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Monthly report: July 2018

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 84 influencers like WIRED and Thomas Bamonte, discussing hashtags such as #pancreaticcancer , #GoodwoodFOS and #SelfDrivingCars.
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The Day I Found Out My Life Was Hanging by a Thread

On Aug 25, 2017
@everywhereist shared
RT @bencke: I hope this helps some people. https://t.co/zQr9l2aIcN #pancreaticcancer
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Matt Bencke thought he’d thrown out his back. Then he received the most sobering news of his life.

www.wired.com
On Aug 25, 2017
@everywhereist shared
RT @bencke: I hope this helps some people. https://t.co/zQr9l2aIcN #pancreaticcancer
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The Day I Found Out My Life Was Hanging by a Thread

Matt Bencke thought he’d thrown out his back. Then he received the most sobering news of his life.

A Racing Robocar Takes On England's Swankiest Track

On Jul 14, 2018
@WIRED shared
RT @stewart_jack: Congrats @roborace on the first autonomous hill climb by a racecar at #GoodwoodFOS - watch it here: https://t.co/30ln0jwvaj details on the engineering challenge here: https://t.co/6RdJhWT3Rk
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Roborace’s Robocar is headed to the Goodwood Festival of Speed to take on the event’s famed hill climb.

www.wired.com
On Jul 14, 2018
@WIRED shared
RT @stewart_jack: Congrats @roborace on the first autonomous hill climb by a racecar at #GoodwoodFOS - watch it here: https://t.co/30ln0jwvaj details on the engineering challenge here: https://t.co/6RdJhWT3Rk
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A Racing Robocar Takes On England's Swankiest Track

Roborace’s Robocar is headed to the Goodwood Festival of Speed to take on the event’s famed hill climb.

Torc Robotics expands its self-driving car development team

On Jul 9, 2018
@TechOnTires shared
@torcrobotics Expands its #SelfDrivingCars Team via @DigitalTrends https://t.co/BwdysIlVUQ
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Virginia-based Torc Robotics is growing its workforce in order to expand its self-driving car development program. The company launched its Asimov autonomous-driving system last year, and continues to test it in Virginia and Nevada. But Torc faces a great deal of competition.

www.digitaltrends.com
On Jul 9, 2018
@TechOnTires shared
@torcrobotics Expands its #SelfDrivingCars Team via @DigitalTrends https://t.co/BwdysIlVUQ
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Torc Robotics expands its self-driving car development team

Virginia-based Torc Robotics is growing its workforce in order to expand its self-driving car development program. The company launched its Asimov autonomous-driving system last year, and ...

Laser-Shooting Planes Uncover the Horror and Humanity of World War I

On Jul 14, 2018
@WIRED shared
Laser-shooting planes are uncovering the horror and humanity of World War I: https://t.co/ebOkYCVG56 https://t.co/cutsBQEEUG
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Instead of digging into Belgium's Ypres Salient, archaeologists used lidar laser scanners to map the war zone and turn up some remarkable finds.

www.wired.com
On Jul 14, 2018
@WIRED shared
Laser-shooting planes are uncovering the horror and humanity of World War I: https://t.co/ebOkYCVG56 https://t.co/cutsBQEEUG
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Laser-Shooting Planes Uncover the Horror and Humanity of World War I

Instead of digging into Belgium's Ypres Salient, archaeologists used lidar laser scanners to map the war zone and turn up some remarkable finds.

Siemens turns a 1965 Ford Mustang into a driverless race car

On Jul 14, 2018
@DigitalTrends shared
Old horses. New tricks. https://t.co/cQ02Urfp5H #Mustang #autonomous
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Siemens has turned a 1965 Ford Mustang into a self-driving race car. It keeps the carbureted, 4.7-liter V8 engine but it gains sensors and powerful onboard computers that will help it race up the Hillclimb at the annual Goodwood Festival of Speed without human input. ...

www.digitaltrends.com
On Jul 14, 2018
@DigitalTrends shared
Old horses. New tricks. https://t.co/cQ02Urfp5H #Mustang #autonomous
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Siemens turns a 1965 Ford Mustang into a driverless race car

Siemens has turned a 1965 Ford Mustang into a self-driving race car. It keeps the carbureted, 4.7-liter V8 engine but it gains sensors and powerful onboard computers that will help it race ...

The President in Conversation With MIT’s Joi Ito and WIRED’s Scott Dadich

On Jul 10, 2018
@WIRED shared
RT @nxthompson: Just rereading this great Obama interview on AI with @Joi and @sdadich. So much of it is spot-on, like this graph. https://t.co/CmFJ5hQdTd https://t.co/XVEeT1NQNy
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The president in conversation with MIT's Joi Ito and WIRED editor-in-chief Scott Dadich.

www.wired.com
On Jul 10, 2018
@WIRED shared
RT @nxthompson: Just rereading this great Obama interview on AI with @Joi and @sdadich. So much of it is spot-on, like this graph. https://t.co/CmFJ5hQdTd https://t.co/XVEeT1NQNy
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The President in Conversation With MIT’s Joi Ito and WIRED’s Scott Dadich

The president in conversation with MIT's Joi Ito and WIRED editor-in-chief Scott Dadich.

Self-Driving Cars Likely Won’t Steal Your Job (Until 2040)

On Jun 14, 2018
@WIRED shared
RT @WIREDTransport: A new report finds that while some jobs, like trucking, will eventually fade, autonomous tech will benefit the economy overall. https://t.co/rHQOBgBZP4
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A new report finds that while some jobs, like trucking, will eventually fade, autonomous tech will benefit the economy overall.

www.wired.com
On Jun 14, 2018
@WIRED shared
RT @WIREDTransport: A new report finds that while some jobs, like trucking, will eventually fade, autonomous tech will benefit the economy overall. https://t.co/rHQOBgBZP4
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Self-Driving Cars Likely Won’t Steal Your Job (Until 2040)

A new report finds that while some jobs, like trucking, will eventually fade, autonomous tech will benefit the economy overall.

How autonomous vehicles will compound electric-car benefits

On Jul 3, 2018
@TomBamonte shared
“Making the vehicles autonomous has two main benefits: It makes moving to fleets of vehicles cheaper by reducing labor costs, and their software can learn the most efficient routes to pick up and drop off multiple strangers.” https://t.co/SSUxwwlGkL
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A lot of ink has been spilled over self-driving cars lately—whether they'll work, how they work, and the potential for accidents. What hasn't been discussed as much is how autonomous vehicles could help the environment. ...

www.greencarreports.com
On Jul 3, 2018
@TomBamonte shared
“Making the vehicles autonomous has two main benefits: It makes moving to fleets of vehicles cheaper by reducing labor costs, and their software can learn the most efficient routes to pick up and drop off multiple strangers.” https://t.co/SSUxwwlGkL
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How autonomous vehicles will compound electric-car benefits

A lot of ink has been spilled over self-driving cars lately—whether they'll work, how they work, and the potential for accidents. What hasn't been discussed as much is how autonomous ...

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WIRED is where tomorrow is realized.

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

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

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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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The best in tech, science, aerospace, DIY and auto news. Customer Service: http://t.co/rYWTFWzg2R

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Robot builder

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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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Writer. Feminist. Snack-enthusiast. Liberal. ALL OVER THE PLACE, out May 2017 by @HachetteUS RTs are marriage proposals

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Research scientist at OpenAI. Previously CS PhD student at Stanford. I like to train Deep Neural Nets on large datasets. On a quest to solve intelligence.

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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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Artificial Intelligence expert, co-Founder https://t.co/ffnBW3N64g, Director @nuclai conference, Deep Learning #ML research, ex-R☆/Guerrilla #AI Programmer. #⚘

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Improving global mobility with connected car services, driver apps, smart city analytics & enterprise solutions. Corporate parent of @parkme & @opencarinc

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

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

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