driverless cars

  1. LoveTheBlues

    DoorDash acquires Scotty Labs for teleoperation of food deliveries Interesting that DoorDash has now overtaken both GrubHub and UberEats as the largest food delivery service. Here is the copy from the story linked above: SAN FRANCISCO — Food delivery company DoorDash...
  2. UberLyftFlexWhatever

    Driverless cars are coming to Chicago, Illinois

    02/10/2019, 05:00am A new Illinois state law went into effect that prevents local municipalities from banning autonomous cars. In Oct former Gov. Bruce Rauner signed an executive order directing the Illinois Department of Transportation to develop a program to test and plan for the arrival of...
  3. RideshareSpectrum

    Rethinking Transportation

    This is for everyone that drives. Some may have seen this report and dismissed it, but from a position of knowledge and personal experience I can promise you that this is the blueprint for the future of transportation as we know it that has been adopted and is already being implemented...
  4. R.M.Ahmad

    Driverless cars and Boris Bikes

    Driverless cars and Boris Bikes. Yesterday I saw Boris Bikes on a road. They reminded me with driverless cars. It is possible to use driverless cars, as minicabs, like Boris Bikes. The rider needs to know how to control it if needed and the rider has to go to it. For reasons of security and...
  5. Maven

    Humans Don't Handle Abrupt SDC Braking Well Humans Don't Handle Abrupt Braking In Autonomous Cars Very Well August 3 2017 by Ryan Felton Photo: University of Michigan Do you love that sensation of suddenly being hurled forward when you have to...
  6. Maven

    Must Bikes & SDCs Talk for Safety?

    NPR all Tech Considered July 24, 2017 by Margaret J. Krauss Bikes May Have To Talk To Self-Driving Cars For Safety's Sake Anthony Rowe, an associate professor at...
  7. Maven

    Apply for a NYS Autonomous Vehicle Technology Demonstration / Testing Permit

    NYS has pulled the trigger and decided to actually do it, joining California, Nevada and Arizona. There was a lot of discussion back in May about this possibility. Last year, NYC began considering supporting infrastructure...
  8. Maven

    AI genius leaves Princeton lab to beat Uber, Google, and Intel

    Business Insider - March 18 2017 - In the spring of 2016, Dr. Jianxiong Xiao — affectionately known among students and staff as "Professor X" — said goodbye to his plum professorship at Princeton and his post as the founding director of the school's Computer Vision and Robotics Labs. By the...
  9. SafeT

    Uber 'driverless' car blows through red light on first day use in San Fran

    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A self-driving Uber car was caught on camera apparently running a red light in San Francisco Wednesday. Uber launched the fleet of self-driving Volvo SUV’s Wednesday morning, just hours before the incident. Dashboard video from a Luxor Cab captured the Volvo apparently...
  10. RedoBeach

    Fake Uber Vehicle Operator Job Scam

    It appears Uber has found a new way to take advantage of drivers and get free labor simultaneously. "The writer with the username “ryab012' starts off by warning others against wasting their time applying for an Uber ATC job. 'I believe the UBER ATC is disguising research as fake job...
  11. problemchild5150

    It's here!

    Happening sooner than you thought. Rolls out in San Francisco.
  12. NoCommission

    Schwarzenegger in Uber's driverless car

    "Sue me D.H." It sounds like he was talking to Travis.
  13. L

    5 year notice for Lyft Drivers

    Yes the title is sensational. Lyft cofounder explains how he plans to have a driverless fleet. His plan for phasing us out. "I get that side of the humanity, but you’ve positioned yourselves as the company that cares about your drivers. How will they be affected as you move toward autonomy...
  14. UberReallySucks

    Uber believes its business model will work just fine when it cuts drivers out of the equation

    Uber IPO: Losing Luster After a $1.2 Billion Loss One day, Uber will go public. Don't buy into the hype. By John Divine | Staff Writer Aug. 29, 2016, at 10:55 a.m. It's not a secret. Private investors in the ride-hailing company need an Uber initial public offering to cash out. It's going to...
  15. U-Bro

    Driverless cars around the corner

    Now this looks promising: a 3D printed bus that can be assembled and put on the road in 1 day. Forget Google, Uber, or others...this is real and it will hit the roads much sooner than you think. Still considering doing the knowledge or getting a PCO licence? Invest into 3D printer instead and...
  16. makes_sense

    Who is going to buy a driverless car they aint cheap people ?

    Tesla: Automaker Unveils New Lower-Cost Version of Its Model S Sedan The new version of the electric sedan, called the 60, will have a range of 208 miles per charge and be priced at $66,000, the company said. The all-wheel-drive version will be priced at $71,000.
  17. Cou-ber

    Driverless Cars = Impossibility

    Last week on NPR, there was a report on how realistic it is to expect driverless cars in the next 20-30 years. Apparently, according to the Department of Transportation, 65% of US roads are too effed up to support the technology needed for this to happen. For Houston, I'd guess that number is...
  18. SafeT

    When artificial intelligence learns to hate - Would it learn to kill Uber riders?

    More bad news for Driverless car AI dreams... Microsoft AI chatbot that learns from Twitter turns into a racist troll within 24 hours Microsoft created a chatbot that tweeted about its admiration for Hitler and used wildly racist slurs against black people before it was shut down. The company...
  19. Michael - Cleveland

    The big question about driverless cars... [WashPo 2/18/16] The big question about driverless cars no one seems able to answer Washington Post 2/18/16 Will carmakers be to blame for driverless...
  20. Shan


    As much as I enjoyed the nature of the job, the flexibility, and income potential, I stopped driving a couple of months ago when I realized this truly was a short term solution for Uber. Driver partners, that is. There was no point organizing, complaining, fighting, crying, begging...