Waymo and DeepMind mimic evolution to develop a new, better way to train self-driving AI

Waymo and DeepMind mimic evolution to develop a new, better way to train self-driving AI

Alphabet’s autonomous driving and robotaxi company Waymo does a lot of training in order to refine and improve the artificial intelligence that powers its self-driving software. Recently, it teamed up with fellow Alphabet company and AI specialist DeepMind to develop new training methods that would help make its training better and more efficient. The two…

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Zoox’s self-driving car will provide a smooth ride via independent active suspension

Zoox’s self-driving car will provide a smooth ride via independent active suspension

Zoox CTO and co-founder Jesse Levinson revealed a few more details today about the company’s autonomous vehicle hardware, which it’s designing along with its software stack from the ground up. Levinson told us onstage at TC Sessions: Mobility that Zoox’s vehicle will have fully independent active four-wheel suspension — a design detail that will translate…

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Cisco to Pay $8.6 Million in Settlement Over Vulnerabilities in Video Surveillance Software It Sold to Feds, States

Cisco to Pay $8.6 Million in Settlement Over Vulnerabilities in Video Surveillance Software It Sold to Feds, States

Photo: Richard Drew (AP)Cisco Systems has agreed to an $8.6 million settlement with the federal government stemming from allegations it “improperly sold video surveillance software with known vulnerabilities to U.S. federal and state governments,” Reuters reported on Wednesday.According to Reuters, the case began eight years ago and underlying claims related to the settlement were unsealed…

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United Airlines Announces Extended Flight Cancellations Due to Grounded Boeing 737 Max

United Airlines Announces Extended Flight Cancellations Due to Grounded Boeing 737 Max

A Boeing 787 Dreamliner operated by United Airlines takes off at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on January 9, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.Photo: GettyFlight cancellations continue as the Boeing 737 Max remains grounded pending an ongoing review of its software update, with United Airlines on Friday announcing yet another schedule revision.A spokesperson said the…

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MIT researchers are working on AI-based knitting design software that will let anyone, even novices, make their own clothes

MIT researchers are working on AI-based knitting design software that will let anyone, even novices, make their own clothes

The growing popularity of 3D printing machines and companies like Thingiverse and Shapeways have given previously unimaginable powers to makers, enabling them to create everything from cosplay accessories to replacement parts. But even though 3D printing has launched a new world of customized objects, most of us are still buying clothes off the rack. Now…

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