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Transportation, the industry that deals with the movement of commodities and passengers from one place to another, has gone through several studies, researches, trials, and refinements to reach where it is now. One of the major milestones in the history of transportation was the steamboat in the year 1787. Before this, people relied on animal-drawn carts for their commute. Thereafter, breakthroughs that led to the growth of the transportation industry were the invention of bicycles (early 19th century),…

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Have you ever wondered about a future where fully autonomous cars dominate the roads, and how this will impact your life? How will the way we live, work, interact socially, and care for the needy, disabled and elderly change when we expect vehicles to be able to drive themselves safely from point to point and be beckoned at any time? A machine performing intelligent actions without human supervision is one of the long-time dreams for AI and is rapidly becoming closer to reality. Understanding the Levels…

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By Calum Chace  |  December 18, 2018  | Source: CogWorld in FORBES Self-driving cars – or Autos, as I hope we’ll call them – passed several important milestones in 2018, and they will pass several more in 2019. The big one came at the end of the year, on December 5th: Google’s Autos spin-out Waymo launched the world’s first commercial self-driving taxi service, open to citizens in Phoenix, Arizona, who are not employees of the company and not bound by confidentiality agreements.   This service,…

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By Kathleen Walch  |  May 21, 2018Kathleen Walch is Co-Founder and Senior Analyst at Cognilytica Have you ever dreamed of the day where your car could drive for itself freeing you to do other things, such as reading, catching up on emails, watching a movie, or sleeping rather than focusing on the road while in the car? Automotive manufacturers and transportation technology vendors are rapidly progressing us to that goal. Indeed, we discuss that “Autonomous Everything” is one of the four key parts of our …

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By Calum Chace  |  April 27, 2018 The media today is full of stories about artificial intelligence, and there is universal agreement that it is a very big deal. But ironically, most people are not paying close attention.  This is probably because the stories are confused and confusing.  Some say that robots will take all our jobs and then turn into murderous Terminators. Others say that is all hype, and there is much less going on than meets the eye. And so most people shudder slightly, shrug their…

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Photographs by Christopher Anderson/Magnum Photos for WIRED Image: Joi Ito, Scott Dadich, and President Barack Obama photographed in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on August 24, 2016. SOURCE: WIRED   IT’S HARD TO think of a single technology that will shape our world more in the next 50 years than artificial intelligence. As machine learning enables our computers to teach themselves, a wealth of breakthroughs emerge, ranging from medical diagnostics to cars that drive themselves. A whole lot of…