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Autonomous Cars

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15.36 terabytes in the palm of your hand.<p>The next time your computer gives you an error about your drive reaching capacity, you have a couple of choices. You could empty your recycling bin and delete some cruft. Or you could go out and buy a freakishly large 15.36 terabyte SSD and solve all your …

Google's driverless cars skirt deer and pedestrians in Texas

By the looks of things, Google's self-driving cars have been learning a lot in Austin, Texas. In its first report since it began testing autonomous vehicles in the city, the company details the challenges its cars have had to face while driving on its roads. For instance, they've been spotting and …

When Robots Hallucinate

What do Google's trippy neural network-generated images tell us about the human mind?<p>When a collection of artificial brains at Google began generating psychedelic images from otherwise ordinary photos, engineers compared what they saw to dreamscapes. They named their image-generation technique …

Computer Science

Boeing made a laser cannon that kills drones

Worried about a future in which the skies are filled with drones? Now there’s a way to fight back: portable laser cannons.<p>Boeing has developed what …

New Mexico

Google's self-driving cars can't handle bicycle track stands

Ever performed a track stand, where you keep your bike upright at a stop without taking your feet off the pedals? If you have, you'll want to avoid trying that around Google's self-driving cars, at least for a while. One Austin-based cyclist reports an encounter where one of the autonomous cars was …