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Google guru eyes self-driving cars

Posted on: November 16, 2011


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Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt envisions an explosion of “big data” and the simplification of powerful technology changing the world, from the spread of democracy to the introduction of self-driving cars.

A car is going to drive itself better, in our lifetimes, than we will,” Schmidt said in a speech yesterday at MIT’s Sloan School of Management. “Especially if you’re drunk, but even if you’re not — people get distracted. Plus you’re not supposed to be tweeting — but you are — when you’re driving.

He said the availability of huge sets of data, and algorithms to make sense of them, leads to possibilities like self-driving cars, one of Google’s side projects.

Schmidt called for citizens to demand its leaders to use such data when making policy decisions about issues like global warming. He said the data clearly points to climate change caused by humans but little action has been taken.

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2 Responses to "Google guru eyes self-driving cars"

Google market is now bigger than ever

yes google aiming big in different domains

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