So it looks like Google, Tesla, et al have another competitor. Baidu just passed a driverless test. Baidu is a Chinese competitor to Google in other areas as well. In June, the company announced plans to have a self driving car by year end. I usually think about the automated car in terms that I… Continue reading Another Player
A month ago, Jason Laughlin posted an article about autonomous cars in Philly.com. The basic gist of the article was that autonomous cars may need to be programmed with morality. He thought that autonomous cars were a long way off, because, in his words: …the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission assembled last fall the Futures Group,… Continue reading Did Philly Miss the Future?
One of the local papers, the Delaware Local News (aka Delaware Online) had an article in the Opinion section about autonomous vehicles. I was impressed both with the editorial focus, as well as the quality of the article Similar to some of my earlier articles, the author identified drivers, especially distracted drivers as being one… Continue reading Delaware Online: Safe Driverless Cars?