It's not clear, but it is disturbing:
The person behind the wheel had their eyes off rhe road for a moment... There seemed to be no time to react. Isn't that why they wantes self-driving cars? To take out human error and minimize the likelihood of accidents?
Competing With the Giants in Race to Build Self-Driving Cars
New York Times - 4 Jan 2018 by CADE METZ
PALO ALTO, Calif. - Before the car can drive without a human, one must first get behind the wheel.
As the driver...
When Uber launched in 2009, self-driving cars were still stuff of science fiction. In fact self-driving cars caught Uber off guard. About two years ago smart people around the world began to realize - hey this thing is really going to work.
Two years ago is also when Uber began their doomed...
http://jalopnik.com/daimler-and-bosch-create-autonomous-parking-garage-to-i-1797189407 July 24 2017 by Ryan Felton
Daimler And Bosch Create Autonomous Parking Garage To Imagine A Valet Service Of The Future
Parking is a tedious task, and frankly most humans just aren't very good...
NPR all Tech Considered July 24, 2017 by Margaret J. Krauss
Bikes May Have To Talk To Self-Driving Cars For Safety's Sake
Anthony Rowe, an associate professor at...
Take heart all you little guys (I include myself) like Uber drivers and those that hate corporate America for the ways they mistreat little guys. The fun is about to start! It will be better than the ancient gladiatorial battles in the Roman Colosseum. Maybe even better that Terminator 2...
Your Former Sears May Soon Be a Giant Parking Lot for Uber Drivers and Amazon Workers
TheStreet Jun 3, 2017 by Lindsay Rittenhouse
Here comes a parking lot full of Uber drivers next to the former Sears (SHLD) .
"The growth of e-commerce and the increasing emphasis on delivery speed as well as...
Judge Alsup referred the Uber trade secret theft case to a US District Attorney for a possible criminal investigation. It's not clear which DA, if any, will pursue a criminal investigation. I imagine if that happens then all the records that Uber is withholding in the Waymo vs Uber case will be...
So if you've wondered why Uber doesn't seem to care enough to try to keep drivers happy, this should put that question to rest.
If you're to believe Uber's lawyers, the fate of the $69 billion company is tied up in one bidfrom an opponent trying to stop its work on self-driving cars.
Business Insider - March 18 2017 - In the spring of 2016, Dr. Jianxiong Xiao - affectionately known among students and staff as "Professor X" - said goodbye to his plum professorship at Princeton and his post as the founding director of the school's Computer Vision and Robotics Labs.
Uber's Testing A New Feature That Tracks Erratic Driving...
The hell if this doesn't make us employees. https://www.buzzfeed.com/priya/ubers-testing-a-new-feature-that-tracks-erratic-driving?utm_term=.ve0lXNBV1#.lgn2K4BE6
Looks like Uber will still have to pay someone if they want to use self-driving cars for their platform. At least it looks to be that way for the near future.
First driverless pods to travel public roads arrive in the Netherlands
By Madhumita Murgia
11:06AM BST 21 Sep 2015
The first self-driving electric shuttle for use on...