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Rethinking Road Travel | National Recovery Month | "Whiskey by AI"

Can you imagine a future with fewer traffic jams, car accidents, and personal vehicle expenses? These are just some of the visions behind autonomous vehicle (AV) companies that are striving to make transportation safer, more accessible, and more efficient. Today’s vehicles are increasingly being equipped with innovative features that monitor surroundings and anticipate potential problems to help keep drivers safe. At the same time, companies continue to improve their AV technology with each passing day and are working with lawmakers to make the promise of a more mobile future a reality.

Learn more about AVs below, plus new tech resources for addiction recovery, the ongoing response to Hurricane Dorian, and how AI is helping one distillery create new whiskey blends.

What we're reading

The Argo AI Approach to Deploying Self-Driving Technology: Street-by-Street, Block-by-Block | Argo AI

Rules to Keep Citizens Safe and Encourage Rapid Innovation | Aurora Innovation Blog

eBay Expands Retail Revival Program to Texas | eCommerce Bytes

Accenture Pushes Deeper Into Quantum Computing | Wall Street Journal

Together We Are Stronger -- National Recovery Month | Addiction Recovery Resources on Google

Amazon Responds to Hurricane Dorian Disaster | Amazon Day One Blog

What we're watching

General Motors, University of Michigan Study Finds Automated Safety Features Are Reducing Crashes | General Motors

Experiencing Driverless Waymo Rides | Waymo

What we're saying

TechNet Statement on California Assembly Bill 5

TechNet in the news

Tech Industry Pushes for Quick USMCA Approval | POLITICO Morning Trade

The Technology 202 September 12 | The Washington Post

Before you start your weekend

Take a look at how a storied distillery has put AI to work to create new blends of whiskey, via Microsoft Unboxed:

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