News tagged with automation

Automation in the air dulls pilot skill

(AP) -- Safety and industry officials worry that there will be more deadly airline accidents traced to pilots who have lost their hands-on instincts as planes become ever more reliant on automation to navigate crowded skies.

dateAug 30, 2011 in Other
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'Smart cars' that are actually, well, smart

Since 2000, there have been 110 million car accidents in the United States, more than 443,000 of which have been fatal — an average of 110 fatalities per day. These statistics make traffic accidents one of the leading ...

dateJun 14, 2011 in Engineering
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