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Monthly report: September 2018

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 108 influencers like Thomas Bamonte and WIRED, discussing hashtags such as #Tele2IoT , #InsideIoT and #WIRED25.
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Security News this Week: IBM Made Cops a Tool to Search Surveillance Video by Skin Color

On Sep 8, 2018
@WIRED shared
The NYPD gave IBM video and images from CCTV cameras placed all around New York City, enabling the tech company to refine image recognition search by facial features, including skin tone and body type. More in our security news roundup. https://t.co/JmmhTLJD9W
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A British Airways breach, a fake Army site, and more of the week's top security news.

www.wired.com
On Sep 8, 2018
@WIRED shared
The NYPD gave IBM video and images from CCTV cameras placed all around New York City, enabling the tech company to refine image recognition search by facial features, including skin tone and body type. More in our security news roundup. https://t.co/JmmhTLJD9W
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Security News this Week: IBM Made Cops a Tool to Search Surveillance Video by Skin Color

A British Airways breach, a fake Army site, and more of the week's top security news.

Smart agriculture? A huge step towards a truly connected world

On Sep 11, 2018
@nokia shared
RT @tele2iot: #Tele2IoT #InsideIoT blog post "Smart agriculture? A huge step towards a truly connected world". Guest blog by @Nokia @nokianetworks https://t.co/jk4OU4l8j8 https://t.co/ZbuZRraOJs
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Reflections about the future of agriculture and how they are contributing by pushing the future of agriculture to the next level and creating a smarter world.

www.tele2iot.com
On Sep 11, 2018
@nokia shared
RT @tele2iot: #Tele2IoT #InsideIoT blog post "Smart agriculture? A huge step towards a truly connected world". Guest blog by @Nokia @nokianetworks https://t.co/jk4OU4l8j8 https://t.co/ZbuZRraOJs
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Smart agriculture? A huge step towards a truly connected world

Reflections about the future of agriculture and how they are contributing by pushing the future of agriculture to the next level and creating a smarter world.

Cars Are the Future

On Sep 11, 2018
@Jalopnik shared
Cars are the future https://t.co/0JD2T1ih2E https://t.co/fhzjfrB6hH
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Self-driving autonomous concepts are all the rage these days, with Volvo introducing its 360c concept last week and Mercedes unveiling its own yesterday, while GM came out with their own phoned in version earlier this year. ...

jalopnik.com
On Sep 11, 2018
@Jalopnik shared
Cars are the future https://t.co/0JD2T1ih2E https://t.co/fhzjfrB6hH
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Cars Are the Future

Self-driving autonomous concepts are all the rage these days, with Volvo introducing its 360c concept last week and Mercedes unveiling its own yesterday, while GM came out with their own ...

The Latest Battleground for Chipmakers: Self-Driving Cars

On Sep 12, 2018
@WIRED shared
As smartphone and laptop sales level off, semiconductor companies are looking for the next big growth market. One potential market: self-driving cars https://t.co/kbmLFhKLxy
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Japan's Renesas is buying Integrated Device Technology to bolster its position in the automotive market.

www.wired.com
On Sep 12, 2018
@WIRED shared
As smartphone and laptop sales level off, semiconductor companies are looking for the next big growth market. One potential market: self-driving cars https://t.co/kbmLFhKLxy
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The Latest Battleground for Chipmakers: Self-Driving Cars

Japan's Renesas is buying Integrated Device Technology to bolster its position in the automotive market.

A New Doppler Lidar Solves Self-Driving Cars’ Need for Speed

On Sep 5, 2018
@WIRED shared
This new kind of lidar uses the Doppler effect to add another dimension to the way self-driving cars understand the world around them. https://t.co/qyTPHd0P4Z
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Blackmore's lidar laser scanner detects not just where things are, but how fast they're moving—a potentially key feature for globe-trotting robo-cars.

www.wired.com
On Sep 5, 2018
@WIRED shared
This new kind of lidar uses the Doppler effect to add another dimension to the way self-driving cars understand the world around them. https://t.co/qyTPHd0P4Z
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A New Doppler Lidar Solves Self-Driving Cars’ Need for Speed

Blackmore's lidar laser scanner detects not just where things are, but how fast they're moving—a potentially key feature for globe-trotting robo-cars.

Self-Driving Car Developers Should Put Pedestrians First

On Sep 16, 2018
@TomBamonte shared
“In 2013, there were 3.4 road traffic deaths per 100,000 people in the Netherlands; figure for the U.S. was 10.6. Extravagant promises about the driverless future too often distract us from implementing effective, inexpensive, low-tech improvements today.” https://t.co/BgvE7eFCjb
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Opinion: Contrary to the hype, walkers and bikers are much smarter than autonomous vehicles

www.wired.com
On Sep 16, 2018
@TomBamonte shared
“In 2013, there were 3.4 road traffic deaths per 100,000 people in the Netherlands; figure for the U.S. was 10.6. Extravagant promises about the driverless future too often distract us from implementing effective, inexpensive, low-tech improvements today.” https://t.co/BgvE7eFCjb
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Self-Driving Car Developers Should Put Pedestrians First

Opinion: Contrary to the hype, walkers and bikers are much smarter than autonomous vehicles

The Volvo 360c Concept Solves One of the Biggest Problems With Self-Driving Cars

On Sep 5, 2018
@Jalopnik shared
The Volvo 360c concept solves one of the biggest problems with self-driving cars https://t.co/Mb1m1QCnnB https://t.co/rNklgi0g3u
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Volvo wants to have an autonomous car that you can “eat, sleep, do whatever” in by 2021, an aggressive target but one illustrative of the company’s desire to skip over Level 3 altogether and go straight to full autonomy. ...

jalopnik.com
On Sep 5, 2018
@Jalopnik shared
The Volvo 360c concept solves one of the biggest problems with self-driving cars https://t.co/Mb1m1QCnnB https://t.co/rNklgi0g3u
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The Volvo 360c Concept Solves One of the Biggest Problems With Self-Driving Cars

Volvo wants to have an autonomous car that you can “eat, sleep, do whatever” in by 2021, an aggressive target but one illustrative of the company’s desire to skip over Level 3 altogether ...

The robot that watches as you cross the road

On Sep 1, 2018
@transportgooru shared
RT @medialab: "As our relationship with self-driving technology increases, we need to ensure it is designed around human behaviours and needs." @JLR_News is testing self-driving pods that visibly signal that they’ve seen pedestrians. https://t.co/9UKVshnlh8
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Jaguar Land Rover is using a self-driving robot to gauge the behaviour of people crossing the road.

www.bbc.com
On Sep 1, 2018
@transportgooru shared
RT @medialab: "As our relationship with self-driving technology increases, we need to ensure it is designed around human behaviours and needs." @JLR_News is testing self-driving pods that visibly signal that they’ve seen pedestrians. https://t.co/9UKVshnlh8
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The robot that watches as you cross the road

Jaguar Land Rover is using a self-driving robot to gauge the behaviour of people crossing the road.

Top Influencers

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

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

Follow 7.5k Followers

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

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Autoweek is a grouping of platforms dedicated to the car enthusiast. With a fortnightly print magazine, up-to-the-minute website

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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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Founder, President Udacity.

Follow 51.3k Followers

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Founder & CEO, DeepMind - the developers of #AlphaGo and Atari DQN. Working on General AI. Trying to understand what is *really* going on in the universe.

Follow 62.7k Followers

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Founded in 2010. Building Artificial General Intelligence. The creators of #AlphaGo and Atari DQN

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Prof (CS @Stanford), Director (Stanford AI Lab), Chief Scientist AI/ML (Google Cloud), Researcher in #AI, #computervision, #ML, cognitive neuroscience.

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

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