According to the BBC, Nevada was the first state that approved a vehicle license for Google's self-driving car. This is crazy: it may mean that self-driving vehicles may be closer to reality than we originally assumed. I wonder if humans will eventually be banned from driving altogether.
The first to hit the highway will be a Toyota Prius modified by search firm Google, which is leading the way in driverless car technology.
Its first drive included a spin down Las Vegas's famous strip.
Other car companies are also seeking self-driven car licences in Nevada.
|Denver Becoming an Advanced Transit City|
|Video Showing How a BMW 3 Series Is Built|
|Travelling Without Any Baggage|
|The Cannonball Run: Illegally Crossing the United States in 32 Hours, 7 Minutes|
|The (Very Scary) People of Public Transit|
|“Astronomers have sent a radio message to a neighbouring star system.”|
|“When automation starts displacing lawyers, accountants and bankers, then we might see some push-back.”|
|“A photograph of the last male northern white rhinoceros.”|
|How to Avoid Jury Duty|
|CaptchaTweet: Write Tweets in Captcha Form|
|“A fraudster poses as an attractive woman and encourages a man to masturbate in front of a webcam.”|
|“Semis, not personal cars, are the smartest use of autonomous technology.”|
|“Facebook has contributed to, and profited from, the erosion of democratic norms in the United States.”|
|Short Story of Similar Objects|
|Japanese Robot Serves Ice Cream From Inside a Vending Machine|
|“The homemade airplane does indeed fly!”|
|“The company’s ambition, its ruthlessness, and its lack of a moral compass scare me.”|