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Contributor: Zsolt Bodnar

Bodnar ZsoltZsolt Bodnár is a journalist writing for Qubit.hu, a Hungarian website covering science, technology and business. Previously, he worked at HVG Online, one of the largest Hungarian news sites, and he has a degree in communication and media.

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Jack Stilgoe about autonomous cars

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Jack Stilgoe about autonomous cars

Interview with Jack Stilgoe, associate professor at University College London, fellow of the Alan Turing Institute, about autonomous car. "I think the uptake of self-driving cars at scale will require substantial changes to behaviours, infrastructures and the rules of the road, as well as improvements in the technology inside the cars." Do you think it ...

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Patrick Lin about autonomous cars

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Patrick Lin about autonomous cars

Interview with Patrick Lin, director of the Ethics + Emerging Sciences Group at California Polytechnic State University, about autonomous car. "Computer vision, including algorithms that process images, still need improvement. They still have a hard time picking up small objects, like animals, as well as distinguishing shadows and dark spaces, like a pothole." Who should ...

Autonomous cars : will roads be safer if algorithms replace human drivers?

Autonomous cars : will roads be safer if algorithms replace human drivers?

Research on autonomous cars has received a boost from the European Parliament, but the technology still raises many questions. Can it be safe and ethical? Will it totally eliminate the need for human drivers? And, of course: when will this happen?