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Super Cruise: Will Cadillac's self-driving car be better than Tesla?

Posted on 04/10 23:09 in Shows | 0

The company said Super Cruise will be the safest self-driving technology on the highway because of extensive features that make sure the driver doesn’t forget about driving the car.“Unlike other driver assistance systems,” Cadillac says, “Super Cruise utilizes two advanced technology systems — a driver attention system and precision lidar map data — to ensure safe and confident vehicle operation.

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Nvidia claims Pascal GPUs would challenge Google's TensorFlow TPU in updated benchmarks

Posted on 04/10 21:17 in Shows | 0

Last week, we covered Google’s internal benchmarks of its own TPU, or tensor processing unit.Here’s Nvidia: Nvidia’s claim that the TPU has 13x the performance of K80 is provisionally true, but there’s a snag.

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Uber sued for shortchanging drivers with new upfront pricing system

Posted on 04/10 19:37 in Shows | 0

The proposed class action lawsuit claims that Uber regularly shows higher fares to riders than it does to drivers.Before upfront pricing was rolled out last year, Uber riders always had to worry their ride would end up being much more expensive based on the time of day and traffic conditions.

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Daimler-Bosch alliance aims at self-driving taxis by early 2020s

Posted on 04/10 16:43 in Shows | 0

Prior to the hookup, Mercedes-Benz reportedly had two engineering teams totaling 500 people working on autonomous driving.Google first showed an autonomous car in 2012, developed in part with help from Bosch.

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Drill baby drill: Japanese scientists hope to reach the Earth's mantle in massive borehole project

Posted on 04/10 15:50 in Shows | 0

Despite multiple previous attempts and multiple boreholes of significant depth, we’ve never managed to drill far enough to see what lies beneath the Earth’s rocky crust.All of the drilling sites are in the ocean because the Earth’s crust is roughly twice as thick on land as it is over water.

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Diving into Project Scorpio's backwards compatibility, 4K, VR, and 1080p support

Posted on 04/10 14:04 in Shows | 0

Now that we’ve discussed the basic technical specs of Project Scorpio, Microsoft’s follow-up to the original Xbox One, it’s time to cover some of the ancillary information, like 4K support, 1080p goodies, and VR functionality.All Xbox Scorpio games (that’s our shorthand, not Microsoft’s specific nomenclature) are required to be backwards-compatible with Xbox One titles.

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Nether Disruptor and Command Center Buildings, Tweets, Con Before the Storm, DLC #579

Posted on 04/10 00:15 in Shows | 0

A new player (or even someone new to a particular tooltip) doesn’t need tons of detail.German also uses long words that can look bad in a narrow tooltip space if they get hyphenated a a lot.

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BlizzCon Tickets on Sale in Twenty Minutes

Posted on 04/08 18:42 in Shows | 0

The first batch of BlizzCon 2017 tickets will go on sale Wednesday, April 5 at 7:00 p.If you manage to grab tickets during this first sale, a second batch will go on sale Saturday, April 8 at 10:00 a.

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Patch 7.2.5 - Guardian Druid Changes, Destruction Warlock Resource Changes, Arena Cup

Posted on 04/07 23:59 in Shows | 0

In my earlier post on this thread, I mentioned we were already considering what the right changes to Guardian would be going into Tomb, but that it was likely going to be for 7.I imagine the first change is most pertinent to those focused on the broader issue of tank balance.

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Delphi looks to profit from your connected car's data

Posted on 04/07 22:42 in Shows | 0

However, Delphi also wants to turn a buck on the data generated by the cars and their occupants.The company collects data on the car’s operation and the interaction between the occupants and the car.

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Scientists find Earth-like planet with an atmosphere just 39 light-years away

Posted on 04/07 20:16 in Shows | 0

If you’re looking for an Earth-like planet with an atmosphere, you need only go outside.That’s where astronomers have discovered an exoplanet called GJ 1132b, which appears to have an atmosphere.

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Microsoft finally reveals exactly what telemetry Windows 10 collects about your PC

Posted on 04/07 16:18 in Shows | 0

Ever since Microsoft launched Windows 10, privacy advocates and concerned users have loudly argued that the firm needed to improve and clarify its privacy policies.To date, the company has mostly ignored those requests, though Windows 10’s recent Creators Update did move the ball forward in some meaningful ways.

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Astronomers switch on globe-spanning Event Horizon Telescope

Posted on 04/07 13:47 in Shows | 0

They’re all artist’s renderings, or possibly a real image of the superheated gas around a black hole.The Event Horizon Telescope consists of eight radio telescopes around the world, all of which will cooperate by observing the same objects.

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Patch 7.2 - April 6 Hotfixes, Blue Posts, Tweets, Journey to Un'Goro

Posted on 04/07 08:39 in Shows | 0

() The vendors are in Dalaran in Greymane's Enclave for the Alliance and Windrunner's Sanctuary for the Horde.2 in a few days now, many advancements to World Quests (rare q's, class q's, multipart q's, zone invasions), let us know what you think!

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Nvidia debuts new Titan Xp top-end GPU, now with Mac support

Posted on 04/06 23:55 in Shows | 0

Now, Nvidia is rectifying that issue with a full-fat GP102 part — the Titan Xp.The Titan Xp sports 3840 cores, 240 texture units, and 96 ROPS, compared with the 1080 Ti’s 3584:224:88 configuration.

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Microsoft's new Project Scorpio Xbox could blow the PS4 Pro out of the water, challenge high-end PCs

Posted on 04/06 21:37 in Shows | 0

37x higher than the Xbox One, while the GPU’s core count has increased by 3.The Xbox One was criticized for its decision to rely on cheaper DDR3 rather than going the unified GDDR5 route Sony chose.

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Adobe teases AI-based tools to make great portrait photos out of lousy ones

Posted on 04/06 19:36 in Shows | 0

Smartphones are by far the world’s most popular cameras, but they certainly aren’t the best.This is similar to the style transfer capability that Adobe Research teased earlier this week, but simplified and shrunk into a smartphone platform.

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Breakthrough Stanford experiment shakes up our model of the brain's spatial orientation system

Posted on 04/06 18:38 in Shows | 0

Your brain has a built-in GPS system, with bespoke cells for speed, location, direction and more.Now a group of scientists from Stanford have further advanced our understanding of the brain’s spatial orientation system — by shaking up our models in a big way.

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Baidu AI achieves 'zero shot learning' ability using natural language

Posted on 04/06 17:45 in Shows | 0

This allowed the Baidu AI to achieve what’s called zero shot learning — the ability to solve a learning task without having received any previous examples of solving such a task, something that has remained elusive for AIs up to this point.Voila: one shot learning.

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Google's dedicated TensorFlow processor, or TPU, crushes Intel, Nvidia in inference workloads

Posted on 04/06 16:13 in Shows | 0

Several years ago, Google began working on its own custom software for machine learning and artificial intelligence workloads, dubbed TensorFlow.Now, Google has released some performance data for their TPU and how it compares to Intel’s Haswell CPUs and Nvidia’s K80 (Kepler-based) data center dual GPU.

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