Self-Driving Cars Were Just Around the Corner—in 1960: RCA engineers envisioned automated electronic highways...

Self-Driving Cars Were Just Around the Corner—in 1960: RCA engineers envisioned automated electronic highways...

spectrum.ieee.org 31 Aug '16, 7pm

Photo: Joseph Scherschel/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images In the late 1950s, the Radio Corporation of America thought it had a lock on the self-driving car. The January 1958 issue of Electronic Age , RCA’s quarterly magazine, featured its vision of the “highway of the future”: “You reach over to your dashboard and push the button marked ‘Electronic Drive.’ Selecting your lane, you settle back to enjoy the ride as your car adjusts itself to the prescribed speed. You may prefer to read or carry on a conversation with your passengers—or even to catch up on your office work. It makes no difference for the next several hundred miles as ...

Better parallel performance for artificial inteligence: Fujitsu Labs has found a better way to pa...

electronicsweekly.com 31 Aug '16, 4pm
Better parallel performance for artificial inteligence: Fujitsu Labs has found a better way to parallel graph...

Using ‘AlexNet’, 64 GPUs in parallel achieve 27x the speed of a single GPU for, as far as Fujitsu can determine, the world’s fastest processi...

How do we bridge the gap between #IoT expectations & reality?

embedded-computing.com 31 Aug '16, 2pm

We have all heard the hype around the Internet of Things (IoT). Every major analyst suggests that Internet-enabled devices will change all in...

The Evolution of a DIY Circuit Board Plotter

hackaday.com 31 Aug '16, 8pm
The Evolution of a DIY Circuit Board Plotter

In this three part video series we watch [Dirk Herrendoerfer] go from scraps to a nice 3D printed assembly as he iterates through the design ...

DC Motor 3 click released

mikroe.com 31 Aug '16, 4pm
DC Motor 3 click released

DC Motor 3 click released by Srdjan Misic | August 31, 2016 The seventh click board in the motor control category debuts. Power hungry DC mot...

Advanced Building-Automation Sensors Save Energy, Enhance Safety

electronicdesign.com 30 Aug '16, 9pm
Advanced Building-Automation Sensors Save Energy, Enhance Safety

With energy usage and costs being such major issues these days, attention has now turned to c...

'Octobot' Is the First Autonmous Soft Robot - DesignNews

designnews.com 31 Aug '16, 10am
'Octobot' Is the First Autonmous Soft Robot - DesignNews

Given that Octobot is not designed to perform any specific task and doesn't have any sort of ...

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