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Tesla Pausing Model 3 Production

Tesla Factory

The troublesome Tesla Model 3 is on hold, as the company tries to correct what company founder Elon Musk has said was “over-automation.” “Humans are under-rated,” Musk said on Twitter earlier this week. BuzzFeed reported Tuesday that production on the company’s first mid-priced, mass-produced electric car would pause for four or …

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Uber Still Holds Hope for Autonomous Cars

Driverless Volvo Uber

Uber Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said this week that the company still believes it has an important role in the future of autonomous vehicles, and that driverless cars will be an important part of the future of the company. Khosrowshahi’s remarks were the first extensive ones on the future of …

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Scientists Grow Nice Veggie Crop in Antarctic Greenhouse

DLR's Antarctic Greenhouse With Plants

German scientists working in Antarctica have grown a crop of vegetables for the first time without soil or daylight in a project aimed at learning how to grow fresh food on other planets. New day, fresh harvest. The first cucumbers #madeinantarctica from our #space greenhouse Eden-ISS! 😋 🤤 🥒🥒 pic.twitter.com/ptLLDam1ra …

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App Maker Shaking Up Earthquake Warnings

Seismogram

A small number of people in California saw Thursday’s 5.3 magnitude earthquake coming. They were among a group of beta testers of an app called QuakeAlert, that provided warnings several seconds ahead of the quake, potentially giving some users time to get to safe spots. Hundreds of alerts went out, …

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This Computer Knows What You’re Thinking

Drawing of a man with hands on forehead and the word Telepathy

Computer, you read my mind. Researchers at MIT have developed a computing system that can learn to interpret words someone is thinking – but not actually saying out loud. It’s like voice-recognition software, but without the voice. A description of the project from MIT says the device works by using …

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Cloud Security Conference Set for Orlando

Cloud Security

The Cloud Security Alliance Congress, a major cloud computing security conference, will be held in Orlando in December, the group announced this week. The CSAC North America will take place Dec. 10-13 at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate. The conference will be presented in collaboration with MIS Training Institute (MISTI), …

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