ESMH Media Review – February 17, 2021
Coronavirus, autonomous cars & media literacy. Check out the ESMH selection of 30 science and tech news published in the last weeks on the web.
EU Project : AUTOPILOT
AUTOPILOT: Automated driving is expected to increase safety, provide more comfort and create many new business opportunities for mobility services. The Internet of Things (IoT) will play an important role in enhancing automated driving functions, by providing information to the vehicle from a multitude of sources, from traffic lights to drones. As automated driving will ...
EU Project : AUS degree
AUS degree: For anyone interested in a career related to self-driving cars, robotics or artificial intelligence, EIT Digital Masters School offers a two-year master programme in Autonomous Systems (AUS). AUS is a combination of computer science and electronic engineering. During the programme, students will gain new skills in both areas. In computer science, relevant skills ...
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
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?
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?
ESMH Press Review – February 13, 2019
Self-driving vehicles, extinction of megafauna, the positive effect of AI on doctors: check the latest ESMH selection of 18 science and tech news published in the last two weeks all around the web. Pick your favourite from the most popular topics in the mainstream media!