To Survive the Streets, Self-Driving Cars Must Learn to Think Like Humans

Next time you’re driving down the road or walking down the street, pause to consider how you read your surroundings. How you pay extra attention to the kid kicking a soccer ball around her front lawn and the slightly wobbly, nervous looking cyclist. How you deprioritize the woman striding toward the street, knowing she’s heading […] Read more »

Self-Driving Cars Can Soon Cruise This State’s Highways Without Anyone Inside

No human back-up driver would be required. California regulators on Wednesday unveiled revised rules that would allow self-driving cars to travel the state’s highways without human drivers for the first time as early as next year, a move that won the support of automakers. The new rules represent a compromise with automotive and technology companies, […] Read more »

Uber vs Google: And now, the self-driving car war gets nasty

Even the biggest, most powerful companies in the world are at the mercy of a grade-school concept: supply and demand. That’s how a person like Anthony Levandowski can get paid $ 120 million by Google, leave to start his own company, watch that company get acquired by Uber just months later, and then find himself […] Read more »