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Atlantic Experiments

How Do We Make Rules for Self-Driving Cars?

Jan 14, 2016 | 18 videos
Video by The Atlantic

The Obama administration recently announced plans to invest $4 billion towards a 10-year plan for self-driving cars. By eliminating opportunity for human error, autonomous vehicles would likely reduce traffic accidents and improve travel efficiency. In this video, contributing producer to The Atlantic Steve Goldbloom visits the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California, to understand how engineers are working to create the safest driver on the road.

Author: Nicolas Pollock


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Multimedia experiments and explainers from The Atlantic