Why You Should Want Driverless Cars On Roads Now

How close are we to having fully autonomous vehicles on the roads? Are they safe? In Chandler, Arizona a fleet of Waymo vehicles are already in operation. Waymo sponsored this video and provided access to their technology and personnel. Check out their safety report here: waymo.com/safety/

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Waymo Safety Reports - waymo.com/safety/

Driving Statistics - ve42.co/DrivingStats

The Real Moral Dilemma of Self-Driving Cars ve42.co/SelfDriving

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  • 17:13 tell me, how tf is a pedestrian supposed to cross that?

    MaveMaveUur geleden
  • I would trust this over an Uber driver jacked up on Red Bull any day of the week

    Flavio AFlavio A2 uur geleden
  • I really want driverless minibusses in the mountains/country side in Norway with no trafic or any trafic lights just straight roads. Here we have a problem with not enough drivers taking over when the older gen is done. Not having driver license in the mountains/country side is a huge problem.

    Richard JohansenRichard Johansen3 uur geleden
  • i was thinking of being an uber driver, now what???

    Sangam ChhetriSangam Chhetri6 uur geleden
  • i dont want any cars on the roads or streets :moyai:

    FUTUREFUTURE6 uur geleden
  • 100% can’t wait, that future can’t come soon enough.

    Mark Sharman CameramanMark Sharman Cameraman7 uur geleden
  • If your for ai driving cars your anti human and anti god

    John DoeJohn Doe8 uur geleden
    • No you're the heretic. God gave you 2 wonderful legs to traverse his world in but instead you grow choose instead let satan's metal devil cage you instead whether you're in "control" or not. HERESY.

      NicNic6 uur geleden
  • ghost cars

    Layla JaraiLayla Jarai9 uur geleden
  • Veritasium : Driverless cars are the future.... Petrolheads world-wide: * visible angry noises*

    Misfiring4GMisfiring4G10 uur geleden
  • And then you get one of those cosmic ray boys flippin’ your car’s bits.... aaand... you’re screwed :)

    SAPVSAPV10 uur geleden
  • One of the best things about self-driving cars is their predictability

    LaneWelchLIVELaneWelchLIVE10 uur geleden
  • there's just one requirement: needs to be OPEN SOURCE

    firstName lastNamefirstName lastName13 uur geleden
  • I think Veritasium has lost his credibility by making this stupid propaganda

    jan simonidesjan simonides14 uur geleden
    • "Science guy being sponsored by and supporting thing I don't like = stupid propaganda" Lmao

      NicNic6 uur geleden
  • Yeah and drivers will loose their jobs and companies like Uber and Lyft will make a huge profit 📈📈

    Arnav VermaArnav Verma17 uur geleden
  • This is a wildly irresponsible long-form commercial for a company that is using pedestrians as volunteers for its open beta of a software that's supposed to, in theory, not plow into a group of them with 2 tons of rolling metal.

    JezzuhJezzuh23 uur geleden
  • The issue that bugs me with things like this is that those opposed to the idea will scrutinize the new technology and point out any and all flaws as their means to show how "See, it won't work." The problem is that tech like this doesn't necessarily need to be 100% perfect to be functional or efficient - it just needs to perform better than humans. It seems like the it is an argument from ego and an unwillingness to embrace change.

    James BauerJames BauerDag geleden
  • I'd still like to drive my race car, that is fueled by octane. Because it's fun. Pass.

    CouricCouricDag geleden
    • You can still do that on tracks and segmented road areas.

      apocalypseapapocalypseapDag geleden
  • Worth pointing out that Waymo's technology ONLY works in Phoenix, Arizona because it has a perfect map of the city.

    Alasdair DeaconAlasdair DeaconDag geleden
  • this is a valid argument but the waymo sponsorship kind of ruined the whole thing

    The Unvlog ChannelThe Unvlog ChannelDag geleden
    • Not really.

      apocalypseapapocalypseapDag geleden
  • I really liked the elevator analogy - I hope we can get there (or maybe a mix of automated cars To automated public transportation, to further reduce traffic, energy use, etc)

    Not HereNot HereDag geleden
  • Planes have had autopilot and autoland for decades....we still have pilots.

    Jerome TruittJerome TruittDag geleden
  • Lets see how it does in snow and ice or in heavy traffic.

    Jerome TruittJerome TruittDag geleden
  • fake. the car would have to go 60 mmph non stop for 20 years to get to 20 million miles.

    Too bad so sadToo bad so sadDag geleden
  • Pushing garbage on people . They don’t care about people life

    Asdf AsdfAsdf AsdfDag geleden
  • Call me old fashion, but I'm in that terrified percentage. Also, not convinced by the positivity of this narrative

    Wilson NettoWilson NettoDag geleden
  • It’s good inside town only

    Loop InLoop InDag geleden
  • Why do you keep your wedding ring on the right pinkie ever since ? Elevator drivers are still employed in institutions riddled with corruption where nepotism is used to launder money by littering the organigram with useless people. I'd make an experiment and introduce (with city hall permission) a large fleet of self-driving vehicles in a certain city with the aim of noticing the general evolution of traffic events. If the events are dropping and the road safety increases, the the experiment succeeded and the self-driving cars may be introduced at a larger scale.

    Fada TeFada TeDag geleden
  • Sad oil company will never let this happen .... only way Is if all earths oil gone

    Corey CallahanCorey CallahanDag geleden
  • Elevators and planes are nothing close to cars in terms of operating conditions…

    Junwei LiangJunwei LiangDag geleden
  • having those prediction can cause issues for those behind the driverless car though right?

    Meshach RamirezMeshach Ramirez2 dagen geleden
    • The car can see all the way around itself with cameras all over.

      apocalypseapapocalypseapDag geleden
  • The best part of having only self drive car is that we do not need traffic light anymore

    Yuk WongYuk Wong2 dagen geleden
  • His first video that I understood totally

    shivanand singh Thakurshivanand singh Thakur2 dagen geleden
  • The potential for raw stats to add an impact to this video was missed. Still an awesome video and I loved seeing everything in it though. I wrote a paper in July 2018 titled, "What is society's understanding of the impact/benefits of autonomous vehicles?" In 2020 there was 1.37 fatalities per 100 million vehicle miles traveled by humans. That translates to about 100 people per day, or 36,000+ people per year. When I wrote the paper in 2018, there had been a total of 4 fatalities with autonomous vehicles in the USA (3 by Tesla and 1 by Uber) with over 5 billion autonomous miles driven. That makes 0.08 fatalities per 100,000,000 miles driven. *Deaths per 100,000,000 miles driven:* Humans: 1.37 (36,000+ deaths a year) Autonomous driving: 0.08 (4 deaths total) You pick which one you think is safer. ;) I'll hard pressed to give up driving, because, well, I love it. But the stats don't lie, even if people don't believe them. All this information is public on the United States Department of Transportation.

    PsyQo Hippy | ChrisPsyQo Hippy | Chris2 dagen geleden
    • Yeah on regular roads, autonomous driving is already better than the average driver, certainly.

      apocalypseapapocalypseapDag geleden
  • Next video: "Why you should want a microchip implanted in your hand now"

    William TalbotWilliam Talbot2 dagen geleden
    • Next comment by William Talbot: "Next video: "Why the moon landing was real."

      apocalypseapapocalypseapDag geleden
  • What about malevolent people who for eg. sound a siren or hold up a picture of a cyclist etc.?

    John WalthewJohn Walthew2 dagen geleden
    • There are oddities that the system still has to contend with and work out solutions for, which is why it isn't at commercial availability yet.

      apocalypseapapocalypseapDag geleden
  • In the 1980's there was a RPG called Shadowrun that had autonomous driving in all cars, and the laws were set to require the "GRID" System to control your car in certain areas. I suspect that we will have a fully autonomous driver network before the 2050 when the game was set.

    Tyler DurdenTyler Durden2 dagen geleden
  • Welcome to Johnny Cab! Please state your destination!

    Tyler DurdenTyler Durden2 dagen geleden
  • One important question to always ask in this topic: How to handle software bugs? Complex systems / software will have bugs leading to unforseen accidents on the road. Who's responsible in such a case? The software engineer who made a mistake? Since you cannot put a software to court. How does Waymo handle and avoid bugs?

    XephosXephos2 dagen geleden
    • That's why they test these things, a lot. 20 billion miles in simulation when this video was filmed and they document all irregular occurrences. No person will have this kind of experience, ever. They're already better than the average driver on roads.

      apocalypseapapocalypseap2 dagen geleden
  • I had to commute 1 hour each way in stop-and-go traffic for college every day. I am about to start working. Please, engineers and lawmakers make this happen ASAP for my mental health

    nithonk Bonknithonk Bonk2 dagen geleden
  • I wish you could get sponsored by Tesla to talk about their FSD beta 10. No clunky radar stuck on top of the model 3.

    MitchAndo96MitchAndo962 dagen geleden
    • Haven't you see videos of fsd trying to hit pedestrians?

      v21v21Dag geleden
  • Steve Mann... goddamn what a name

    ChoJunChoJun2 dagen geleden
  • NO WAY YOU DROVE BY MY OLD HIGHSCHOOL. Wish I knew you were in town!

    Zach VrbasZach Vrbas2 dagen geleden
  • One potential danger you didn’t mention is if someone were to hack the system and, for example, make all the cars crash.

    061banyon061banyon2 dagen geleden
  • I would be interested in a video where you compare and contrast the different training paradigms used by Waymo and Tesla. I've been following AI Driver on Tesla's FSD Beta 10 and I feel like I've gained much more insight into how Tesla's FSD "thinks" than I've gained into Waymo. I feel like Tesla's training approach makes FSD closer to a breakthrough.

    Bob MeyerBob Meyer2 dagen geleden
  • I'm 100% convinced that autonomous driving will be awersome. Reducing the pollution, the trafics, the accidents... But man; the pleasure to drive... I will lack that a lot !

    ZenomZenom2 dagen geleden
  • Yes please

    AdelaideAdelaide2 dagen geleden
  • College kids in 50 years won’t know what a designated driver was

    Burhan ChughtaiBurhan Chughtai2 dagen geleden
  • Fully autonomous roads would make it a million times safer and reduce traffic/ no need for street lights. However, we just getting closer to the end of the world.

    Burhan ChughtaiBurhan Chughtai2 dagen geleden
  • With the AUTISM epidemic destroying the brains of at least 50% of boys soon you don't want and they CAN'T steer a ton of steel with no capacity. This is the ONLY reason why they are pushing this nonsense. Anyone with sense would not let the A.I. steer them around since these can be hacked or merely programmed by the government as assassination tools. You can't put frosting on a weapon and tell people to eat it.

    vaccinefraudvaccinefraud3 dagen geleden
    • Ah yes, the guy who thinks theres going to be a major spike in autism diagnosis from the vaccine is also coincidentally a programming expert on self-driving cars. Thank god there's such intelligent patriots like you to defend us from tyranny using your ginormous pea brain.

      NicNic6 uur geleden
  • Hackers *lol GTA time*

    locklear308locklear3083 dagen geleden
  • The same thing that happened to Air France will eventually happen with a malfunction. The auto pilot disengaged due to ice build up on one or more of the sensors so the computer didn’t know where the plane was. As a safety measure, the computer went into default and disengaged auto pilot. Now the pilots didn’t know what to do since they were relying on this system. The same could be said for self driving cars. Everything breaks at some point. After years of relying on the car to do everything, when it does break, will you be ready to jump back on the road after developing zero skills?

    Glen RasmussenGlen Rasmussen3 dagen geleden
  • Nope just watched your other video and if a cosmic ray flips a bit in your car, it's game over.

    Dan GDan G3 dagen geleden
  • I agree with your perspective overall, but the video would have appeared more objective if you had mentioned the Boeing 737 MAX crashes in your discussion of computer-aided flight. Design flaws in automated systems can and do occur, because they are made by humans.

    Hephen StawkingHephen Stawking3 dagen geleden
  • Please get a ride in a Tesla with their latest beta!

    Thunder cookieThunder cookie3 dagen geleden
  • The only thing im waiting for.. Even if im 90 years old before it happens is that theres more autonomous vehicles etc on the roads than human drivers

    dragonl0ldragonl0l3 dagen geleden
    • That all depends on the country you live in and how developed it is.

      NicNic6 uur geleden
  • I mean if Waymo gave them money for this it's essentially an 18min ad. Kinda cool regardless, I honestly did not know they were this far along.

    Dylan ChildsDylan Childs3 dagen geleden
  • ايماجيني هاد اللوطو تسوق فلوطوروت بليدة لدزاير هههههههه

    RahimRahim4 dagen geleden
  • A Karen crashed into a pedestrian and claimed it was racist.

    Honrobo KadomaHonrobo Kadoma4 dagen geleden
  • Isn't a regular car fully autonomous?

    Ean EricksonEan Erickson4 dagen geleden
  • God for beat....never never let that happen! That’s part of NWO! Evil channel

    Archie Armeninfo TVArchie Armeninfo TV4 dagen geleden
  • This guy is a New World Order stooge!! Dirty, financed propagandor!

    Archie Armeninfo TVArchie Armeninfo TV4 dagen geleden
  • i remember like 6ish + years ago I was on a flight and the pilot came on after we landed and said the landing was completely autopilot

    RANDYYYRANDYYY4 dagen geleden
  • Wait till that universal radiation flips a 0 bit to 1

    Mehedi Hasan ApurboMehedi Hasan Apurbo4 dagen geleden
  • Next Goal: Self Driving Trucks, Buses etc

    Vakishna ThayalanVakishna Thayalan4 dagen geleden
  • This would be the origins of the Disney Pixar's CARS...

    Gourav BhosekarGourav Bhosekar4 dagen geleden
  • I want cars out of cities now thanks.

    ZonesZones5 dagen geleden
  • No, no I don’t. All the news has been bs hype up to this point, almost as if people and companies are selling the promise of and nothing real, asking us to fund this is rediculous. We were supposed to have millions of tesla taxis by ‘20, millions of personal self driving vwhicles by ‘20, we arent even close. Most the ‘no-driver’ vehicles are only ran in special areas. Areas where everything has been mapped out, all lines are as perfect as possible, all signs are exactly places as the computer needs, they have a team of people behind single rides and they still have problems with weather and unpredicted situations. This feels more like a commercial. So, again; no, no I dont want to put a half ready tech onto the road just so some CEOs can make more money. I would bet anything you wish that this wont be common tech for another 25 yrs minimum.

    Lazlo VīmesLazlo Vīmes5 dagen geleden
  • You know this will be the end of personal driving, right? Also, I challenge you to take your driverless car to India ;)

    Dennis BautembachDennis Bautembach5 dagen geleden
  • Will driverless cars make traffic better in the future when most people are using them? If so I can see that as a huge benefit and selling point for them. If not then that should definitely be a priority after making them as safe as possible. I imagine all the driverless car in the future can work together in high traffic areas with properly worked out algorithms to keep traffic flowing smoothly and least better then humans can do as we can’t know what’s going on with other cars not in immediately next to us.

    Adam GarrityAdam Garrity5 dagen geleden
  • OK DEREK.. Now considering your most recent video, are you not concerned about bit flips of death on MASS??!!

    harry sheehanharry sheehan5 dagen geleden
  • Well that's really cool

    Oded ShoshaniOded Shoshani5 dagen geleden
  • That’s right, just keep on excusing personal responsibility and keep feeding instant gratification with the outcome of the inability to sit still and maintain focus for any relevant amount of time complete with a computer that does all the thinking for you. Sounds perfect for the Democrat party platform!

    Rick WillsonRick Willson5 dagen geleden
    • "Stay away from computers! It's part of the Democrat agenda!" - Sent using a computer

      NicNic6 uur geleden
  • Man: I trust you with my life auto drive Single event upset: Your doomed

    RajnishRajnish5 dagen geleden
    • That's why they have protections against such occurrences, like ECC memory.

      apocalypseapapocalypseap2 dagen geleden
  • Well the question is if you trust your life with a computer then go ahead..

    RajnishRajnish5 dagen geleden
  • Whenever I'm asked, how long will it take for "technology" to reach the point at which we can do X, I think there's more to it than the science and engineering. Tech is a complex social phenomenon that evolves out of a fickle landscape of market, legal, political, and cultural forces. Seeing a small fleet driving on the road under tight restrictions in 2021 is not surprising. Seeing the parking lots torn up and replaced with greenspace, our working hours increasing by 10 per week, and expensive manual driving permits will be.

    Richard McGovernRichard McGovern5 dagen geleden
    • @AdelaeR i don't know why we're arguing over this. Maybe because the word "torn up" is skewed on the negative side, and the fact that the sentence is along 2 quite ridiculous ideas such as working 10 extra days per week or only delivering driving license to the wealthy people, made me think that he thought this one was ridiculous too. Because american people are so into cars, they don't see the problems tehy bring along, so i assumed he held a similar view. And i asked him about that to make sure. Maybe i could have said "I might be wrong, but you appear to think that getting rid of some parking lot is a bad thing. If that's the case, could you explain you think such a thing ?". Sue me please.

      UniiUnii2 dagen geleden
    • @Unii He named 3 things, of which 2 were negative, so what makes you assume that it's a list of negative things? Surely you're not concluding that statistically on such a low number of data points, right? It's just a list of possible major changes.

      AdelaeRAdelaeR2 dagen geleden
    • @AdelaeR He put it in the surprising changes, along with overworking and restriction to drive

      UniiUnii2 dagen geleden
    • @Unii No he didn't do that. He was listing it as a big change.

      AdelaeRAdelaeR2 dagen geleden
    • Wait are you listing "parking lots torn up and replaced with greenspace" as a bad thing ?

      UniiUnii2 dagen geleden
  • Regardless of how much autonomous driving makes sense, it won't take off without substantial redesign of infrastructure and transit/traffic safety laws. Like what happened after the elevator operator's strike in New York. There will be an interesting, perhaps prolonged period of mixing between driverless and traditional vehicles on the road. Adoption will vary between countries, and between different cities and the rural urban divide in the US.

    Richard McGovernRichard McGovern5 dagen geleden
  • The only problem is that not everyone has a self driving car so they aren’t really that safer

    Cosmo DaysCosmo Days6 dagen geleden
  • you are kinda wrong.

    NieJaKubaNieJaKuba6 dagen geleden
  • we need autonomous cars because people can't drive

    audie allenaudie allen6 dagen geleden
  • Derek, 75% of people being "above average" in driving or anything else is hardly surprising, it just means it's a skewed distribution. For all we know, those people could be completely accurate in their beliefs! There is also the problem of how the question is interpreted differently by different people.

    ----6 dagen geleden
    • @Unii i actually agree, this is definitely also an effect, as well as (what I think that) Derek refers to, that we simply tend to overestimate our own ability. But both of those effects are swamped by the simple truth that abilities do behave as a skewed distribution, meaning there is just not that much of an effect left over to be explained. Also, as I said in the parent comment, the real issue is whether we can trust our survey data to begin with: did people answer the question as stated, or did they imagine "average" to refer to "median"? Did they answer "I'm better than average", or did they think "I'm pretty good and haven't had a recent major accident" and answer in the affirmative, System 1 style? I don't know- (haven't checked any studies either, sorry), but without knowing these things, the statistic is more or less meaningless.

      ----2 dagen geleden
    • Maybe you're right, but i think it has more to do with bias. You often notice bad driver because good drivers don't cause any probems and behave the expected way. So when someone ask you if you're a better driver than most people, you recall those bad drivers and say yes.

      UniiUnii2 dagen geleden
  • Humans are the worst.

    R TR T6 dagen geleden
  • There is an elevator operator at a plant I work out, Union Gig, they work in hour long shifts and look miserable.

    R TR T6 dagen geleden
  • Autonomous cars might become so safe that it might be illegal to manual drive a car😂

    Athul JohnAthul John6 dagen geleden
  • I'm still waiting for my lidar stocks to take off lol

    Jon McCainJon McCain6 dagen geleden
  • As an developer in high tech myself, we discussed these accidents like in the plane often. But there is a consensus of most engineers. It can be true, that completely automatised systems are more reliable and safe. (Mostly). But it take a huge effort to build them. And small changes can create huge maintenance efforts. Doing something manually is oftem cheaper. Or partly automatized... The problem lies somewhere else: you can only build or programm what you throughout understand. When you havent used or played with technical goods, no university can teach you how to build technology. You have nowadays 'for safety reasons' so many restrictions for using of simple technology and of realy using it at all, especcially cars or gun, that the basic tech level and 'the feeling' in the population is completely inexistent anymore. This is a huge problem! I give you the anecdote, 20 years ago before all the wars, before the safety hysteria and a lot of online cringe, tuning a car or motorbike and also using it speedy om backroads, was a common, non-violent hobby for young men. Like myself. Companies found their technical talents for jobs and apprenticeships. The technical universities also found their students... After all this police state and safety cringe, when fun and risk had been forbidden and criminaliced, there are nowadays no young people found for technical apprenticeships anymore and the technical universities had to shut down classes. And the general willingness to cooperate with police and state is at low point i had never experience in my life... The safety argument is the end of technology. You have to build stuff yourself (simple) or use tech to limit to understand it. Of course there are the hyperabstract MIT doctorate, that will not share my viewpoint. But they are a very small minority in the tech circles. Modern Objects contain mechanics, user case, software, electronic, electric.... Because there are no objects allowed (for legal reasons like safety and environment) the entry level into technology had become incredible high. I think the limits come from this point. For myself, it is interesting to automatice something like a car. But I do not want it, because I like driving (with some some speed), automtication in highly regulated fields like medicine, planes or cars means that you spend so much time im a grinder of legislature and paperwar so far from the real object that it is questionable if you want to do that or technology does increase your lifed quality. Why should I automatice Objects, when this means they are legally and technically away from me? This is actually the reason why I quitted engineering. There is no purpose in making life boring and expensive. Safety hysteria is not worth that.

    Ultor M42Ultor M426 dagen geleden
  • I'm curious to know if the deployment of this technology will be centred around ownership of a vehicle or simply another form of an e-hailing service? And in the case of ownership - with all the tech add ons that are required, what would the purchase price for one of these vehicles be? I'm guessing far too much for the average consumer to even consider.

    Tyrone MorrisTyrone Morris6 dagen geleden
    • 150K for a fully autonomous vehicle and thats just an economy car. Thats another reason this technology won't fully take off anytime soon.

      Jerome TruittJerome TruittDag geleden
  • As usual, the clowns are pushing expensive toys for the rich which will obviously end a lot of people's jobs. And let's not pretend that these vehicles won't be expensive, like electric cars, only the rich will be able to afford them. But that's the point, isn't it?

    DemanDeman6 dagen geleden
  • The point with the risk analysis is actually a real problem. This because all the law and order extremists in government. The least possible case with the highest damage is considered the relevant one. Everything is considered as causal relation. This is not useful. Often a statistical approach makes sense. If you give freedom to people, then some bad things will happen, but overall, freedom works and brings overall better results. But what I think is a perversion, is that comparing a war (purposeful causing damage) with people and accidents. And it is also not true statistically, that speeding and speed is a major cause for accidents. It depends on thr traffic situation. Empty streets, few accidents. Full streets many accidents. Speed is (in European Countries) with 2% the lowest cause for accidents. There were several statistical frauds from the green Party for new legislature. I personally do not like and support this 'safety cult'. (Which started in the 1990s). Outsourcing all your everyday life to external organisations for the 'safety' argument, bears a lot of risk. See survaillance states like China... Holiday or spare time means nobody tells you what to do and complete voluntary interaction with people and organisations. An analog car is just a bunch of parts, such digital connected car is something different. I also do not like the progressive/socialist approach: yes parking needs space. And yes, a lot of property is not used all the time. But its availability makes it useful. And only the time when used wears a machine off, the capability of many everyday machines to be turned off, makes them cost and energy efficient. The parking argument is the typical anti private property argument from progressives, socialists and cooperate socialists. The use for a self driving car in traffic jam is clear. But not every usage scenario is like that. I would really like to have completely simple mechanical/electrical cars available again. (Not allowed to sell because of government regulations). Why? Diy and technology that you can not understand, fix and are not there to have fun with are boring and a waste of time.... And in the age of Microsoft Teams and co. You do not need a self driving car to safe time or to sleep in anymore...

    Ultor M42Ultor M426 dagen geleden
  • Tesla: This isn't an autonomous vehicle. WAYMO: shhhh

    Benjamin EgBenjamin Eg6 dagen geleden
  • 7:16 "It's just standing there...menacingly"

    philip gaophilip gao6 dagen geleden
  • Well, driverless cars are better than careless drivers

    Johan AndhiraJohan Andhira6 dagen geleden
  • My main fear about self driving cars communicating to each other is that they might be hacked. Even if they cant, a smart enough car engineer can hack it for a criminal or something.

    jeanete pelagiojeanete pelagio6 dagen geleden
  • Wow, great presentation. I've been on one of those flights that landed in fog so thick I couldn't see the runway looking down from my window. I also like your comparison to the Elevator needing a driver (before my time). I know that in real circumstances driver-less cars are almost never at fault (except for maybe one brand that truly isn't supposed to be driver-less). Judging from some of the careless drivers I've experienced on Freeways, I'm fairly sure I'd rather be a passenger in an automated car.

    2chuck2chuck6 dagen geleden
  • I always thought the "moral dilemmas" were pretty stupid. As if humans think about morality in those situations. Both humans and AI would just try to avoid the accident altogether. If you have enough control to make a moral choice, you probably also still have enough control to prevent the accident.

    BobTheBoxBobTheBox6 dagen geleden
  • Joke’s on you, I don’t. Id much rather have a vehicle I am in control of.

    Jacob WrightJacob Wright6 dagen geleden
  • Having autonomous cars is the ideal solution when you have everyone around you in an autonomous vehicle. But when the driving of everyone around you is unpredictable, when no one is following rules, when the roads are so bad they don't have lanes, it's hard to think that autonomy would be ideal? I come from India so when I'm talking about bad driving conditions, I'm talking real bad.

    Samarth Bellur - The AudiocratSamarth Bellur - The Audiocrat7 dagen geleden
    • @Andrew Montz yeah. We have rules, but no one really follows them 😅 we will get there but it'll take a long long long time.

      Samarth Bellur - The AudiocratSamarth Bellur - The Audiocrat5 dagen geleden
    • India will never have autonomous vehicles within their present traffic laws. It'll have to be changed all at once there, I would think.

      Andrew MontzAndrew Montz5 dagen geleden
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  • Well, the autonomous cars would always lack consciousness💀💀

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  • We can imagine a future without drivers...can we imagine one without cars?

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