Hit the Sim
A flight simulator to train drones. Also: All kinds of AI progress. — FTN DAILY EDITION #121, Innovation & Technology
Tell your drone to hit the sim
A simulation suite for autonomous vehicles just went open-source.
AirSim was built on the Unreal Engine, and is available on GitHub through an open source license.
AIs start to teach themselves new tricks.
Gamalon calls the technique it employed Bayesian program synthesis.
Time can be a tricky thing for global databases. Google figured it out.
It hopes to convince customers that Spanner provides an easier way of running a global business, a easier way of replicating their data across multiple regions and, thus, guard against outages.
Ready for take off
Passenger transportation by drone will be available in Dubai this summer.
Starting this July, the largest city in the United Arab Emirates will see people traveling across its skies in single-passenger drones.
A new technology promises radical energy saving in smartphones.
Yeah, it’s complicated.
The first white collar jobs are being replaced by robots.
The AI system will be used to read and understand medical certificates, hospital stays, surgical procedures, and medical history to make a more accurate assessment of payouts.
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