What you Create for an Audience of One is Much More Likely to Reach An Audience of Millionshttps://medium.com/@skooloflife/what-you-create-for-an-audience-of-one-is-much-more-likely-to-reach-an-audience-of-millions-9473bb2de64bOne of the great paradoxes of creative work is that what we create for an audience of one is much more likely to reach an audience of millions. When we sanitize and optimize our work in the hopes of driving eyeballs and clicks, the work loses its authenticity and potential resonance.
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Nobody Wants to Let Google Win the War for Maps All Over Again – Bloomberghttps://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-02-21/nobody-wants-to-let-google-win-the-war-for-maps-all-over-again?utm_campaign=news&utm_medium=bd&utm_source=applenewsSelf-driving cars need painfully detailed data on every inch of street. Can automakers solve the problem without the reigning superpower of maps? Google won by blanketing the globe with its street-mapping cars and with software expertise that couldn’t be matched by navigation companies, automakers and even Apple Inc. Nobody wants to let Google win again.
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/01/02/travel/29travel-tips-quiz.html?recid=0yegwVBeIsQ4Ndh1ovDtelZsTzB&sl_rec=thompson_sample_dedup_sticky&contentCollection=smarter-living&mData=articles%255B%255D%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fwww.nytimes.com%252F2017%252F12%252F08%252Fsmarter-living%252Fblack-ice-driving.html%253Frecid%253D0yegwVBeIsQ4Ndh1ovDtelZsTzB%2526sl_l%253D1%2526sl_rec%253Dthompson_sample_dedup_sticky%26articles%255B%255D%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fwww.nytimes.com%252Finteractive%252F2018%252F01%252F02%252Ftravel%252F29travel-tips-quiz.html%253Frecid%253D0yegwVBeIsQ4Ndh1ovDtelZsTzB%2526sl_rec%253Dthompson_sample_dedup_sticky&hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=smarterLiving-promo-region®ion=smarterLiving-promo-region&WT.nav=smarterLiving-promo-region&_r=0How savvy a traveler are you? Here are a few questions, culled from recent articles in our Travel Tips collection, to test your travel smarts.
https://www.wired.com/story/2017-was-the-year-the-robots-really-truly-arrived/?mbid=nl_123017_daily_list1_p1They escaped the factory floor and started conquering big cities to deliver food. Self-driving cars swarmed the streets. And even bipedal robots strolled out of the lab and into the real world.
https://www.wired.com/story/math-says-youre-driving-wrong-and-its-slowing-us-all-down/?CNDID=49046367&mbid=nl_121517_daily_list3_p4A new study in IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems mathematically models the implications of the larger problem: You’re not keeping the right distance from the car behind you.
Apple research gives a peek at its self-driving car planshttps://www.engadget.com/2017/11/22/apple-research-self-driving-cars/Apple opens up (a bit) on its self-driving vehicle LiDAR research. The study shows how it spots cyclists and pedestrians using fewer sensors.
Apple’s autonomous car software uses neural networks to improve navigation, object detection – TechRepublichttps://www.techrepublic.com/article/apples-autonomous-car-software-uses-neural-networks-to-improve-navigation-object-detection/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27689259515740508250262421970472In a research paper, Apple scientists explain how new software can help self-driving cars identify pedestrians and cyclists by improving LiDAR.
Royal Caribbean’s high-tech ship lets you be lazier than ever – CNEThttps://www.cnet.com/news/royal-caribbeans-high-tech-ship-lets-you-be-lazier-than-ever-vr-self-driving-shuttles/?ftag=CAD1acfa04&bhid=27170905380744054130315685538756The cruise line is getting close to mastering a true no-effort vacation.
Apple’s self-driving tech appears to be one fully-contained unithttps://www.engadget.com/2017/10/18/apple-self-driving-tech-one-fully-contained-unit/Such a design would, in theory, allow the array to be easily incorporated into any vehicle.