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Security

Why Did He Hack His Own Car?

Steve Mould hacked his own car to demonstrate how vulnerable we are.

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Maker Science

Great DIY Powerwall Project

Yesterday, the East Coast was hit hard by a tropical storm that left millions without power. That got me thinking (and searching) about off-grid alternatives, which led me to jehugarcia’s video on his home DIY Powerwall project.

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Autonomous Vehicles

A First Look at Cruise’s First Fully Driverless Car

Cruise, the self-driving subsidiary of General Motors, revealed its first vehicle to operate without a human driver, the Cruise Origin. The vehicle, which lacks a steering wheel and pedals, is designed to be more spacious and passenger-friendly than typical self-driving cars. Cruise says the electric vehicle will be deployed as part of a ride-hailing service, […]

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Autonomous Vehicles

Comma Two hands-on at CES 2020

Engadget takes a look at the updated self-driving car upgrade kit from Comma AI.

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AI Reinforcement Learning

AI Learns to Park with Deep Reinforcement Learning

Samuel Arzt shows off a project where an AI learns to park a car in a parking lot in a 3D physics simulation. The simulation was implemented using Unity’s ML-Agents framework (https://unity3d.com/machine-learning). From the video description: The AI consists of a deep Neural Network with 3 hidden layers of 128 neurons each. It is trained […]

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Autonomous Vehicles Site Updates

So This Happened

Last night, I was involved in a car accident when a car in front of me stopped suddenly. I reacted as quickly as I could. I was banged up a little, but I was able to walk away from the accident a bit dizzy. (I had hit my head on the door frame.) Fortunately, my […]

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