Tag: self-driving

Aurora Will Help Hyundai and Volkswagen Develop Self-Driving Cars

Mysterious autonomous-driving startup Aurora Innovation is stepping out of the shadows in a big way. Founded in 2016 by ex-Google self-driving car engineer Chris Urmson, the company hasn’t had much to say until now. It just revealed partnerships with Hyundai and the Volkswagen Group to develop autonomous cars.…

AFTER PEAK HYPE, SELF-DRIVING CARS ENTER THE TROUGH OF DISILLUSIONMENT

OH, THE UNTAINTED optimism of 2014. In the spring of that year, the good Swedes at Volvo introduced Drive Me, a program to get regular Josefs, Frejas, Joeys, and Fayes into autonomous vehicles. By 2017, Volvo executives promised, the company would distribute 100 self-driving SUVs to families in…

Nvidia: The Future Of Gaming, AI And Self-Driving Cars

Summary The core gaming, AI and self-driving car markets of Nvidia are growing fast. The financials of the company are healthy, however the stock is relatively expensive. The company has the potential to lead the disruption in many industries. Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) is very well positioned in…

SELF-DRIVING CARS WILL KILL PEOPLE. WHO DECIDES WHO DIES?

Recently, the “trolley problem,” a decades-old thought experiment in moral philosophy, has been enjoying a second career of sorts, appearing in nightmare visions of a future in which cars make life-and-death decisions for us. Among many driverless car experts, however, talk of trolleys is très gauche.…