Marc-André Turgeon

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Artificial Intelligence (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

1. The History of AI<p>The field of artificial intelligence (AI) officially started in 1956, launched by a small but now-famous DARPA-sponsored summer …

Forces of change: The future of mobility

A number of forces are converging to change the way people and goods travel from point A to point B. The resulting new mobility ecosystem could have …

La plateforme d’une ville

Un document extrêmement intéressant de la CNIL qui traite de plusieurs questions brûlantes d’actualité dans le domaine des villes intelligentes et de …

Vehicle data is more profitable than the car itself

Today’s cars are already data centers on wheels. They can have up to 100 in-built sensors permanently monitoring speed, engine temperature and …

7 promising tech startups shaking up the auto industry

The auto industry is undergoing a massive shift as it ushers in the technologies behind electric and autonomous vehicles and onboard tech designed to improve or enhance the driving experience. But to fully understand how those changes are manifesting, and how they could evolve in the future, we …

The Top 10 IoT Segments in 2018 – based on 1,600 real IoT projects - IoT Analytics

It’s that time again to cut through the clutter of marketing messages and explore some real-world implementations for the Internet of Things! As part …

Internet of Things

Electric Vehicle Sales In Canada, 2017

By Eric Schmidt<p>In Electric Vehicle News<p>0<p>The final numbers for 2017 are in. First, we cover the Fast Five, then dive into the detail.<p>Fast Five for …

Electric Vehicles

VW adopts WLANp wireless protocol to network all its cars in 2019

Volkswagen wants to let you know that it has its eye on the future, specifically where vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-environment communication is concerned. You see, VW has committed to having all of its production vehicles adopt the WLANp (aka IEEE 802.11p) wireless communication protocol as …

Why Tesla's Autopilot Can't See a Stopped Firetruck

On Monday, a Tesla Model S slammed into the back of a stopped firetruck on the 405 freeway in Los Angeles County. The driver apparently told the fire …

Tesla

Apple Just Gave a Private Demo of Its Latest Self-Driving Tech

Apple’s AI team gave AI researchers a sneak peek at several driving projects.<p>At a private workshop held this week for AI researchers, Apple …

Machine Learning

To See the Future of Cities, Watch the Curb. Yes, the Curb

When Greg Rogers left his gig as a Washington, DC, lobbyist in 2015, he did what any savvy, mid-20s kid with a car and a light wallet might: He …

The Inconvenient Truth about Smart Cities

This week, we learned that tech guru and mega philanthropist Bill Gates purchased 25,000 acres of land in Arizona with the intent to build a smart …

Uber is buying $1 billion worth of self-driving cars from Volvo

Five months into Uber’s campaign to improve relations with its drivers, the company has inked a deal with Volvo to buy tens of thousands of autonomous vehicles that could eventually replace them.<p>The non-exclusive deal is one of the largest commercial orders for self-driving cars yet, building on a …

Budget 2017: UK to launch self-driving cars on British roads by 2021

Embattled chancellor will sweep away regulation to allow testing of cars and put up £1bn for tech<p>Driverless cars will be on Britain’s roads by 2021 as a result of sweeping regulatory reforms that will put the UK in the forefront of a post-Brexit technological revolution, Chancellor Philip Hammond …

Tesla Unveils an Electric Rival to Semi Trucks

HAWTHORNE, Calif. — Tesla has aimed to reinvent the automobile and the way electricity is generated for homes. With those efforts still in progress, it is setting out on another quest: to remake the multibillion-dollar trucking industry.<p>In an elaborately produced nighttime presentation by its chief …

How does the new Tesla Roadster stack up against today’s supercars?

Elon Musk has a talent for unleashing bombshell surprises, and he definitely topped himself with the unexpected reveal of the second-generation Tesla …

Roadsters

Google’s AI Wizard Unveils a New Twist on Neural Networks

If you want to blame someone for the hoopla around artificial intelligence, 69-year-old Google researcher Geoff Hinton is a good candidate.<p>The droll …

Quantum Computers Pose Imminent Threat to Bitcoin Security

The massive calculating power of quantum computers will be able to break Bitcoin security within 10 years, say security experts.<p>Bitcoin is taking the …

Mining

Volkswagen to Invest $12 Billion in Electric Cars for China

One of Germany's largest automakers will heavily invest in China's quest for electrified cars.<p>Volkswagen<p>The internal combustion engine has had its …

How India is paving the way for an electric future

<b>New Delhi:</b> When India’s state-owned Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) awarded a coveted Rs1,120 crore order in September to Tata Motors Ltd to …

How Mercedes Is Preparing For The 4th Industrial Revolution: Big Data, Machine Learning And Drones

In an era of great uncertainty and disruption for automotive manufacturers, Mercedes and its parent company Daimler are jumping in full throttle as leaders of the 4th Industrial Revolution. Not only are they designing new vehicles, but their services, influence in the transportation industry and …

Machine Learning

GM promises profitable electric cars in wake of Tesla’s Model 3 fiasco

(<i>Reuters</i>) — General Motors (GM) plans to launch a new family of electric vehicles in 2021 that will cost less to build and make a profit for the U.S. No. 1 automaker, Chief Executive Mary Barra told investors on Wednesday.<p>Her plans represent a direct challenge to money-losing electric vehicle …

Mary Barra

An executive’s guide to machine learning

It’s no longer the preserve of artificial-intelligence researchers and born-digital companies like Amazon, Google, and Netflix.<p><b>Machine learning</b> is …

Machine Learning

VOLKSWAGEN GROUP AND GOOGLE WORK TOGETHER ON QUANTUM COMPUTERS

Nov 7, 2017<p><b>The companies intend to build up specialist knowledge together and to carry out practically oriented research</b>• <b><br>Volkswagen Group IT is</b> …

Why Montreal Has Emerged As An Artificial Intelligence Powerhouse

Yoshua Bengio is one of the foremost thinkers in a field within artificial intelligence known as artifical neural networks and deep learning. Although significant progress has been made in recent years due to (among other factors) the combination of the proliferation of data, the decreasing cost of …

Artificial Intelligence

Full Tilt: When 100% of Cars Are Autonomous

Our familiar car culture would die — and a new one would arise.

What is a CapsNet or Capsule Network?

<i>What is a Capsule Network? What is a Capsule? Is CapsNet better than a Convolutional Neural Network (CNN)? In this article I will talk about all the</i> …

Deep Learning

Capsule Networks May Replace Neural Networks in AI

If you have a recent phone, odds are you have a neural net in your pocket or handbag. That’s how ubiquitous neural nets have become. They’ve got …

Trams are back in fashion. So is a sense of collective imagination about our cities

What is light rail, anyway? As the saying about good and bad art goes, it’s the kind of thing that you know when you see it. It tends to defy strict definitions, though: there are streetcars that run on rails in the street, there’s light rail that looks like train transport, but a bit smaller, …

Self-Driving Buses Could Really Reinvent Transportation Systems

<b>Published on</b> November 9th, 2014 | <i>by Cynthia Shahan</i><p>41<p>Self-Driving Buses Could Really Reinvent Transportation Systems<p>November 9th, 2014 by <b>Cynthia Shahan</b><p>…