Archive | January, 2021

Self-Driving Tech Heads To Transit With New Flyer’s Autonomous Electric Bus

Billions of dollars have poured into research and testing by companies like Waymo, Cruise, Amazon’s Zoox and TuSimple to teach cars and trucks how to drive. Up to now, transit has been an afterthought.

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Retail traders storm back, pushing GameStop futures above $400—while the rest of the market sinks

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Good morning, Bull Sheeters. It’s Friday. Let’s play a thought experiment: your we-the-people broker informs you: We’ve instituted a new rule: you cannot buy the hottest stocks on the market; you can only

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University will stop using controversial remote-testing software following student outcry

Students head to class at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. | E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Images

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign announced that it will discontinue its use of remote-proctoring software Proctorio after its summer 2021 term. The decision follows almost a year of outcry over the service, both on UIUC’s

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Amazon and the University of Southern California will create a machine learning research center

USC Viterbi School of Engineering. (USC Photo)
Amazon is helping to create a machine learning and artificial intelligence research lab at the University of Southern California.
The Center for Secure and Trusted Machine Learning, part of USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering, will support research that looks at new scalable ways to secure and preserve privacy in machine learning. Amazon and

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Robot Advancement Requires Operational Data And Stakeholder Alliances

Disinfecting Robots Thrive Globally Headquartered in Odense, Denmark, UVD Robots is a subsidiary of Blue Ocean Robotics that develops, produces, and sells ultra violet (UV)-disinfection robots to prevent hospital acquired infections.

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How AI is Transforming Online Marketing

AI is swiftly working its way into many facets of our everyday lives. With more and more companies using AI, it isn’t an exaggeration to say AI might bring the next industrial revolution. It has already started making large strides in areas such as customer service, but what can it do for online advertising?
It’s Revolutionizing Email Marketing
Email marketing

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Self-Driving Cars Spurring Nearby Human Drivers Into Speeding And Abysmal Reckless Driving

Turns out that law abiding self-driving cars can inadvertently spur nearby human drivers into rather bad driving practices.

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The Internet needs a Richard Simmons

If the Internet was a patient, its health would be so poor that it risks not only its own wellbeing but that of everyone around it. 

This characterization comes from the mouth of Mozilla executive director Mark Surman, who was summarizing the nonprofit’s annual Internet Health Report. The report, released on Thursday, relies on knowledge from researchers,

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