Google Wants Cars To Behave More Like Humans

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) designed its self-driving cars in a manner such that they follow all the road and traffic rules. But now, it is teaching them how to drive like humans, so that they can perform activities like cutting corners, edging into intersections and crossing double-yellow lines as needed, says a report from the Wall Street Journal. Google “humanizing” its cars Google robots assume the worst, so as soon as they spot any potential danger with their ‘digital’ eyes they tap the brakes frequently, and this sometimes prompts  other drivers to stop abruptly. According to the WSJ, an autonomous vehicle from the company tapped the brakes at seemingly odd times during a recent test drive. In a conference in July, Chris Umson, who is leading Google’s efforts to develop driverless cars,…


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