Friday, June 24, 2016

A self-driving car built by a single person

George Hotz Is Taking on Tesla by Himself
"The First Person to Hack the iPhone Built a Self-Driving Car. In His Garage"

Flying cars (personal electric)

Welcome to Larry Page’s Secret Flying Car Factories - Bloomberg
Featured in Bloomberg Businessweek, June 13 - 26, 2016. Subscribe now.

Google: ML-first business

How Google is Remaking Itself as a “Machine Learning First” Company — Backchannel

"If you want to build artificial intelligence into every product, you better retrain your army of coders. Check."

"For many years, machine learning was considered a specialty, limited to an elite few. That era is over, as recent results indicate that machine learning, powered by “neural nets” that emulate the way a biological brain operates, is the true path towards imbuing computers with the powers of humans, and in some cases, super humans. Google is committed to expanding that elite within its walls, with the hope of making it the norm."

AI, Apple and Google — Benedict Evans