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Monthly report: May 2018

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 66 influencers like Popular Science and WIRED, discussing hashtags such as #AI , #ConnectedCar and #IoT.
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Director Andrew Niccol Lives in His Own Truman Show (And So Do You)

On May 10, 2018
@WIRED shared
RT @backchnnl: To Gattaca director Andrew Niccol, the appeal of science fiction is its effectiveness as a Trojan horse that can smuggle tricky or challenging ideas onto the screen https://t.co/2oS8ktpRN2
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In his latest movie, Anon, Andrew Niccol revisits many of the themes—surveillance, technology, artifice—that have defined his career.

www.wired.com
On May 10, 2018
@WIRED shared
RT @backchnnl: To Gattaca director Andrew Niccol, the appeal of science fiction is its effectiveness as a Trojan horse that can smuggle tricky or challenging ideas onto the screen https://t.co/2oS8ktpRN2
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Director Andrew Niccol Lives in His Own Truman Show (And So Do You)

In his latest movie, Anon, Andrew Niccol revisits many of the themes—surveillance, technology, artifice—that have defined his career.

How Autonomous Cars See The World

On May 22, 2018
@TomBamonte shared
How Autonomous Cars See The World. Excerpt from coming book summarizes the methods. https://t.co/h3mZfO2q0k via @jalopnik
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If we’re going to be talking and thinking about autonomous cars, self-driving cars, robo-cars, drive-o-droids (copyright pending) or whatever the hell we want to call these things, we should get a sense of exactly what they do and how they do it. ...

jalopnik.com
On May 22, 2018
@TomBamonte shared
How Autonomous Cars See The World. Excerpt from coming book summarizes the methods. https://t.co/h3mZfO2q0k via @jalopnik
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How Autonomous Cars See The World

If we’re going to be talking and thinking about autonomous cars, self-driving cars, robo-cars, drive-o-droids (copyright pending) or whatever the hell we want to call these things, we ...

Uber Shuts Down Arizona Self-Driving Vehicle Operations

On May 23, 2018
@autolist_dave shared
RT @WSJTech: Uber shut down its self-driving vehicle program in Arizona https://t.co/oJ48ZqImm0
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Uber is closing down its self-driving vehicle program in Arizona about two months after one of its robot cars struck and killed a pedestrian there.

www.wsj.com
On May 23, 2018
@autolist_dave shared
RT @WSJTech: Uber shut down its self-driving vehicle program in Arizona https://t.co/oJ48ZqImm0
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Uber Shuts Down Arizona Self-Driving Vehicle Operations

Uber is closing down its self-driving vehicle program in Arizona about two months after one of its robot cars struck and killed a pedestrian there.

The Unavoidable Folly of Making Humans Train Self-Driving Cars

On May 24, 2018
@WIRED shared
Robots could be better at driving than humans, but that's challenging when humans are teaching robots how to drive https://t.co/NeTYoXos0G
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Humans are terrible at paying attention when they're doing all the driving. Too bad we need them to help the robots take their place.

www.wired.com
On May 24, 2018
@WIRED shared
Robots could be better at driving than humans, but that's challenging when humans are teaching robots how to drive https://t.co/NeTYoXos0G
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The Unavoidable Folly of Making Humans Train Self-Driving Cars

Humans are terrible at paying attention when they're doing all the driving. Too bad we need them to help the robots take their place.

How to Interact With Robots Without Embarrassing Yourself

On May 13, 2018
@WIRED shared
In this experiment, tiny drones crash into people to make better robots https://t.co/kOMTsYiEiR https://t.co/3W8Dnsg2q5
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Researchers are crashing tiny drones into PhD students to make humans and machines get along better.

www.wired.com
On May 13, 2018
@WIRED shared
In this experiment, tiny drones crash into people to make better robots https://t.co/kOMTsYiEiR https://t.co/3W8Dnsg2q5
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How to Interact With Robots Without Embarrassing Yourself

Researchers are crashing tiny drones into PhD students to make humans and machines get along better.

Didi and Volkswagen partner to develop a 'purpose-built' fleet and scale up autonomous driving capabilities

On May 3, 2018
@TomBamonte shared
China may see big AV robotaxi launch. https://t.co/DbVkrUvSuJ
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Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing is nearing an agreement with Volkswagen (VW) to deploy a "purpose-built" fleet of VW vehicles in its home country. The G

uk.businessinsider.com
On May 3, 2018
@TomBamonte shared
China may see big AV robotaxi launch. https://t.co/DbVkrUvSuJ
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Didi and Volkswagen partner to develop a 'purpose-built' fleet and scale up autonomous driving capabilities

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing is nearing an agreement with Volkswagen (VW) to deploy a "purpose-built" fleet of VW vehicles in its home country. The G

Investing in Artificial Intelligence: A Path for US Leadership

On May 10, 2018
@nvidia shared
RT @NvidiaAI: [email protected]’s Ian Buck joins @WhiteHouse officials and other tech leaders to discuss U.S. leadership in #AI. https://t.co/TIQ5PyE3mg https://t.co/JGVRkIo8Uf
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I am fortunate today to be in Washington with leaders from three dozen companies, including many of our close partners, to discuss with administration officials how the U.S. can continue to lead the world in research, development and the adoption of artificial intelligence. ...

blogs.nvidia.com
On May 10, 2018
@nvidia shared
RT @NvidiaAI: [email protected]’s Ian Buck joins @WhiteHouse officials and other tech leaders to discuss U.S. leadership in #AI. https://t.co/TIQ5PyE3mg https://t.co/JGVRkIo8Uf
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Investing in Artificial Intelligence: A Path for US Leadership

I am fortunate today to be in Washington with leaders from three dozen companies, including many of our close partners, to discuss with administration officials how the U.S. can continue to ...

This self-driving car relies on spinning lasers to navigate down rural roads

On May 16, 2018
@PopSci shared
This self-driving car relies on spinning lasers to navigate down rural roads https://t.co/vC2eO1k8p3 https://t.co/XaIqmY3IHw
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If you hope to ride in a driverless car someday, chances are that the trip will take place in an urban area. But MIT is focusing on the country.

www.popsci.com
On May 16, 2018
@PopSci shared
This self-driving car relies on spinning lasers to navigate down rural roads https://t.co/vC2eO1k8p3 https://t.co/XaIqmY3IHw
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This self-driving car relies on spinning lasers to navigate down rural roads

If you hope to ride in a driverless car someday, chances are that the trip will take place in an urban area. But MIT is focusing on the country.

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

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We come from the future

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

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West coast bureau guy for @Automotive_News. Bike/ski/surf nerd with an elderly F-150 named Groot. @latimes alum. Send bacon: [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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You've never done carsharing like this before.

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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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