wired.com - 9 days ago
Forget the Driverless Future. Get Ready to Physically Merge With a Car
In the future, they say, cars will drive themselves.
You’ll call a roving robo-taxi, tell it where you want to go, and check out mentally in the back seat. People will be human cargo—as unengaged in the journey as a smiley-faced Amazon box awaiting delivery. That’s the storyline, anyway. And who can argue? Driverless vehicles are the logical conclusion of megatrends—the century-old march of automation, perfected by artificial intelligence. (Hey, they’re called auto -mobiles.) Carmakers and tech giants are racing to get on board.
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