Artificial Intelligence: The Race Is On to Smarten Our Cars

Uber’s Pittsburgh Experiment, featuring semi-autonomous vehicles, is up and running. If only its fleet could distinguish the proper path down a one-way street. And Google is reporting smashing results for its autonomous vehicle program.This is a public service alert for all you Yinzers out there: Get off the road; you’re in danger.While we’re at it, to unemployed tech bros desperate to get a foot in the Silicon Valley door: Don’t take a gig as a Google autonomous vehicle test driver.There were no injuries in this incident, but one of Uber’s self-driving cars went the wrong way down a one-way Pittsburgh street on September 26. Here’s the video, posted to Facebook by Uber driver Nathan Stachelek.Here’s more: A test driver “operating” a Google Lexus-model autonomous vehicle on September 23 was fortunate…


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