D.C. police closed the 1300 block of F Street NW to motorized traffic after hundreds of demonstrators filled the roadway to denounce the president-elect.
Elon Musk must be feeling pretty pleased right about now. A long-awaited National Highway Traffic Safety Administration review of a fatal accident that occurred in May 2016 has concluded the driver’s Tesla Model S, which was in self-driving “Autopilot” mode at the time of the crash, was not defective. Show More Summary
Derek Jeter’s The Players’ Tribune has pulled in another $40 million in a Series C round of funding, bringing their overall funding so far to almost $60 million. Steven Perlberg of The Wall Street Journal writes that the new fundingShow More Summary
Ubisoft Motion Pictures has announced Stephen Gaghan will write and direct the upcoming film based on The Division. Academy Award winner and fellow Kentuckian Gaghan won the Oscar for writing Traffic, and was also nominated for Syriana, which he both wrote and directed. The Division film will star Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica Chastain, and each will […]
Following on from Assassin’s Creed, Ubisoft have announced there’s going to be a film of The Division. Films! Pictured yesterday. It’s being ‘done’ by Stephen Gaghan, who also did Traffic and Gold, apparently. So that’s good isn’t it? Details are thin on the ground to be honest because you know how these things are. Show More Summary
Earlier today, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration published a detailed report absolving Tesla of fault in a May 2016 crash. That incident saw a Tesla under the control of semi-autonomous Autopilot software run into the...Show More Summary
When Adam MacLeod got a traffic-cam ticket, he wasn't about to just cut a check and call it a day. Being an associate professor of law, MacLeod decided to fight the ticket. Or rather, as he describes it, to turn "a routine traffic ticket into the constitutional trial of......
Ubisoft Motion Pictures has announced that Stephen Gaghan will write and direct The Division, its big screen adaptation of the Tom Clancy game. Gaghan is known for writing Traffic, and for writing and directing Syriana. Traffic won an Academy Award, while Syriana was nominated. Show More Summary
NHTSA wraps a six-month investigation into whether a flaw in Tesla's Autopilot led to a crash that killed a Florida driver in May of 2016.
New year, new laws: recently enacted legislation states that all of us California kids aren’t allowed to hold our smartphones at all while driving, unless we want a hefty fine. So check out these handy mounts and accessories for easy hands-free phone usage, and save that ticket money for something nice for yourself: [ more › ]
Crash rates for Tesla vehicles have plummeted 40% since Autopilot was first installed, according to a government report released on Thursday. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released the report after closing its six-month investigation into Tesla's first known Autopilot fatality. Show More Summary
(Princeton University, Engineering School) Researchers wrote computer programs that found patterns among anonymized data about web traffic and used those patterns to identify individual users. The researchers note web users with active social media are vulnerable to the attack. Show More Summary
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has closed the book on a six-month investigation into the death of a Tesla owner — and enthusiast — who died in a car piloted by the company’s semi-autonomous Autopilot system. What did the federal investigation uncover? Not enough to warrant a recall or further probing into the technology. Show More Summary
A Model S instrument panel illustrates the road ahead using Tesla's Autopilot system,prior to the 8.0 software update.(Christopher Goodney/Bloomberg) The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ended a six-month review of Tesla's Autopilot system spurred by a fatal Florida crashand other incidents involving the semi-autonomous driving feature, finding no specific flaw in [...]
The Washington Post's Dr. Gridlock explains how to prepare for the inauguration in Washington, D.C., as traffic and road closures increase.
Eliminating a potential obstacle to the development of self-driving technology such as developments from Apple's "Project Titan," the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Thursday that there was no evidence a fatal Tesla accident in May was caused by an autonomous driving system defect demanding a recall.
On January 13, 2017, Cal Arts presented The Path and the Expanse, a concert of music by Jürg Frey, a member of the Wandelweiser collective. A modest crowd braved Friday the 13th traffic to gather at The Wild Beast for an evening of intense concentration and state of the art experimental music. Five different pieces […]
Ubisoft is going to the movies. The French video game publisher announced today that Academy Award winner Stephen Gaghan, director of Traffic, will write and direct the upcoming film version of Ubisoft’s The Division. Ubisoft Motion Pictures will develop the film with Jake Gyllenhaal’s and Riva Marker’s (Beasts of No Nation) Nine Stories and Jessica […]
Last year, Tesla's Autopilot tech suffered its first casualty when a Florida man was killed while using the semi-autonomous driving system. Now the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has completed its investigation...Show More Summary
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