driverless cars

driverless cars

Driverless Cars Should Spare Young People Over Old in Unavoidable Accidents, Massive Survey Finds

In the Moral Machine Experiment, a survey of more than two million people from 233 countries, people preferred to save humans over animals, young over old, and more people over fewer.
Tracey Lindeman
10.24.18
not-so-driverless cars

We Talked to a Driver Who Disguised Himself as a Car Seat

Do people freak out at the sight of a driverless car?
Samantha Cole
9.14.17
naturally

Germany Has Created the World’s First Ethical Guidelines for Driverless Cars

These robots are going to have to make some tough choices.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.24.17
To Elon, From Eric

Emails Show Los Angeles Mayor’s Office Asked Elon Musk for a Driverless Car Program

So whatever happened?
Sarah Emerson
8.8.17
The Unicorn

Unicorn, Trank, and Rasier: The Names Uber Uses to Do Business

A look at Uber's tangled web of subsidiary companies and codenames.
Mark Harris
7.24.17
Uber mad

Let’s Watch Pittsburgh’s Mayor Slowly Realize Uber Is Not His Friend

A case study in how Uber screws cities with the help of their elected officials.
Jason Koebler
5.22.17
What a Time to be Alive

Farm Researchers Are Using Military Face-Recognition Software to Inspect Grapes

Why measure sorghum when you can get a robot to do it faster?
Kaleigh Rogers
4.5.17
AUSTIN

Google’s Self-Driving Cars Have a New Name: ‘Waymo’

It stands for a new way forward in mobility. Also--the name of a workout in Arkansas.
Madison Margolin
12.13.16
apps

The True Cost of Your Uber Ride Is Much Higher Than You Think

Investor reports reveal riders only pay 41 percent of the full cost of each ride, with investors footing the remaining 59 percent.
Samantha Cole
12.2.16
motorcycles

Look Mum, No Hands! This Mini Motorbike Rides Itself Without Falling Over

It's a step towards full autonomy.
Victoria Turk
9.12.16
Pittsburgh

Uber Begins Its Endgame: Replacing Humans

Uber will let driverless cars start shuttling passengers around Pittsburgh by the end of the month.
Jason Koebler
8.18.16
machines

Driverless Cars Are Hitting the Racetracks

Designers of self-driving cars are putting their creations on racetracks to learn more about how to improve them.
Leif Johnson
6.19.16
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