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Google Cars Drive Themselves, in Traffic

On Oct 9, 2020
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10 years ago today, @markoff shared what it was like to take a self-driven spin with one of X's earliest projects. Happy anniversary to the @Waymo cars making their public debut! https://t.co/fqBWk7y1Qq
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Google has been working on vehicles that can drive themselves using software.

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On Oct 9, 2020
@Theteamatx shared
10 years ago today, @markoff shared what it was like to take a self-driven spin with one of X's earliest projects. Happy anniversary to the @Waymo cars making their public debut! https://t.co/fqBWk7y1Qq
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Google Cars Drive Themselves, in Traffic

Google Cars Drive Themselves, in Traffic

Google has been working on vehicles that can drive themselves using software.

Where to Next?

Where to Next?

It's a Tuesday morning in 2037. You hurriedly brush your teeth and dress to meet the self-driving car arriving downstairs. As it pulls away from the curb, what world awaits? Will you pass ...

Robotaxis as the norm are still ‘far away'

Robotaxis as the norm are still ‘far away'

Argo AI CEO Bryan Salesky says self-driving taxis won't be common on the roads anytime soon.

Has the self-driving car at last arrived?

Has the self-driving car at last arrived?

The Google car knows every turn. It never gets drowsy or distracted, or wonders who has the right-of-way. But not everyone finds the technology appealing.

Waymo CTO Dmitri Dolgov on Dust Storms, Lidar, Tesla, and Expansion

Waymo CTO Dmitri Dolgov on Dust Storms, Lidar, Tesla, and Expansion

Dmitri Dolgov is at the heart of a shift in how people use cars.

First ride in driveless car is a bit jerky, but still 'pretty cool'

First ride in driveless car is a bit jerky, but still 'pretty cool'

More than 500 people took a ride in a self-driving vehicle on a test track inside Cobo Center.

Meet the Regulators Trying to Make Sure Self-Driving Cars Are Safe

Meet the Regulators Trying to Make Sure Self-Driving Cars Are Safe

The California DMV has the unenviable job of regulating a new cadre of artificial intelligences that are directing 2,000-pound vehicles around the streets. How do they keep us safe without ...

How the Canadian character is shaping the future of self-driving cars

How the Canadian character is shaping the future of self-driving cars

Getting autonomous vehicles to work was more than a challenge of engineering, it was a clash of personalities – and it took a Canadian’s patience and thoroughness to find the right path

Review of Autonomy in Literary Review, October 2018

Review of Autonomy in Literary Review, October 2018

(The paywalled version of this review is here). Will the Wheels Come Off? Autonomy: The Quest to Build the Driverless Car – and How It Will Reshape Our World By Lawrence D Burns with ...

‘Nanodegrees’ and other paths to jobs in the self-driving car industry

‘Nanodegrees’ and other paths to jobs in the self-driving car industry

Udacity, founded by self-driving pioneer Sebastian Thrun, helps steer engineers to autonomous-vehicle field.

Apple self-driving car found not to be at fault after being rear-ended

Apple self-driving car found not to be at fault after being rear-ended

One of Apple's self-driving cars has been involved in an accident with a Nissan Leaf. The autonomous car was moving at low speed while attempting to merge into traffic when it was ...