Some links on visualization and interface …
Annie Mole @ Going UndergroundNext-Gen London Underground on-platform display – Tells how crowded next Tube is [an interesting user-interface mockup.
David King @ Getting from here to there: Visualizing NYC Taxi Activity
Graphserver Growing Shortest Path Trees.
Five articles on self-driving cars
Tom Vanderbilt @ Wired: Let the Robot Drive: The Autonomous Car of the Future Is Here
Molly Rants @ CNET News: Self-driving cars: Yes, please! Now, please!
John Markoff @ NY Times: Google’s Autonomous Vehicles Draw Skepticism at Legal Symposium [The first thing we do, let’s kill all the ___]
Matt Yglesias @ Slate: Three Barriers To Robot Cars
Jeremy Hsu @ MSNBC: [Sebastian] Thrun leaving Stanford for online startup: “When a Stanford University professor [and autonomous vehicle developer, ed.] first offered a free online version of his “Introduction to Artificial Intelligence” class, he attracted 160,000 students from around the world. Now he has given up his tenured academic position to create a startup that could deliver university-level education for low cost to anyone with an Internet connection.”