://t.co/yzVHmpr5pd
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Modernizing rules to make 5G a reality

We all have heard about the many benefits the Fourth Industrial Revolution will bring: revolutionizing existing industries and creating new ones, delivering a new productivity jump and ...

40 Countries Agree to Make Automatic Emergency Braking Standard

On Feb 15, 2019
@Jalopnik shared
Forty countries agree to make automatic emergency braking standard https://t.co/PTADXiJXmr https://t.co/cUG3kuosvH
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Automatic Emergency Braking will no longer be optional, big changes at Ford, Sting holds a concert for embattled GM plant workers, the French government is investing in battery tech, and more for The Morning Shift of Friday, February 15, 2019.

jalopnik.com
On Feb 15, 2019
@Jalopnik shared
Forty countries agree to make automatic emergency braking standard https://t.co/PTADXiJXmr https://t.co/cUG3kuosvH
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40 Countries Agree to Make Automatic Emergency Braking Standard

Automatic Emergency Braking will no longer be optional, big changes at Ford, Sting holds a concert for embattled GM plant workers, the French government is investing in battery tech, and ...

Play Iconary, a simple drawing game that hides a deceptively deep AI

On Feb 5, 2019
@TechCrunch shared
Play Iconary, a simple drawing game that hides a deceptively deep AI https://t.co/3GdqhWQ60R https://t.co/XTE1qax2ki
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It may not seem like it takes a lot of smarts to play a game like Pictionary, but in fact it involves a lot of subtle and abstract visual and linguistic skills. This AI built to play a game like it is similarly complex, and its interpretations and creations when you play it (as you can ...

techcrunch.com
On Feb 5, 2019
@TechCrunch shared
Play Iconary, a simple drawing game that hides a deceptively deep AI https://t.co/3GdqhWQ60R https://t.co/XTE1qax2ki
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Play Iconary, a simple drawing game that hides a deceptively deep AI

It may not seem like it takes a lot of smarts to play a game like Pictionary, but in fact it involves a lot of subtle and abstract visual and linguistic skills. This AI built to play a game ...

A Study on Driverless-Car Ethics Offers a Troubling Look Into Our Values

On Feb 6, 2019
@EnoTranspoWkly shared
It's the classic moral dilemma for an AV on a crash course: stay the course or swerve? The largest study conducted on our preferences for machine intelligence might give us some insight. https://t.co/GcyzcbClEY
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To figure out how autonomous vehicles should respond during potentially fatal collisions, a group of scientists set out to learn what decisions human drivers would make.

www.newyorker.com
On Feb 6, 2019
@EnoTranspoWkly shared
It's the classic moral dilemma for an AV on a crash course: stay the course or swerve? The largest study conducted on our preferences for machine intelligence might give us some insight. https://t.co/GcyzcbClEY
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A Study on Driverless-Car Ethics Offers a Troubling Look Into Our Values

To figure out how autonomous vehicles should respond during potentially fatal collisions, a group of scientists set out to learn what decisions human drivers would make.

Self-driving truck startup Ike raises $52 million

On Feb 6, 2019
@TomBamonte shared
[email protected], the autonomous trucking startup founded by veterans of Apple, Google and Uber Advanced Technologies Group’s self-driving truck program, has raised $52 million in a Series A funding round led by Bain Capital Ventures. https://t.co/fByZ9hsHi4 via @techcrunch
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Ike, the autonomous trucking startup founded by veterans of Apple, Google, and Uber Advanced Technologies Group’s self-driving truck program, has raised $52 million in a Series A funding round led by Bain Capital Ventures. Redpoint Ventures, Fontinalis Partners, Basis Set Ventures, and ...

techcrunch.com
On Feb 6, 2019
@TomBamonte shared
[email protected], the autonomous trucking startup founded by veterans of Apple, Google and Uber Advanced Technologies Group’s self-driving truck program, has raised $52 million in a Series A funding round led by Bain Capital Ventures. https://t.co/fByZ9hsHi4 via @techcrunch
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Self-driving truck startup Ike raises $52 million

Ike, the autonomous trucking startup founded by veterans of Apple, Google, and Uber Advanced Technologies Group’s self-driving truck program, has raised $52 million in a Series A funding ...

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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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Tech for the way we live. | Facebook & Instagram: @DigitalTrends

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

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Looking for SECURE life-saving, money-making opportunities in automotive telematics, smartphone apps, location tech, Strategy Analytics dude.

Follow 50.4k Followers

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

Follow 12.1k Followers

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Airbiquity® is a global leader in connected car services and pioneer in the development and engineering of automotive telematics technology.

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

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

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Covering all things federal transportation & mobility tech policy. A weekly, nonpartisan publication by @Enotrans. Editors: @JDwithTW and @GregoryRRogers

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EFF boardmember, Singularity U faculty, Self-Driving Car consultant, Entrepreneur

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Transport+Tech+Policy Wonk; Harvard @Kennedy_School alum; Dabble all day in: Mobility/automation technology, climate science, energy, geopolitics

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I write about mechanical brains for MIT Tech Review. Email: [email protected]

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@IEEESpectrum's award-winning blog on robots, drones, AI, and more. Editor: @ericoguizzo [email protected] | Senior Writer: @botjunkie [email protected]

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Superhuman perception + agent intention modelled prediction + risk-aware path planning = safe & convenient urban autonomous mobility services

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We come from the future

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