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Test Confirms A Tesla Can Be Fooled Into Speeding In A Hilariously Dumb Way

Computers are absolutely, unquestionably amazing, incredible things that have radically transformed the entire human experience, and will very likely continue to do so. The progress that’s been made on systems to drive cars via computers over the past decade has been absolutely astounding, and we’re well into…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Test Confirms A Tesla Can Be Fooled Into Speeding In A Hilariously Dumb Way

Computers are absolutely, unquestionably amazing, incredible things that have radically transformed the entire human experience, and will very likely continue to do so. The progress that’s been made on systems to drive cars via computers over the past decade has been absolutely astounding, and we’re well into…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The U.S. Government Needs Your Help To Decide If Cameras Should Be Allowed To Replace Mirrors

The U.S. government is seeking input from the public so it can decide if cameras should be allowed to replace mirrors in our cars, like they are in other countries. Specifically, Bloomberg notes, the feds want research, because they’ve got a number of concerns about this whole camera-instead-of-mirror concept. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Know Your Rights: Photography in Public

The ubiquity of camera phones has turned every layperson into a semi-professional photographer, and social media makes it even easier to spread photographs and video over the internet like wildfire. Sometimes, those photos and videos even end up changing the course of history, or igniting a movement. Still, the rules…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Mirror Cameras Are On The Road In Europe And I Still Don’t Get Why

Walking around the Frankfurt Motor Show this week, there were Audi E-tron shuttles zooming around to ferry attendees between the press room and the far reaches of the show. Like many E-trons in the European market, these ones had the camera-based mirrors that automakers have been putting on concept cars for the past…Read more… Continue […]

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Someone Filmed A Modern IndyCar Race With A Camera From 1968 And It’s So Much Better

Everyone loves to talk about the glory days of racing, but YouTuber Nick Shirrell is proving to us all that maybe all you need is an old camera, some film to run through it, and the right soundtrack to make a modern IndyCar race feel a huge measure more nostalgic and entertaining.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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A Mexican Physicist Solved a 2,000-Year Old Problem That Will Lead to Cheaper, Sharper Lenses

It’s a problem that plagues even the priciest of lenses, manufactured to the most exacting specifications: the center of the frame might be razor-sharp, but the corners and edges always look a little soft. It’s a problem that’s existed for thousands of years with optical devices, and one that was assumed to be…Read more… Continue […]

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A Mexican Physicist Solved a 2,000-Year Old Problem That Will Lead to Cheaper, Sharper Lenses

It’s a problem that plagues even the priciest of lenses, manufactured to the most exacting specifications: the center of the frame might be razor-sharp, but the corners and edges always look a little soft. It’s a problem that’s existed for thousands of years with optical devices, and one that was assumed to be…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Take Better Nighttime Photos With Your Smartphone

Smartphone cameras perform so much better than they used to, but they’re still a bit limited when it comes to nighttime photography. Whether you’re snapping photos in a bar or outside under the moonlight, your phone’s camera sensor is probably still too small to perform on par with a full-size camera.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Amazon Prime Day Glitch Let People Buy $13,000 Camera Gear for $94

If you’ve been bragging to your friends about the excellent deal you scored during Amazon’s Prime Day stunt, don’t. There’s little chance you did as well as many members of the Slickdeals forum did. Thanks to an error on Amazon’s website, several of them were able to score some very expensive photography gear…Read more… Continue […]

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UK Government Wants Noise Detection Systems to Target Old Cars and ‘Boy Racers’

In the UK, all cars manufactured since 2016 have been legally limited to 74 decibels, as Sky News reports. It’s also illegal to modify your exhausts in order to make them louder—but, as we all know, if someone is determined to drive a roaring dragon around, they’ll go right ahead and do it. And the UK’s […]

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Video Game Cameras Are Complicated And Easy To Screw Up

The latest Game Maker’s Toolkit video is all about video game cameras and how developers can use them to help make gameplay more challenging, to scare the player or to better serve a story. It also is a great reminder of how much work and thought goes into something that, if done right, most players […]

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What Happens When We Become Alarmingly Comfortable Driving with Cameras and Screens?

Practically every new car on the road today is sold with some sort of camera apparatus or parking assistant, like a backup camera, one of those fancy bird’s-eye-view setups, proximity sensors and now, camera-based rear-view mirrors. I’m increasingly warming up to these things—but I wonder if I should be as…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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