Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Self-Driving Car Developers Should Put Pedestrians First

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Self-Driving Car Developers Should Put Pedestrians First

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Natalie Behring/ReutersSince March, when an autonomous vehicle killed a pedestrian in Arizona, forecasts for AVs have been decidedly less optimistic. But autonomous vehicle promoters are undeterred. AI entrepreneur Andrew Ng contends that self-driving cars will be safe for pedestrians when walkers and cyclists conform to their limitations. “What we tell people is, ‘Please be lawful…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired GitHub Developers Are Giving Microsoft a Chance

Hexbyte Tech News Wired GitHub Developers Are Giving Microsoft a Chance

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Earlier this month Microsoft announced plans to buy the code-hosting and collaboration site GitHub for $7.5 billion. It’s hard to overstate how important GitHub is to modern software development. The service boasts about 28 million users and hosts 85 million codebases for a wide variety of organizations, including Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, Walmart, and the…