Tag Archives: TRAIN

Using AirSim to train an autonomous racing drone

Using AirSim to train an autonomous racing drone

Very cool research from Microsoft on using their AirSim simulators to train racing drones for the real world: Humans subconsciously use perception-action loops to do just about everything, from walking down a crowded sidewalk to scoring a goal in a community soccer league. Perception-action loops—using sensory input to decide on appropriate action in a continuous real time loop —are at ...

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All But Forgotten

All But Forgotten

Old abandoned rail cars like these are an all too frequent reminder of both our storied past with the glory of rail travel and our shameful neglect of this important form of transportation. Kudos to President Obama and Vice President Biden for their announcement on January 28 that $8 billion in stimulus funds would now be going to projects to ...

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