New Yorker Nov 2013
The long road to Google’s self-driving car.
How to drive across America in less than 32 hours and 7 minutes.
The people behind “the only American luxury compact sport sedan.”
The autonomous car of the future is here:
I was briefly nervous when Urmson first took his hands off the wheel and a synthy woman’s voice announced coolly, “Autodrive.” But after a few minutes, the idea of a computer-driven car seemed much less terrifying than the panorama of indecision, BlackBerry-fumbling, rule-flouting, and other vagaries of the humans around us—including the weaving driver who struggles to film us as he passes.