Roborace is the world’s first driverless racing championship

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The creators of the Formula E all-electric racing series have announced a new motoring championship called “Roborace.” It combines the fast-paced excitement of alternative energy racing with the thrill of robot competition.

And, no, there’s no need to check your calendars; it’s not April Fool’s Day. People are really planning to race driverless cars.

Roborace will serve as a support race to the headlining Formula E races during the 2016-17 season. The all-electric, driverless cars will compete in hour-long races that are aimed at accelerating the development of autonomous tech algorithms and artificial intelligence (AI) technology. Read more…

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Real FX Racing is Throwback With 21st Century Smarts

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As a kid, I owned a slot racing set. It might have been this one. Despite the hard-to-assemble black plastic and metal track and extremely finicky motorized cars, I loved it the way only a seven year old could

In recent years, the toy racing game has changed, a lot. There are a variety of sexy RC-style cars that you can control with your iPhone or iPad and a new generation of intelligent, even robotic cars like Anki that, while still relying on a remote control (usually the iPhone), can actually drive themselves around the track and even actively try to beat the other robot cars

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