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Inside: Iowa's starvation strategy; The Red Team Blues tour; Red Team Blues Chapter One, part three; and more!

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Tomorrow (Apr 21), I'm speaking in #Chicago at the @StiglerCenter's #Antitrust and #Competition Conference:…

This weekend (Apr 22/23), I'm at the @latimes #Bookfest:…

Iowa's starvation strategy: Maybe the cruelty IS the point?

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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 04/01/2022…
Research shows unique connectivity lets highly creative people's brains take 'road less traveled' to their destination…
#BigCPeople, #BrainConnectivity, #BrainArchitecture
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BREAKING: @ArgoAI and @Ford say they plan to launch self-driving vehicles (with safety drivers) on the @Lyft network beginning in Miami before the end of 2021. #Robotaxis #SelfDrivingCars #AutonomousVehicles @VWGroup
In a statement, @Ford, its associate @ArgoAI and #ridehailing service provider @Lyft say "the parties are now working to finalize agreements aiming to deploy at least 1,000 autonomous vehicles on the Lyft network, across multiple markets over the next five years."
As part of the deal, @Lyft will join @Ford and @VWGroup as an @ArgoAI shareholder. The #ridehailing service company will receive 2.5% of the common equity as part of the licensing and data access agreements to collaborate on the safe commercialization of #AutonomousVehicles.
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Last week @amazon acquired self-driving #startup @zoox for $1.2bn.

Zoox has been working on a building a special vehicle just for full #SelfDriving. The company raised ~$1bn in total and was previously valued at $3.2bn. /1

#AI #AutonomousVehicles…
2/ Whether Amazon will "rule the world" or not as an article in @Forbes says, it's yet to be clear where #AutonomousVehicles fit in Amazon's business. At the moment, Zoox is expected to continue working on their robotaxi vision.…
3/ However, Amazon will need to spend a lot more after the acquisition in order to bring #SelfDrivingCars to market.…
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The State of #SelfDriving in 2020. A comprehensive view on the key players in #SelfDrivingCars industry with a short summary for each.

"Since 2009, the companies working on robocars have disclosed at least $14 billion worth of investment."

2/ "#SelfDriving engineers were quietly recalibrating expectations and pushing promised timelines back."

"The only platform taking passengers in fully driverless vehicles is @Waymo, a @Google spinoff. It is the sector’s presumed front-runner."

Here's who the other leaders are:
3/ @Cruise
Owned by @GM. Raised >$9bn till date. Targets San Francisco for deployment. Recently unveiled a car without a steering wheel for full autonomy.

Supported by 2 of the world's largest automakers: Ford and VW. Current valuation is $7bn.
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Thanks to @turo I'm renting a #TeslaModel3 during my visit to Silicon Valley - certainly a different experience than traditional #carrental agencies #future #zeroemission #electriccars
Gone to Tesla's HQ in Fremont, California to try the supercharging there. It's supposed to be much faster than before.
I had hoped the Model 3 would charge at the new rate but it didn't happen
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