Friday, October 2, 2015
Google's driverless car is brilliant but so boring
The biggest compliment you could possibly give the Google driverless car team is that experiencing their groundbreaking product feels utterly unremarkable. Dull, even.
Let me explain.
This week I, along with a heap of other reporters, was given a ride in two of their driverless vehicles.
The first was a modified Lexus that has been out on the streets around here for well over a year now, and is improving and learning every day as new scenarios are logged and analysed by the team.
This version, which is the most "ready" for the roads, though still years off, is essentially a normal car. Except it drives itself.
Read the full article here: http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-34423292
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