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How Close Are We to Autonomous Driving?

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I have always been intrigued by Google’s self-driving car -- this meant there was a possibility of a blind person like myself being able to travel by their own car to wherever they wanted to go. Or someone who was fully sighted could be doing other activities such as browsing the internet while the car takes them to their destination. At the same time, I was also skeptical of the idea -- questions like: “What if the car fails to stop and runs into a person while...

Google Unveils Their 'Self-Driving Car'

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Self-driving cars are an inevitability as the world of technology continues to advance -- come on, we've all seen a glimpse of the future in all those Sci-fi movies like I, Robot and Minority Report. Even aside from the "foreshadowing" in movies, it's long been known that automobile travel with humans at the controls is both inefficient and dangerous. Everyone knows that computers and machines, once properly tuned, are the model of efficiency and safety. With that in mind, think of the future of travel when you get into a car and...

Happy 15th Birthday Google

Google Celebrates 15 Years It's hard to believe that Google has only been around for 15 years, the world's number one search engine, a tool so many of us now could not live without. Google is even an adjective, a term used all the time to settle heated debates. "He did not win the Academy Award for Best Director in 1997, it was 1998, I'm telling you... I'll Goggle it to prove you wrong. See! Steven Spielberg won Best Director for Saving Private Ryan in 1998. Boo-ya!" Conversations just like this happen all around the world everyday, yes, even with the Boo-ya to rub it in. The search...