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Software is eating the world. And it’s only the beginning.

Software is eating the world. And it’s only the beginning.

Are computers creating jobs or destroying them? What does our automated future look like? The software-powered world might not be so bad — you just have to look at the big picture. As technology develops, we’re not automating individual jobs but entire industries, as we meet more of our needs through massively scalable software. It’s…

First ride in the Daimler semi-autonomous truck

First ride in the Daimler semi-autonomous truck

Daimler is ready to put its driver assistance tech on the road with a semi-autonomous big rig, four years after the first prototype. We got a test ride in the truck where we watched it drive itself and pull off a pretty wild emergency braking maneuver. Read more here: http://bit.ly/2ACRwrX Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge…

Waymo One robot taxis are here and we took a ride

Waymo One robot taxis are here and we took a ride

Today, Waymo rolls out a driverless taxi service called Waymo One in Arizona. The company has been operating self-driving cars, occasionally without safety drivers behind the wheel, for about a year and half now. The goal is to use all the data they have collected to make Waymo’s autonomous vehicles the safest drivers on the…