Posts tagged Google
Google-backed AI network aids lead pipe cleanup in Flint, MI | Smart Cities Dive

To help with the effort in Flint, MI to replace lead pipes that have contaminated residents’ water supplies, researchers from Georgia Tech University developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system, backed by Google, to predict which of the city’s 55,000 homes are affected, according to a report in New Scientist.

Read More
Moovit Talks Urban Infrastructure Planning | PYMNTS.com

Just like cars on a highway at rush hour, transformation in city and infrastructure planning is not moving fast enough to get people where they need to go — and it’s about to become more of a problem, if Moovit Co-Founder and CEO Nir Erez is correct.

Read More
Search for Smart Mobility Infrastructure Team Narrowed to Four Candidates

The field of contenders for the state’s $5 million Smart Mobility Infrastructure Project has been narrowed to four.  Candidates were asked to propose how they would use equipment and applications to guide state and local government deployments of connected and automated vehicle technology. The teams will give formal presentations April 3, and a final selection will be announced April 5.

Read More
Waymo and Google Launch a Self-Driving Truck Pilot in Atlanta

Waymo’s  autonomous trucking program is coming along – though we haven’t heard much about it since discovering it was a real thing last year, Waymo recently announced that it’s launching a pilot program in Atlanta to focus specifically on self-driving trucks and automated logistics.

Read More
Women in Tech 2018 - with Host Chairman & Assemblyman Vanel - Jamaica, NY (3/24)
The Computer Commuter, University of Cincinnati

UC engineering professor Jiaqi Ma envisions smart cars navigating traffic in synchronicity with the road and each other. Autonomous technology is likely to be deployed in stages, which means driverless cars will share the road with human drivers.

Read More
Internet of Things: Safety, Security and Privacy. Interview with Vint G. Cerf

I had the pleasure to interview Vinton G. Cerf. Widely known as one of the “Fathers of the Internet,” Cerf is the co-designer of the TCP/IP protocols and the architecture of the Internet. Main topic of the interview is the Internet of Things (IoT) and its challenges, especially the safety, security and privacy of IoT devices.
 

Read More
Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs strikes deal to turn 800 acres of Toronto into an ‘internet city’ - The Verge

Sidewalk Labs, the smart city subsidiary of Alphabet with the stated goal of “reimagining cities from the Internet up,” now has a very big sandbox in which to conduct its high-tech experiments. The Google spinoff announced a deal with the city of Toronto to develop 800 acres of waterfront property into its own digital utopia.

Read More