Chaque vendredi, dans sa revue de presse, Maddyness vous propose une sélection d’articles qui ont retenu l’attention de la rédaction. Cette semaine, Hyperloop One a levé 50 millions de dollars, les livraisons de sang par drones ont commencé au Rwanda et Mercedes a tranché concernant les choix que doivent faire ses voitures autonomes.

Drones begin delivering blood in Rwanda


Rwanda has launched the world's first national drone delivery system, which will be used to deliver blood to patients in remote areas of the country. The drones, manufactured by California robotics company Zipline, will begin delivering blood to 21 transfusing facilities in the western part of Rwanda, where poor roads and healthcare infrastructure have often made it difficult to reach patients in need. Rwandan President Paul Kagame will formally announce the program at a ceremony in Kigali on Friday. Lire la suite sur TheVerge.

Hyperloop One raises $50 million despite lawsuit, and adds finance adviser


Hyperloop One is working on a transportation technology that can make trains go as fast as 760 miles per hour. And today, the company said it has raised $50 million from the port of Dubai and others to explore building a high-speed transportation system to move cargo. Lire la suite sur VentureBeat...

Valeurs et culture d'entreprise : des avantages concurrentiels


Pour lutter contre l'ubérisation, les grands groupes usent de stratégies technologiques ou financières. Et si le meilleur rempart se situait plutôt sur le plan du capital humain et de la culture d'entreprise ? Lire la suite sur Le Cercle des Échos...

Los Angeles is a transportation tech powerhouse

Aerial view of the downtown Los Angeles skyline and the Griffith Park Observatory just after sunrise during the golden hour

Los Angeles is famous for two things: entertainment and traffic. Back in the 1950s, any association with “stars” and “cars” would be the envy of any modern city. But today, that’s sometimes overshadowed by images of aggressive paparazzi and gridlocked freeways. Thankfully, over the last five years, the emergence of big content-centric startups like Maker Studios, Hulu and even Snapchat has shown that LA can embrace its Hollywood DNA to fuel its burgeoning tech scene. But when it comes to transportation, there might be more to LA than just bloated commute times. Lire la suite sur TechCrunch...

Mercedes Decides Who An Autonomous Car Should Save And The Answer Is Worrying


For years now carmakers have been avoiding addressing the Trolley Problem. In the event of an imminent crash, who does your car protect: you, the occupant, or a pedestrian? There’s a good reason for that: there’s no good answer for the Trolley Problem. Option one is you get bad PR that your future self-driving car wants to kill you. Lire la suite sur Jalopnik...

Work in an AI World

The past few years have seen a tremendous amount of progress made in robotics and AI, and it seems at times as though the industry has largely been left to regulate itself, as government has struggled to match the pace of movement in the sector. We’ve seen, for instance, the Partnership on AI created by a cohort of tech companies, including IBM, Microsoft and DeepMind. The group was created to “study and formulate best practices on AI technologies, to advance the public’s understanding of AI, and to serve as an open platform for discussion and engagement about AI and its influences on people and society.” Lire la suite sur le Huffington Post...