Thursday, September 1, 2011

Autonomous Cars are Closer Than You Think

MIT researchers are experimenting with autonomous cars in mixed traffic. They're small and don't have passengers, but still pretty cool. The software predicts what humans will do, which may allow for robot cars and regular cars to co-exist on the roads. More at this link:
A Smarter Planet

Perhaps robots driving in mixed traffic will lead to a unique type of road rage, but one that ends very badly for humanity.

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