Author: Adam E. Williams

Author: Adam E. Williams

We’re never going to get meaningful data on self-driving car testing – #USDOT #AV #autonomousvehicles #selfdrivingcars #federal #state #testing #data | #RoadmapforSuccess
June 15, 2020 Technology Adam E. Williams

The US Department of Transportation launched a new voluntary program to collect and share data from autonomous vehicle operators. Companies testing AVs on public roads are invited to submit information to the government, which will then publicize it online. But given the voluntary nature of the program, safety advocates say the effort is likely to

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24 Hour Fitness to close clubs in Kent, Auburn, Renton – #renton #rentonreporter #24hourfitness #coronavirus #COVID19 #business #closures | #RoadmapForSuccess
June 15, 2020 Local Adam E. Williams

Renton Reporter Renton Reporter – Your local homepage. Panther Lake Kent location scheduled to reopen next month 24 Hour Fitness to close clubs in Kent, Auburn, Renton Steve Hunter

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I Like Pie – #PeculiarPodcast #Humor #DontBeSoSerious #Seattle #PatCashman #AlmostLive #classic #TGIF #COVID19 #coronavirus | #RoadmapforSuccess
June 12, 2020 Entertainment Adam E. Williams

Lisa had the Covid anti-body test. And get ready for a NEW Podcast Series featuring the Almost Live cast! Lisa only drinks 3 – no FOUR things. And the one thing Pat WON’T eat. Hang on for… Seattle Radio personalities (and we use that term loosely) Pat Cashman and Lisa Foster are BACK and on

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China Mobile International’s JegoTrip app increases travel safety with Bing Maps – #microsoft #bing #bingmaps #chinamobileinternational #jegotrip #travel #safety | #RoadmapForSuccess
June 12, 2020 Bing Maps Adam E. Williams

China Mobile International caters to the needs of the millions of Chinese citizens who travel internationally each year. As part of its ongoing goal to better serve its customers, the company is creating a one-stop tourism platform within its JegoTrip app that delivers smarter and safer travel guidance. To achieve this, the app is powered

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Bing Maps is updating its base map data source – #microsoft #bing #bingmaps #mapping #GIS #datasource #data #traffic #TomTom #azure | #RoadmapForSuccess
June 12, 2020 Bing Maps Adam E. Williams

The Bing Maps Platform is powered by multiple data providers and, to ensure it is using the best data, that mix of providers evolves and improves over time. In February of 2019, Microsoft and TomTom announced an expansion of our existing partnership to incorporate all of TomTom’s map and traffic data into a multitude of

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Biden campaign petitions Facebook to change its policies on misinformation and political ads – #joebiden #donaldtrump #campaigns #trumpadministration #facebook #policy #voting #US #misinformation | #RoadmapForSuccess
June 11, 2020 Technology Adam E. Williams

In an open letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, former Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential campaign is urging the social media giant to stop “amplifying untrustworthy content,” saying it allows President Donald Trump to spread fear and misleading information. The campaign wants Facebook to fix the problems it says “pose a threat to free and

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History of racism, police brutality and a pandemic led to an ‘extraordinary moment’ – #history #police #racism #BlackLivesMatter #blm #brutality #noracism #noviolence #pandemic | #RoadmapForSuccess
June 11, 2020 Local Adam E. Williams

To understand the unprecedented moment we’re in, activists, organizers and scholars are looking back at its historic underpinnings, parsing the dynamics of the moment and envisioning where it might take us next.

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OpenAI will start selling its text-generation tech, and the first customers include Reddit – #openai #text #tech #customers #reddit | #RoadmapForSuccess
June 11, 2020 Technology Adam E. Williams

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Research lab OpenAI, which started as a nonprofit with the goal of mitigating the potential harms of artificial intelligence, has announced its first commercial product: an AI text-generation system that the outfit previously warned was too dangerous to share. OpenAI’s work on text generation attracted much acclaim after

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Microsoft won’t sell facial recognition to police until Congress passes new privacy law – #microsoft #facialrecognition #pricaxy #laws #congress #US #police – #RoadmapForSuccess
June 11, 2020 Technology Adam E. Williams

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft has followed competitors Amazon and IBM in restricting how it provides facial recognition technology to third parties, in particular to law enforcement agencies. The company says that it does not currently provide the technology to police, but it’s now saying it will not do so until there

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