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  • 5 years ago

Former vice-president of research and development for General Motors, Larry Burns, is a champion of the ‘driverless car’. And he sees a time when traffic in our cities will swarm like insects. If he's correct, it’s certainly going to take a significant change in driver mindset and the development of some very complicated computer systems. But there are also safety and legal issues to take into account. The development of fully-automated vehicles is more than just a technology issue—it’s also about systems and society.