January 25th, 2016

The Short: "Pakistan’s Unnecessary Martyrs"

by Mohammed Hanif (New York Times)

We are told these students laid down their lives for the sake of our future. But weren’t they our future?
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The Long: "Will driverless cars mean the end of auto insurance?"

by Amy Denise (CS Monitor)

Self-driving cars are not yet commercially available, but autonomous-car technology, such as crash-avoidance systems, is making its way into models from many automakers including Mercedes-Benz, Volvo and Tesla. Research and consulting firm Celent, in a recent report on “the end of auto insurance,” projects that within 20 to 30 years, more than 50% of cars on the road will be autonomous.

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