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by   -   September 15, 2014

Will autonomous cars take away our jobs? Will we be better off with the cars even if they do? According to our latest poll results, most people think autonomous cars will be a net positive, even though more jobs may be displaced than created.

by   -   September 3, 2014

One of the most popular questions when it comes to discussing robotics is the jobs question. But what about autonomous cars? Will they create jobs, or displace them? Tell us what you think!

by   -   September 1, 2014

The idea of autonomous cars that can communicate with each other and organize themselves to better control the flow of traffic sounds interesting and possibly scary. Our results indicate that the majority (85%) support such technology.

by   -   August 19, 2014

Imagine the future where your autonomous car can talk to other cars to decrease traffic flow perhaps. How would you feel about your car being a part of such network of autonomous cars?

by   -   August 18, 2014

How do people feel about autonomous cars driving around the city streets without a passenger? What if the passenger is drunk or under the influence of drugs? Our poll results find that more people are supportive of a drunk or high passenger riding in a fully autonomous car (one that never requires human input) than having an autonomous car roam the streets without any passengers.

by   -   August 5, 2014

Should an autonomous car be able to drive around by itself? What if it's carrying a passenger who is drunk?

by   -   August 4, 2014

A significant percentage of people today take pleasure in driving and a sense of control it provides; on the other hand, many of us are ready to shift gears to a safer and more efficient passenger experience.

by   -   July 25, 2014

Insurance underwriter Lloyd’s of London report that the age of self-driving cars could spark

by   -   July 24, 2014

There are two broad schools of thought on the path of robocar technology and the timeline for its adoption: the aggressive school and the conservative school, and neither is likely to be entirely right.

by   -   July 22, 2014

We’d like to know what you think. Will you miss driving your non-autonomous car? Why or why not?

by   -   July 21, 2014

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Given a choice between crashing into a motorcyclist wearing a helmet vs. a motorcyclist who isn’t wearing one, which one should an autonomous car be programmed to crash into? What about the choice between crashing into an SUV vs. a compact car?

These are some of the dilemma situations Professor Patrick Lin brought forth in his WIRED article, The Robot Car of Tomorrow May Just be Programmed to Hit You.

by   -   July 16, 2014

Despite the popular belief that research vehicles are consumer-ready, the path from research to production is long—and yet alternative deployment models will blur testing and operation in a way that merits more contextual regulation.

by   -   July 11, 2014

In this episode, we speak with Kyle Vogt, the CEO of Cruise. His company recently joined the “driverless revolution” with their release of RP-1. This system is a highway autopilot that can be installed in your existing car. It controls your steering, throttle, and braking, making sure your car remains safely in its lane and a safe distance from the car in front of you.

by   -   July 8, 2014

Our latest reader poll prods at the intricate challenges and implications of developing collision optimization algorithms for autonomous cars.

by   -   July 7, 2014

If you were around in the '80s you probably remember Michael Knight talking to his car KITT in Knight Rider. How do people today envision interacting with the autonomous cars of the future? Find out in our reader poll results.