The Future Will See You Now
Is there anyone not working on developing autonomous cars?
Google, of course, has been the high-profile leader in the field, not just developing the vehicles, but shelling out big lobbying dollars to make self-driving cars street legal in three states. But the search giant isn’t alone. Volvo tested self-driving cars in Spain last Read More
Craigslist has taken a step back from becoming the Internet asshole, dropping exclusive license to all posts. [EFF]
How your tech story promotion sausage gets made. [New York Times]
Here’s a 360 panoramic view of Mars taken by the Curiosity rover. It is riveting. [Wall Street Journal]
No surprise here: self-driving cars are better at driving than actual humans. [The Atlantic]
Oh good, you can now live without breathing. [Gizmodo]
Maybe the Singularity isn’t coming, after all. [Cognitive Social Web]
Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt shed some light on Google’s self-driving car experiment at the Sun Valley conference yesterday, reports TechCrunch. Mr. Schmidt thinks that it’s possible that self-driving cars will be the dominant form of transportation within our lifetimes. I know a lot of commuters with high blood pressure who will be happy to hear that.