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U.S. Postal Service Tests Autonomous Trucks in Two-Week Pilot Program

On 21 May 2019, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) launched a two-week pilot program that utilizes self-driving trucks to transport mail from Phoenix, Arizona to Dallas, Texas. This test is a major step toward commercializing autonomous vehicle (AV) technology for hauling freight. The self-driving trucks traveled on major interstates, covering more than 21,000 in 45 […]

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Are We Ready for Pilotless Planes?

While the government’s vision is to have driverless cars on the road by 2021, new research shows that 57% of UK citizens wouldn’t feel safe in an autonomous vehicle (AV). However, nearly two-thirds of respondents said they feel safe when flying aboard an airplane. What many respondents may not realize is pilots train in a […]

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The Race to the Edge of the Network

Edge computing is a distributed, open IT architecture that features decentralized processing power, enabling mobile computing and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies. In edge computing, data is processed by the device itself or by a local computer or server, rather than being transmitted to a data center. Allowing large amounts of data to be processed […]

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Ethical AI Design: AI and Ethics in Design course program from IEEE now available for pre-order

Achieve Ethical AI Design with New IEEE Course Program

In an effort to prioritize ethical considerations in the design and development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Autonomous Systems (AS), the IEEE Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems (AI/AS) was formed. Representing the input of more than 100 experts in AI, law, ethics, and policy, it released a ground-breaking document, […]

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