Big Data: When Cars Can Talk

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The roads would be safer if cars could exchange information about traffic conditions and bad drivers. But are we ready to sacrifice privacy to save lives?

Carla Gentry CSPO‘s insight:

Technologies exist today to make this happen, as Intel research scientist Jennifer Healey made clear in a recent TED Talk on the potential benefits of cars that "gossip" with one another. By getting digital devices — including GPS systems, stereo cameras, short-range radios, and two-dimensional laser range finders common in auto backup systems — to exchange data and work together, a highway of communicating vehicles is very much a possibility.

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