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Waymo and Intel Combine to Power the Future of Self-Driving Cars
Wired • Aarian Marshall
Udacity adds a new ‘Intro to Self-Driving Cars’ Nanodegree
TechCrunch • Darrell Etherington
Self-Driving Car 'Godfather' To Help Lyft Get Engineers, Offer Flying Car Classes
Forbes • Alan Ohnsman, Forbes Staff
You can now earn a degree in ‘self-driving cars’ courtesy of Lyft and Udacity
The Verge • Andrew J. Hawkins
Quartz is using Apple’s new AR tech to “help people understand objects in the news” on iPhones
Nieman Journalism Lab • Ricardo Bilton
You can order this drone around your home using Alexa
The Verge • Paul Miller
What a Los Angeles Artist Who Draws Monsters for a Living Can Teach You About Business
Inc. • Ben Lee
Wonder Workshop’s new CleverBot educational robots can grasp natural language
Venture Beat • Dean Takahashi
Working Up a Real Sweat With VR
The Wall Street Journal • Sarah E. Needleman
Can VR Tennis Get You Fit?
The Wall Street Journal
 
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Self-Driving Cars, Technology Industry
Waymo and Intel Combine to Power the Future of Self-Driving Cars
WiredAarian Marshall
As the self-driving car industry continues its rapid growth, it's seeing more partnership drama than a middle school dance. For months now, major companies have been hooking up—Uber and Daimler, Lyft and General Motors, Microsoft and Volvo—but Intel CEO Brian Krzanich’s announcement...
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Auto Industry, Education
Udacity adds a new ‘Intro to Self-Driving Cars’ Nanodegree
TechCrunchDarrell Etherington
You likely won’t be surprised when I tell you that building a self-driving car is difficult and complex. Udacity has tried to help address that difficulty with flexible, online education for self-driving engineers through its Self-Driving Cars Nanodegree program, and now it’s...
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Auto Industry, Education Software & Services
Self-Driving Car 'Godfather' To Help Lyft Get Engineers, Offer Flying Car Classes
ForbesAlan Ohnsman, Forbes Staff
The creator of Google's self-driving car program sees big opportunities to expand the talent pool of engineers trained to work on autonomous vehicles, and is moving into the nascent field of so-called flying cars.
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Auto Industry, Education Software & Services
You can now earn a degree in ‘self-driving cars’ courtesy of Lyft and Udacity
The VergeAndrew J. Hawkins
Lyft Starting today, online teaching startup Udacity is opening registration for a new “Intro to Self-Driving Cars” course to anyone in the world with an internet connection. The four-month “nanodegree” class is $800 to enroll, but ride-hailing service Lyft is teaming up...
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Apple Inc, News Media
Quartz is using Apple’s new AR tech to “help people understand objects in the news” on iPhones
Nieman Journalism LabRicardo Bilton
Apple’s new augmented-reality tools will open up new ways to illustrate stories: “It’s not quite drag-and-drop for producers, but it’s super close to that when it comes to the backend.” Of all the emerging technologies that Apple has its eyes on, CEO...
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Robotics, Technology Industry
You can order this drone around your home using Alexa
The VergePaul Miller
The Aire drone is one of the most ambitious home robotics projects I've ever encountered. If I hadn't seen it fly in person, I wouldn't even believe it's real. But Aire is real. It actually flies. And I actually asked it to...
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Online Television, Virtual Reality
What a Los Angeles Artist Who Draws Monsters for a Living Can Teach You About Business
Inc.Ben Lee
It's official: Every single industry has gone digital. Industries as old-school as mattresses, funeral services, and law firms are being disrupted by digital models, and the adoption rate shows no signs of slowing down. If you need more proof, look no further...
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Android (operating system), Computer & Programming Languages
Wonder Workshop’s new CleverBot educational robots can grasp natural language
Venture BeatDean Takahashi
Wonder Workshop has unveiled two new CleverBots robots for children, dubbed Cue and Dot. The robots are designed to inspire children and teens to be creative and learn how to program robots. The robots from San Mateo, California-based Wonder Workshop are among...
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Fitness Clubs & Equipment, Virtual Reality
Working Up a Real Sweat With VR
The Wall Street JournalSarah E. Needleman
When Anthony Hasson isn’t lifting weights at Wyandotte Athletic Club in Columbus, Ohio, he’s there dodging arrows and slicing bananas. The 27-year-old’s fitness routine has changed since the gym added virtual-reality headsets and videogames last year. “You don’t even realize you’re getting...
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Fitness Clubs & Equipment, Virtual Reality
Can VR Tennis Get You Fit?
The Wall Street Journal
Can VR Tennis Get You Fit? 9/19/2017 10:40AM A growing number of virtual reality games succeed at getting players off their couches. But can a VR workout really get you in shape? Exercise physiologist Marialice Kern compares tennis in VR vs. IRL...
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