Self-driving Cars Will Be Tested in Diverse New York City

General Motors announced that it would begin testing its self-driving cars in New York City next year which shows a high degree of confidence, given the level of density and human randomness.

Usually at this point I would point out the job loss that will result with all those automated autos which would naturally be cabs […]

Tech Companies Are Making Us Less Free, Warns Tucker Carlson

The recent violence of Charlottesville, Virginia, and the overwrought reactions to it in certain quarters were on Tucker Carlson’s mind on Wednesday in his introductory monologue and follow-up discussion with Mark Steyn.

Protesters got in each other’s faces in Charlottesville.

Both agreed that big tech businesses have become very controlling of the behavior of citizens in ways […]

Japan Uses Robots to Make Up for Decreasing Population

Japan is an interesting place in that it hasn’t allowed immigration and so has a monoculture. It seems like that lack of diversity allows them to experiment in the comfort of their own tribe.

The Japanese take on robots is unique: they appreciate human-like machines that imitate our movements and speech very well. Which may be […]

Self-Driving Cars Advance toward Automated Future -- with Bumps along the Road

The big auto companies — and a few techies like Google — are locked in competition to see who will dominate the coming self-driving market and the automated transportation future. The companies may imagine that cities will buy whole fleets of autonomous cars which will replace the privately owned vehicles that clutter up the streets and […]