Jul 21, 2017

07/21/2017: One big threat to self-driving cars? Kangaroos

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We're starting off our show today by playing Silicon Tally, the game where we try to stump each other with numbers from the week's news. Our guest for this episode: Marketplace reporter Ryan Kailath. Afterwards, we'll examine an unexpected threat to the computer vision systems in autonomous vehicles: kangaroos.

 

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Driverless cars can't figure out kangaroos

Jul 21, 2017
The marsupial accounts for 80 percent of animal-related auto accidents in Australia.
Watch out for the kangaroos.
Paul Kane/Getty Images

We’re starting off our show today by playing Silicon Tally, the game where we try to stump each other with numbers from the week’s news. Our guest for this episode: Marketplace reporter Ryan Kailath. Afterwards, we’ll examine an unexpected threat to the computer vision systems in autonomous vehicles: kangaroos.

 

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