The legal minefield of 3-D printed guns

Among all the questions about self-driving cars, one of the most serious relates to safety. No one wants to put their lives into the hands of a driverless car with anything less than bulletproof reliability, and a high-profile autonomous accident could set the breed back by years, forcing the likes of Google to subject their cars to millions of miles of testing. Those miles are starting to make a difference, too, with new figures showing the number of self-driving disengagements dropping from 2015 to 2016. .. Continue Reading DMV report shows self-driving cars are learning fast Category: Automotive Tags: California BMW Google Self-Driving Related Articles: Eavesdropping on 3D printers allows reverse engineering of sensitive designs Work begins on Californian EV fast charging corridor California opens the door for backup-free autonomy

The legal minefield of 3-D printed guns

3-D printed guns are back in the news after Queensland set a legal precedent for giving Kyle Wirth a six-month suspended sentence for fabricating a number of gun parts.

Fri 3 Feb 17 from Phys.org

DMV report shows self-driving cars are learning fast

Among all the questions about self-driving cars, one of the most serious relates to safety. No one wants to put their lives into the hands of a driverless car with anything less than ...

Thu 2 Feb 17 from Gizmag

Japan collects old gadgets to craft 2020 Olympic medals

The gold, silver and bronze medals handed out at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games may also feature a hint of green, with the organizing committee launching an initiative to craft the awards ...

Thu 2 Feb 17 from Gizmag

Medals for 2020 Tokyo Olympics to be made of recycled metal

Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics say metal from discarded electronic devices will be used in the production of the medals that will be awarded to athletes.

Wed 1 Feb 17 from Phys.org

Old Phones Will Become Gold Medals for 2020 Games in Tokyo

When the Olympic Games hit Tokyo in 2020, the Olympic organizing committee hopes the medals awarded to athletes will be made out of recycled smartphones and other gadgets.Read more...

Fri 3 Feb 17 from Gizmodo

2020 Tokyo Olympic medals will be made of recycled electronics

The world’s collective eyes were fixed on Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, last August as athletes from around the globe completed in the Rio Summer Olympic Games. Years earlier, however, organizers ...

Thu 2 Feb 17 from Techspot

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Medals Will Be Made Out Of Old Gadgets

Host cities always try to put their own special twist on things when it comes to designing Olympic medals. For Tokyo, that twist is to make them out of people’s old, unwanted gadgets. ...

Thu 2 Feb 17 from Geek.com

Tokyo Olympics to feature medals made of recycled phones - CNET

The organizing committee for the Japanese games is going for the gold in recycling.

Thu 2 Feb 17 from CNET

Japan will recycle old phones to create medals for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

 Ahead of 2020’s Summer Olympic games in Tokyo, Japan will be asking members of the public to donate old phones and appliances, as it works to pull together enough material for the ...

Thu 2 Feb 17 from TechCrunch

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