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Google Cars: No One Really Knows Where They’ll Take Us
Search giant's experimental vehicles "leave the driving to" technology while we...just go along for the ride...literally!
By Judith Pfeffer


The overall implications of a future with primarily self-driving cars—for technology, the economy, highway safety, day-to-day lifestyle and even ethics—are enormous. And no one really knows what they will be, even if they claim to.

As it turns out, what looks chaotic and random on a city street to the human eye is actually fairly predictable to a computer.

The potential economic issues resulting from overall adoption of self-driving cars are almost too huge to rationally contemplate.

If self-driving cars take off, his Geico and its competitors could easily take a hit, Buffett says.

See also: Self-Driving Vehicles: The Road from Automation to Autonomy

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