TED-Ed has a great explainer video on LIDAR and its use in self-driving cars.
Lex Fridman of MIT demonstrates Driver Activity Recognition in a self-driving car by playing Black Betty on the guitar. Yes, you read that right. What a time to be alive, amirite?!
In this video summary, Elon Musk shares his vision of turning private cars into a fleet of self-driving taxis and a new income stream for Tesla owners.
The YouTube channel Like Tesla gets an early look at an as-of-yet unreleased version of a Tesla Model 3 with additional self-driving capabilities. When you see her call the car from her phone reminds me of watching Knight Rider when I was a kid, where Michael Knight would summon his car, KITT, with a call from his watch. What a time to be alive!
IGN test drives the latest update to Tesla’s Autopilot.
Does it get us closer to a self-driving world?
In this video, Seeker asks the question: “How closer are we to a self-driving world?”
Here’s an interesting video from CNBC on the rise (and economic impact) of self-driving trucks. They make many of the same points that I did in this DataPoint episode.
Lex Fridman scores the mother of all interview guests for his podcast when he sits down with Elon Musk to talk about Tesla’s Autopilot feature.
In this Data Point, Frank ponders the wider impact on jobs and businesses related to self-driving cars that are not immediately obvious. From driving schools to truck stops, everyone will feel the change.The question then becomes: how can we prepare the workforce for the impending upheaval in the job market? Will teaching to the test cut it? Or are we going to have to make learning play and play learning?
Press the play button below to listen here or visit the show page at DataDriven.tv
Waymo, the self-driving car unit of Google Alphabet, is selling the laser-mapping sensors used on its driverless vehicles to other companies.
In the video below, Waymo CEO Tekedra Mawakana discusses the move with Bloomberg’s Caroline Hyde on “Bloomberg Technology.”