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The Social Network vs. The Street Network

by Sumeet Swarup The image of the successful Silicon Valley startup is this – a genius geek develops a brilliant tech product and rolls it out over cyberspace and takes over the world – facebook, google, Airbnb, Dropbox, linkedin, Twitter, Youtube – the list goes on. The image is epitomized by the movie “The Social Network” – Harvard dropout codes while sitting in his pyjamas and rolling out...

Uber suspends self-driving cars – humans at fault

Auto companies working on self-driving technology face the difficulty of building smarter vehicles that must not only adhere to the rules of the road but must also account for the error-prone nature of human drivers, a far more difficult variable.   This is not the first time that an autonomous car has crashed due to the fault of a human driver. This report has more on the recent accident but the ...