Industry Insight

  • July 22, 2020 Sea Machines raises $15 million for autonomous ship navigation Autonomous ships reduce emissions while promising fewer accidents. Moreover, crewless vessels open the doors to longer research missions, as things like food and salaries are no longer logistical or budgetary concerns. READ MORE >
  • May 18, 2020 AI and Surveillance in the age of coronavirus We ponder the tension that results from finding the balance between safety and freedom through the lens of technologies involved in contact tracing and quarantine tracking and enforcement. We focus on the methods and technologies involved, like smartphone surveillance, and how and where they are being used. READ MORE >
  • December 13, 2019 NeurIPS proves machine learning at scale is hard At the world’s largest AI conference in Vancouver, researchers presented more than 1,400 papers, ranging from work that organizers believe has had the greatest impact over the past decade to Yoshua Bengio’s continued march toward consciousness for deep learning. READ MORE >
  • July 25, 2019 How to reduce bias in AI While we might be a long way from social equity, the same cannot be said for unbiased AI. It’s a problem that is being discussed widely, and advances are already being made to tackle the issue. In the future, AI may form a large part of the solution to the problem of inequity. READ MORE >
  • June 14, 2019 Artificial intelligence sees construction site accidents before they happen Big construction companies are testing technology that could save lives, & money, by predicting when accidents will happen. It’s all part of a wider trend. Using AI to monitor, quantify, & optimize work life. READ MORE >
  • April 14, 2019 3 Facets of AI Explained Are you one of the many who fears that robots may eliminate your job? Fortunately much of the fear is due in part to the difficulty in defining AI. Our guide explains AI in relation to tasks that overwhelm and frustrate recruiters, hiring managers and job seekers. A silver lining. READ MORE >
  • April 1, 2019 Stanford wants to teach its autonomous race cars to learn from their past Learn how researchers at Stanford University are leveraging the power of AI to help their autonomous prototypes learn from the past as they prepare for the future. All done on a cool race track! READ MORE >
  • March 28, 2019 Eyes on the Road! (Your Car Is Watching) As more technology creeps in to help drivers, so, too, do systems that eavesdrop on and monitor them, necessitated not by convenience but by new safety concerns. What you need to know now. READ MORE >
  • February 3, 2019 Sit back, relax, and enjoy a ride through the history of self-driving cars Yes, self-driving cars have a history, and here it's compressed into just 10 milestones. Here we go back 100 years. Really! READ MORE >
  • December 13, 2018 The WIRED Guide to Self-Driving Cars By one account, driverless tech will add $7 trillion to the global economy and save hundreds of thousands of lives in the next few decades. This guide tells the story of the self-driving car. READ MORE >
  • October 26, 2018 Driverless Cars Bloomberg looks at how driverless cars work—and presents convincing arguments for the technology. Reference shelf included. READ MORE >
  • September 14, 2018 Clearing the Confusion: AI vs Machine Learning vs Deep Learning Differences Is there a difference between artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning? Although the three terminologies are usually used interchangeably, they do not quite refer to the same things. Pictures help explain! READ MORE >
  • April 19, 2018 Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Vehicles Why is AI so popular, though it’s been around since the 1950s? The reason: The humongous amount of data that’s available. As an essential component of automated drive technology, it’s important to know how it works. READ MORE >
  • February 21, 2018 How do self-driving cars work—and what do they mean for the future? All you ever wanted to know about self-driving vehicles and autonomous or driverless cars in one article—including how they work and what they mean for the future. READ MORE >
  • November 23, 2017 Driverless cars promise far greater mobility for the elderly and people with disabilities The 60 million people who are hearing or vision impaired, the elderly who no longer drive, the 3.5 million Americans with autism, and others all will benefit from the new tech, but they have concerns. READ MORE >
  • June 10, 2016 The 3 biggest ways self-driving cars will improve our lives Erik Coelingh, Volvo's Senior Technical Leader for Safety and Driver Support Technologies, on how self-driving cars will transform our lives. READ MORE >