Birds & Oceans & Wildfires, Oh My! How Machine Learning Is Changing Climate Research

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sat, 25 Jan 2020 23:35:52 +0000

The varied techniques and technologies in the category of machine learning have become much more accessible to many more researchers and are enabling massive gains in climate and environmental research. Global policy and local budgetary and response practices are increasingly informed by this transformative approach. 

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Expert In Autonomous Flight Explains How It Compares To Tesla’s Full Self Driving — CleanTechnica Video Interview

Credit to Author: Chanan Bos| Date: Sun, 10 Nov 2019 23:48:08 +0000

There are about 100 companies out there developing eVTOL (electric vertical take off and landing) vehicles, but there are only a handful of companies developing the AI that will power them and one day turn them into robotaxis, autonomous delivery drones, and any other airborne function that does not require a pilot. One of the leaders in this field is Daedalean, a company best in Switzerland

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Tesla Full Self Driving — When in Rome …

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2019 06:06:45 +0000

Tesla Full Self Driving (FSD) might be feature complete by the end of this year. That means a Tesla will be able to drive itself in normal traffic from one location to another, using highways when needed, but in a rudimentary way. As a human driver with a learner’s permit, who is allowed to drive but only with an experienced driver beside him or her who can intervene when needed, these Tesla vehicles have to be monitored by a normal human driver

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Tesla Smart Summon Is Deemed Safe Enough & Came Just In Time

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 19:17:21 +0000

Some argue that Tesla Smart Summon should not be released because it is “beta” software. That is not a strong argument. According to Beta refers to the phase in software development between the alpha phase and the release candidate phase. Beta software is generally considered “complete” by the developer but still not ready for general use due to a lack of testing “in the wild.”

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What Coal Generators Should Know About the EPA’s Proposed ACE Rule

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule is proposed to replace the 2015 Clean Power Plan—which the Supreme Court stayed in February 2016 and never went into effect. According to the EPA, the replacement is necessary because the Obama-era Clean Power Plan “exceeded the EPA’s authority.” However, like the Clean Power Plan, […]

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