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Why Elon Musk is donating millions to make artificial intelligence safer

What do Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates, and Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk have in common?

They all fear that advances in artificial intelligence, an area of computer science in which machines can mimic human behavior and make decisions, could lead to potential unforeseen disasters down the road for humanity. 606 more words


Chris Urmson is head of the self-driving car project at Google, and as you may know, the Mountain View company just announced that the latest prototype of its car — the one that’s super adorable — is now on the roads of Mountain View. 139 more words


As if right on cue, two self-driving cars nearly crashed into each other in California

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Yesterday, Google announced that its own self-driving cars were now on the streets of Mountain View, California. Later that evening, it was revealed one of Google’s cars had a close call on Tuesday with another self-driving car from Delphi Automotive, another company looking into building autonomous vehicles. 239 more words

Google's self-driving Lexus cuts off self-driving Audi

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Somebody almost had to call a self-driving tow truck.

Two autonomous vehicles, one powered by Google and the other from Delphi Automotive, nearly collided this week in what’s thought to be the first close call between a pair of self-driving cars, Reuters… 141 more words


Google’s Custom Self-Driving Car Hits Public Streets

Google has just announced that it is current­ly testing its next-generation self-driving vehicle around Mountain View, California, as the prototypes hit the open road. The vehicles are able to travel to a selected destination, and follow the flow of traffic and roadways to make sure that they will arrive in the given destination safely. 356 more words


Google's Self Driving Car Hits The Streets

Google has been testing self driving cars on the road and had announced last month that it is going to soon start on road trials of its own self driving cars. 255 more words

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Google Self-Driving Prototype Cars Hit Public Roads

Google said on Thursday that its self-driving prototype cars have taken to streets in the Silicon Valley city of Mountain View where it has its headquarters. 295 more words