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Self-driving cars could wipe out 4 million jobs - but a new report says the upsides will be easily worth it

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

AP Photo/Eric Risberg
Autonomous vehicles could add $800 billion to the US economy, a new report says.
The report also says the negative effects are being overblown - only about 4 million jobs will be directly impacted.
The report is from a non-profit focused on reducing America's dependence on oil, called Securing America's Future Energy.
Many of the fears surrounding self-driving cars are widely overblown, a newly published report says.
Even though the new technology could radically re-shape plenty of jobs, autonomous vehicles will likely only raise the US unemployment rate by a tenth of...
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Self-driving cars could wipe out 4 million jobs - but a new report says the upsides will be easily worth it

Self-driving cars could wipe out 4 million jobs - but a new report says the upsides will be easily worth it

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

AP Photo/Eric Risberg
Autonomous vehicles could add $800 billion to the US economy, a new report says.
The report also says the negative effects are being overblown - only about 4 million jobs will be directly impacted.
The report is from a non-profit focused on reducing America's dependence on oil, called Securing America's Future Energy.
Many of the fears surrounding self-driving cars are widely overblown, a newly published report says.
Even though the new technology could radically re-shape plenty of jobs, autonomous vehicles will likely only raise the US unemployment rate by a tenth of...
Read more ...

 

The US has surpassed China to become home of the world's fastest supercomputer - check out photos of the $200 million machine

The US has surpassed China to become home of the world's fastest supercomputer - check out photos of the $200 million machine

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Oak Ridge National Laboratory
The US is now home to the world's fastest computer, surpassing China, The New York Times reports.
The new computer, called Summit, is twice as fast as the previous record holder.
The computer itself takes up more than 9,000 square feet of space, and can complete 200 quadrillion mathematical equations per second.
A $200-million supercomputer in the United States is now the most powerful in the world. The blisteringly fast supercomputer marks the first time in years the US has claimed the title.
Since 2013, China had bragging rights for the world's fastest...
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