All You Need to Know about the Google Car
Chris Urmson, leading engineer of Google's driverless car program makes the curious point that statistically, the least reliable part of the car is the driver. So the core concept underlying his company's most curious endeavor is making our transit safer by removing humans from the driver's seat. He talks about where his program is right now, and shares fascinating footage that shows how a self driven car sees and perceives the road in order to make autonomous decisions on what to do next.
(ted.com & nytimes.com)