Archive | April 2016

Nvidia GPU-powered autonomous car teaches itself to see and steer | Network World

 

Nvidia’s breakthrough is the autonomous vehicle automatically taught itself to drive by watching how a human drove.

Source: Nvidia GPU-powered autonomous car teaches itself to see and steer | Network World

Tesla will install more energy storage with Solarcity in 2016 than the USA installed in 2015 | Electrek

It looks like Tesla is about to change the battery game – this time by installing more energy storage capacity in 2016 with SolarCity alone than all of the USA installed in 2015. In a recent …

Source: Tesla will install more energy storage with Solarcity in 2016 than the USA installed in 2015 | Electrek

The driverless truck is coming, and it’s going to automate millions of jobs | TechCrunch

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Shipping a full truckload from L.A. to New York costs around $4,500 today, with labor representing 75 percent of that cost. But those labor savings aren’t the only gains to be had from the adoption of driverlesstrucks.

In the Future, We Will Photograph Everything and Look at Nothing – The New Yorker

As our relationship with photography shifts, will desktop-based photo-editing programs like the Google Nik Collection go the way of the film camera?

Source: In the Future, We Will Photograph Everything and Look at Nothing – The New Yorker

Microsoft releases open source CentOS-based ‘Linux Data Science Virtual Machine’ for Azure

Microsoft is both an open source and Linux champion nowadays — on the surface at least (pun intended). In other words, while it does embrace those things, we may not know the motivation&…

Source: Microsoft releases open source CentOS-based ‘Linux Data Science Virtual Machine’ for Azure

Ouch, Red Hat gets a slapping. Volkswagen chooses Mirantis for its OpenStack needs | Network World

Bring your popcorn because the soap opera continues.

“Volkswagen evaluated several major OpenStack distribution vendors and it came down to Mirantis versus Red Hat at the end. Volkswagen brought Red Hat and Mirantis teams to Wolfsburg, Germany, where the companies demonstrated capabilities of their respective OpenStack distributions across 64 different use cases. Mirantis OpenStack emerged on top with an execution rate of 98 percent. Mirantis OpenStack will be used for Volkswagen group cloud across all 12 brands, spanning dozens of data centers and thousands of compute hosts.”

Boris Renski, co-founder Mirantis

Source: Ouch, Red Hat gets a slapping. Volkswagen chooses Mirantis for its OpenStack needs | Network World