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Google Self-Driving Car at Partial Fault for Crash

Google has confirmed that one of its self-driving cars was partially responsible for a minor crash with a bus. It's the first time the company has taken a share of the blame for a prang. The cars operate through a range of technologies including ... sensors, cameras, lasers, GPS and map data. The theory is that these allow them to track the activity of other vehicles on the road and more reliably avoid crashes than cars which are subject to human driver error. California allows companies such as Google which meet set criteria to operate self-driving or "autonomous" vehicles on ... (view more)

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'Bus Runner', and 'Kl-Detector'

Bus Runner AutoRun USB Software. The Ultimate tool for any USB Drive-Carrying computer professional. Ever wish that your computer would allow you to AutoRun USB devices? Installing Busrunner on computers you use frequently allows you to have any ... program, on your USB drive or the machine itself, execute upon insertion of your USB Drive. Supports Windows XP and multiple USB drives at one time. http://www.kmgsoftware.com/Products.aspx?start=busrunner Kl-Detector Detect keylogging activity on your computer. http://dewasoft.com/privacy/kldetector.htm (view more)

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Universal Serial Bus (USB) provides a serial bus standard for connecting devices, usually to a computer, but it also is in use on other devices such as set-top boxes, and game consoles. USB: Overview A USB system has an asymmetric design, consisting ... of a host controller and multiple devices connected in a tree-like fashion using special hub devices. There is a limit of 5 levels of branching hubs per controller. Up to 127 devices may be connected to a single host controller, but the count must include the hub devices as well. A modern computer likely has several host controllers so the total ... (view more)

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AMD vs Intel -- a comparison between Celeron, Pentium and Athlon Processors

Update 20181211 : Notice to readers: this article is quite old (originally posted 2002), but still provides an excellent overview of computer processor history from the early 1990s to 2002. If you want to read a much more recent and up-to-date ... article about processors, we suggest reading " Which Processor is Better: Intel or AMD? - Explained ". Otherwise, please continue reading! -- Almost exactly a year ago this day I wrote an article which compared differences between AMD and Intel Processors. Oddly enough, today I received a question from Ali N. which asked, "What is the ... (view more)

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