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The False Comfort of Human Oversight as an Antidote to A.I. Harm

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In April, the European Commission released a wide-ranging proposed regulation to govern the design, development, and deployment of A.I. systems. The regulation stipulates that "high-risk A.I. systems" (such as facial recognition and algorithms that determine eligibility for public benefits) should be designed to allow for oversight by humans who will be tasked with preventing or minimizing risks. Often expressed as the "human-in-the-loop" solution, this approach of human oversight over A.I. is rapidly becoming a staple in A.I. policy proposals globally. And although placing humans back in the "loop" of A.I. seems reassuring, this approach is instead "loopy" in a different sense: It rests on circular logic that offers false comfort and distracts from inherently harmful uses of automated systems. A.I. is celebrated for its superior accuracy, efficiency, and objectivity in comparison to humans.


Why to Invest in ARKQ, Artificial Intelligence

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Artificial intelligence (AI) may be the most disruptive of all the disruptive technologies. At the very least, AI's depth and rapid evolution are fast it making it a foundation in myriad industries – a status that carries with it an assortment of investment implications. A plethora of exchange traded funds offer AI exposure in varying forms, but one of the dominant forces in that group is the ARK Autonomous Technology & Robotics ETF (CBOE: ARKQ). The actively managed ARKQ isn't a dedicated AI fund, but it features exposure to industries AI intersects with, including 3D printing, autonomous transportation, energy storage, robotics, and space exploration. As is the case with so many disruptive technologies, hardware and semiconductors are the backbones of AI, and that's not going to change anytime soon.


On the road to smart cities: Where smart vehicles stand and where they're going

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IMAGE: Researchers explore the past, present, and future of smart vehicles and what their integration with smart cities would take. Central to any technological progress is the enrichment of human life. The internet and wireless connectivity have done that by allowing not only virtually anyone anywhere to connect real time, but by making possible connections between humans and a range of intelligent devices both indoors and outdoors, putting smart cities on the horizon. One key aspect of realizing smart cities is "smart vehicles", the latest development in intelligent transportation systems (ITS), which involve the integration of communication, mapping, positioning, network, and sensor technologies to ensure cooperative, efficient, intelligent, safe, and economical transportation. For decades, research on bringing to the streets smart vehicles that operate successfully as part of smart city infrastructure has focused on improving computing paradigms for vehicular network connectivity.


TuSimple's autonomous truck cuts 10 hours off 900-mile trek across the US

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With ambitions to establish a network of autonomous trucking routes across the US, transport startup TuSimple is taking some steady and significant steps forward as it proves its technology through trials and expands into Europe. The latest test run for its self-driving trucks involved hauling a load of fresh produce over hundreds of miles across the US, where it demonstrated that it can complete such tasks in a fast and highly efficient fashion. Previously, we've seen TuSimple's Level 4 autonomous trucks use its variety of cameras and sensors to move goods as part of trials for the US Postal Service and shipping giant UPS. This time around, the startup has partnered with fresh produce provider The Giumarra Companies and Associated Wholesale Grocers to explore autonomous trucking's potential in the fresh food industry. The trial started in Nogales, Arizona, where TuSimple's truck was loaded up with fresh watermelons from Giumarra's facility.


Build Real World Data Science And Machine Learning Projects

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According to Stanford Researcher, John McCarthy, "Artificial Intelligence is the science and engineering of making intelligent machines, especially intelligent computer programs. Artificial Intelligence is related to the similar task of using computers to understand human intelligence, but AI does not have to confine itself to methods that are biologically observable." Simply put, AI's goal is to make computers/computer programs smart enough to imitate the human mind behaviour. Knowledge Engineering is an essential part of AI research. Machines and programs need to have bountiful information related to the world to often act and react like human beings.


AI 50 2021: America's Most Promising Artificial Intelligence Companies

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The Covid-19 pandemic was devastating for many industries, but it only accelerated the use of artificial intelligence across the U.S. economy. Amid the crisis, companies scrambled to create new services for remote workers and students, beef up online shopping and dining options, make customer call centers more efficient and speed development of important new drugs. Even as applications of machine learning and perception platforms become commonplace, a thick layer of hype and fuzzy jargon clings to AI-enabled software.That makes it tough to identify the most compelling companies in the space--especially those finding new ways to use AI that create value by making humans more efficient, not redundant. With this in mind, Forbes has partnered with venture firms Sequoia Capital and Meritech Capital to create our third annual AI 50, a list of private, promising North American companies that are using artificial intelligence in ways that are fundamental to their operations. To be considered, businesses must be privately-held and utilizing machine learning (where systems learn from data to improve on tasks), natural language processing (which enables programs to "understand" written or spoken language) or computer vision (which relates to how machines "see"). AI companies incubated at, largely funded through or acquired by large tech, manufacturing or industrial firms aren't eligible for consideration. Our list was compiled through a submission process open to any AI company in the U.S. and Canada. The application asked companies to provide details on their technology, business model, customers and financials like funding, valuation and revenue history (companies had the option to submit information confidentially, to encourage greater transparency). Forbes received several hundred entries, of which nearly 400 qualified for consideration. From there, our data partners applied an algorithm to identify 100 companies with the highest quantitative scores--and that also made diversity a priority. Next, a panel of expert AI judges evaluated the finalists to find the 50 most compelling companies (they were precluded from judging companies in which they have a vested interest). Among trends this year are what Sequoia Capital's Konstantine Buhler calls AI workbench companies--building of platforms tailored to different enterprises, including Dataiku, DataRobot Domino Data and Databricks.


Airo self-driving electric car cleans other car's pollution while driving

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Heatherwick Studio's concept electric car was presented at the Shanghai Motor Show 2021 in April. The Airo was designed by the London design studio for IM Motors and is a fully electric vehicle with autonomous and driver-controlled modes. The Airo will run on electric power, producing no fossil fuel pollutants as it moves around the city. But the car goes further in its environmental ambition as it also comes complete with a state-of-the-art HEPA filtering system that actively cleans the air from the pollution of other vehicles as it passes through the under-carriage, leaving the air around it cleaner. In addition to its embedded air-filtering system, Airo's customizable interior can be configured into multiple functional spaces that turn the car into a moving room or a space for your life.


Pinaki Laskar on LinkedIn: #autonomousvehicles #adas #artificialintelligence

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AI Researcher, Cognitive Technologist Inventor - AI Thinking, Think Chain Innovator - AIOT, XAI, Autonomous Cars, IIOT Founder Fisheyebox Spatial Computing Savant, Transformative Leader, Industry X.0 Practitioner Trying to understand how people react on the road in traffic with other road users so that we could begin to extrapolate what happens when you have robo car in that mix. What will that be like? And what can we anticipate will be the nature of the interactions? We went through a category of interaction that we expected to be problematic, which is how people negotiate stops at intersections. We thought this would be a little bit challenging from an autonomous vehicle standpoint with turns and stops.


tech company working on driverless car fleet

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This May 13, 2014 file photo shows a row of Google self-driving Lexus cars at a Google event outside the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. AP Google has been working on driverless technology through Waymo, a spin-off from its main holdings company. Though autonomous revenues will not grow until 2030 the driverless vehicle market is of clear interest to many businesses and governments alike, with Germany set to invest €58 … In April 2019, the company began running driverless car trials on selected public roads in Bromley and Croydon in London, partnering with the government-funded initiative StreetWise. Our all-electric, self-driving fleet will offer more freedom, more time, and more peace of mind. At that time, we reported that Apple was operating 66 vehicles. Check out these 21 self-driving car companies that are ushering in the next generation of travel. The Big Three automaker has worked hard to rebrand itself as a mobility company, introducing an app, running autonomous shuttles and bike-sharing systems, and promoting a vision of connected, mobility-as-a-service solutions with the Detroit company … The researchers, from the University of Cambridge, programmed a small fleet of miniature robotic cars to drive on a multi-lane track and observed how the traffic flow changed when one of the cars stopped. If there was one company that is keeping pace with GM's driverless car tech right now, it's Alphabet's Waymo, formerly known as Google's self-driving car project. Driverless cars are finally coming to New York. Apple Inc. has held talks with Hyundai Motor Co. about working on driverless, electric vehicles, the South Korean car company has said. Facebook/LeEco LeEco is working on a car dubbed the LeSEE, pictured above, … Source: Flickr/jurvetson Source: Flickr/jurvetson With Uber accused of industrial espionage, the heat is on in driverless tech Waymo LLC is an American autonomous driving technology development company. Overseas, tech company Baidu is partnering with manufacturers in China. It’s right around the corner. The self-driving car company has around 600 vehicles in its fleet and makes its own sensors in-house. Ford exemplifies the reinvention approach. Should driverless car businesses leverage this aspect of car rental companies, they would be able to offer their services to millions of customers worldwide. Courtesy Courtesy Israeli company Arbe Robotics , a provider of real-time 4D imaging radar chipsets for ADAS (advanced driver-assistance systems), is partnering with AutoX, a leading Chinese robotaxi (self-driving taxi) firm, to integrate its tech in the company’s fleet of Level 4 autonomous vehicles. We’re Cruise, a self-driving car service designed for the cities we love. We publish all the tricks and solutions to pass each track of the crossword puzzle. AutoX's driverless vehicle fleet. Johann Jungwirth, the German company's chief digital fully mapped. A fleet of driverless cars working together to keep traffic moving smoothly can improve overall traffic flow by at least 35 percent, researchers have shown. If there was one company that is keeping pace with GM's driverless car tech right now, it's Alphabet's Waymo, formerly known as Google's self-driving car project. Yandex began working on driverless technology in 2016 and tested its first cars in 2017. Although its CEO has warned driverless cars might be further off than people realize, he has also promised that the company will build parts and sensors whether cars are 10%, 80%, or 100% autonomous. Apple acquired Drive.ai to boost its self-driving car efforts. Waymo’s tech peer Apple is also quietly progressing on its self-driving car technology. Yandex began working on driverless technology in 2016 and tested its first cars in 2017. Optimus Ride, a self-driving tech company, is launching a fleet of six cars at Brooklyn's Navy Yard on Wednesday in a … Facebook/LeEco LeEco is working on a car dubbed the LeSEE … With the release of nine reports, the California Department of Motor Vehicles has created what is likely the first public data set on driverless car crashes in the U.S. Arity Arity Founded: 2016What they do: Arity utilizes breakthrough big data capabilities to identify traffic patterns for predicting and reducing risk in … Despite two recent fatal crashes involving driverless cars, experts argue that self-driving cars will eventually be safer than human-driven ones. The cars are currently being tested in Russia's Skolkovo and Innopolis tech parks. Hi Tech Robotic Systemz: With a focus on enriching human life through smart Top 12: Autonomous developments 01 May 2019 Autonomous driving is the next big step for many OEMs, but technology companies are keen to get in on the act and drive through this change. The driverless car has metamorphosed from a superfluous autonomous machine to the vehicle of choice for tech giants hoping to boast their technical prowess and visionary thinking. Nearly every major car manufacturer and tech company is working on the concept. Ford’s latest driverless car project will add 100 autonomous vehicles to the company’s current test fleet, which operates in at least six cities across the U.S. As of June 30, Google has quite the driverless car fleet, with 34 of the Koala vehicles and 24 Lexus SUVs retrofitted with Google's driverless tech on the road. First fleet of driverless taxis launches in Beijing with rides costing $4.60 Baidu rolled out 10 Apollo Go Robotaxis in Shougang Park in Beijing's outskirts These … It’s been insistent in the past that driverless … But the company now has other things to worry about—namely, the safety of its driverless fleet. Headed by Pinaki Laskar, Fisheyebox’s driverless car comes with AIOS, car operating system, technology innovation that has made its trail run. These vehicles are more than just AV showmanship, Ford says that they have “launch-intent” technologies in them that the company plans to use in commercialized self-driving cars. The car features 12 cameras, radars, laser scanners and If driverless car tech will truly reduce the rate of accidents, car companies will want to push this tech forward. The number of Apple’s self-driving cars then remained the same (66 vehicles) since 68 cars. . Here are all the Tech company working on driverless car fleet answers for CodyCross game. Its autonomous driving arm signed an agreement last week with Volvo Cars, owned by Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, for its self-driving test fleet, the company said. Sort of. Once self-driving tech developers, like Waymo, scales its fleet for It is a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc, the parent company of Google.Waymo operates a commercial self-driving taxi service in the greater Phoenix, Arizona area called


Complete Python3 Bootcamp

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Welcome to the Complete Python Bootcamp: Go Beginner to Expert in Python 3! Become a Python Programmer and learn one of employer's most requested skills of 2020! Python is consistently ranked in either first or second place as the most in-demand programming languages across the job market. It has applications in data science, machine learning, web development, self-driving cars, automation, and many many other disciplines. There has never been a better time to learn it! The course follows a modern-teaching approach where students learn by doing.