Researchers will soon begin testing automated cars on Virginia Roadways. But the advent of truly driverless cars is still pretty far down the road.
On the outside this looks like any normal Cadillac SRX a sleek, a 2013 luxury SUV. But it’s been retrofitted with screens and sensors. A small antenna on top with a GPS and Wi-Fi receiver detecting obstacles ahead, in this case, a tester wearing what looks like a construction worker’s vest containing a transmitter.
Organizers of this week’s TEDxRVA event are hoping for a packed house at Richmond’s CenterStage Carpenter Theatre Friday, April 10. The event features 22 speakers, all in less than an eight-hour day, exploring the rare and the extraordinary.
Ticket for the event are $50. Get more information here.
The University of Virginia is one of six university medical centers to win a $7 million dollar grant from the federal government that should save patients time and money while providing better care.
When you go to your primary care doctor with a complaint, he or she might refer you to a specialist, but the University of Virginia Medical Center has another idea – one that could save time and money. The E-Consult program allows family doctors who are part of UVA’s health sustem to send a patient’s medical record along with a request for advice.
The future is calling and it’s asking for a new kitchen. A team at Virginia Tech is answering, with a plan for a ‘smart kitchen’ that makes full use of technology.
It’s been talked about for decades: A kitchen of the proverbial future that does the work for you. Here’s the late actor, Burgess Meredith, reading from a short story by the, also late, science fiction writer, Ray Bradbury. It’s called, “And There Will Come Soft Rains,’ and it was published in 1950.
When Americans think of terrorism, they often envision 9-11-style attacks or some other extreme act of violence. But the nation’s enemies don't just hail from a specific part of the world, and Americans are under attack every day—not by air, land, or sea, but electronically through data breaches and hacking.
That's why the commonwealth’s Cyber Security Commission is focusing on discovering vulnerabilities and strengthening the state's databases.