Industrial Safety & Hygiene News – The engineer who fell asleep on the job, just before his train derailed in the Bronx, has accused the railroad of failing to install positive train control – a technology that could have prevented the accident.
Quartz – Religion and neuroscience are not an obvious pairing. But earlier this week, a study published in Social Neuroscience demonstrated that spiritual feelings activate the neurological reward systems of devout Mormons.
Tech Times – Comma.ai pulled the plug on its first product, the Comma One, in late October. While the Comma One is no more, it seems that Comma.ai will live on, as they have open sourced the code behind the self-driving car kit.
iClarified – Apple has submitted a letter to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration regarding the proposed Federal Automated Vehicles Policy. The company asks that new entrants to the automated vehicle market be treated equal to established car manufacturers.
The Washington Post – Boulder Crest, a post-deployment retreat for service members, believe they have hit upon a unique approach for addressing combat trauma. And they believe it is superior to the classical psychological interventions.