Driverless bus line coming to Helsinki this fall

Finland is ready for robot buses. After a series of trials, Helsinki will debut regular autonomous bus service this fall, according to a statement by city transportation officials.

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Driverless bus line coming to Helsinki this fall

Self-driving buses take to roads alongside commuter traffic in Helsinki

Automated mini-buses will carry people on open public roads in southern district of Finnish capital during month-long trial Two self-driving buses have rolled out on to the public roads of Helsinki, Finland, alongside traffic and commuters, in one of the first trials of its kind.

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Self-driving buses take to roads alongside commuter traffic in Helsinki

A Bionic Lens Undergoing Clinical Trials Could Give You Superhuman Abilities In Two Years

Maybe you watched Ghost in the Shell and maybe afterwards you and your friend had a conversation about whether or not you would opt in for some bionic upgrades if that was possible – like a liver that could let you drink unlimitedly or an eye that could give you superhuman vision.

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A Bionic Lens Undergoing Clinical Trials Could Give You Superhuman Abilities In Two Years

Will automation take away all our jobs?

Here’s a paradox you don’t hear much about: despite a century of creating machines to do our work for us, the proportion of adults in the US with a job has consistently gone up for the past 125 years. Why hasn’t human labor become redundant and our skills obsolete? In this talk about the future of work, economist David Autor addresses the question of why there are still so many jobs and comes up with a surprising, hopeful answer.

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Will automation take away all our jobs?