Learning Self-Driving Cars
News, predictions, and opinions about self-driving cars and other autonomous vehicles.
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David Silver \ July 17, 2018 - 5:35 p.m.
Convolutional neural networks have disrupted and revolutionized how cars see the world.
David Silver \ July 3, 2018 - 10:27 p.m.
Neural networks have revolutionized autonomous vehicle development. Here's how they work.
David Silver \ June 17, 2018 - 1:16 a.m.
Perceptrons are the building blocks of neural networks.
David Silver \ June 7, 2018 - 10:41 p.m.
Logistic regression helps us classify data, and lays the groundwork for neural networks.
David Silver \ June 1, 2018 - 10:55 a.m.
Linear regression is the technique of fitting a line to a set of data points. In particular it is relevant for self-driving car problems like lane-finding or trajectory generation
David Silver \ May 24, 2018 - 5:33 p.m.
Machine learning datasets often have three components - training, validation, and testing - each of which plays an important role in the machine learning process.
David Silver \ May 17, 2018 - 10:12 p.m.
It's not enough to have great data, you also have to know how to use it.
David Silver \ May 10, 2018 - 4:35 p.m.
Properly fit machine learning models ensure self-driving cars handle new scenarios appropriately.
David Silver \ April 30, 2018 - 12:44 p.m.
Deep learning, which is a specific type of machine learning, is responsible for rapid advances in self-driving car performance.
David Silver \ April 24, 2018 - 6:08 p.m.
California tests autonomous vehicles with no safety driver
David Silver \ April 23, 2018 - 2:24 a.m.
Self-Driving Cars Will Open Up New Frontiers, Literally
David Silver \ April 16, 2018 - 8:11 a.m.
Self-Driving Cars Will Change How We Build Cities and Suburbs
David Silver \ April 9, 2018 - 7:10 a.m.
Self-driving cars will increase the speed of delivery and detach food from service.
David Silver \ April 2, 2018 - 10:41 a.m.
Self-driving cars will lower the costs of delivery and accelerate the trend away from brick-and-mortar retail.
Colin McCormick \ Regulating Self-Driving Cars \ March 28, 2018 - 10 a.m.
Sooner or later, the powerful regulatory committee will face a decision on a significant foreign investment in the US autonomous vehicles sector. They could veto it.
David Silver \ March 26, 2018 - 8:15 a.m.
For the next five weeks, I’ll be exploring five industries that are likely to be deeply affected by the self-driving cars and autonomous vehicles: mobility, retail, construction, restaurants, and real estate.
David Silver \ March 19, 2018 - 9:30 a.m.
Control is the fifth and final layer of the self-driving car software stack, and this is the fifth and final week of our five-week series on "How Self-Driving Cars Work" on Back\Line’s self-driving car channel.
David Silver \ March 14, 2018 - 9 a.m.
A few big news stories out of the autonomous trucking world, which is a place that has been mostly quiet for the last year.
David Silver \ March 12, 2018 - 10:15 a.m.
Path planning is the fourth layer of the self-driving car software stack, and this is the fourth week of our five-week series on “How Self-Driving Cars Work” on Back\Line’s self-driving car channel.
David Silver \ March 5, 2018 - 8 a.m.
For the past two weeks in the Back\Line self-driving car channel, we've explored the core components of self-driving cars. Today we'll jump into localization, which is how a car figures out where it is in the world.
David Silver \ Feb. 26, 2018 - 10 a.m.
This is week two of a five week series, as part of the self-driving car channel I've started, in which I’m breaking down in the function of each core system in a self-driving car. This week I’ll go into sensor fusion.
David Silver \ Feb. 20, 2018 - 8 p.m.
Over the next five weeks, I’ll break down in more detail the role each of these functions plays in a self-driving car.