Autonomous vehicles and self-driving cars on The Future, This Week
This week: after a flurry of contradicting announcements, we discuss if self-driving cars have finally arrived, or what it would take to get them here.
Why don’t we have electric aircraft?
Unlike a car, you can't just stick a battery-powered engine in a plane and expect it to fly. Despite that, small planes might be the future of electric flight.
The Future, This Week 14 Jun 19: #FlyingCars, #Mobility, #EVs
This week: Flying cars, China pushes electric vehicles, and the future of the automobile.
Automated vehicles may encourage a new breed of distracted drivers
Humans are poor at remaining vigilant over time. That's bad news for the safety of partially automated cars, which sometimes need the person behind the wheel to quickly take over control.
The Future, This Week 24 Aug 18: hype cycles, leadership, and failure
This week: It’s hype time, fast and agile leadership, and the business of failure.
The Future, This Week 25 May 2018
This week: why it's too early to certify AI, and phantom traffic jams and fungi sandals in other news.
Why the need for speed?
We spend on average about an hour a day travelling. Given this is unlikely to change, how can we make this time more productive and enjoyable?
The Future, This Week 11 May 2018
This week: I'm um, a bot; sexist spaces; and Japan making stuff in other news.
A bumpy road ahead
Fatal Uber crash highlights both AI and non-technical questions about autonomous vehicles.
Where cars are going…
Driving to the beat of an unknown drum: navigating towards the autonomous car future – put yourself in the driver’s seat.
The Future, This Week 23 February 2018
This week: where cars are going, banking on automation, and Apple glass, Facebook torture and robots in other news.