Driverless at Last (Hardcover)

Cars, Artificial intelligence, and You

By Hod Lipson, Melba Kurman

The MIT Press, 9780262044769, 216pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2022

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Description

How driverless cars will change the way we live, play and work, and what technologies make them possible.

Few inventions have changed life as much as the car. These large hunks of steel and horsepower are everywhere, so ubiquitous and deeply intertwined with our lives, jobs and families that we barely pay them any attention. The mundane car, however, is about to become the ultimate mobility device. Thanks to rapid advances in robotics and artificial intelligence, cars are poised to morph into the first mainstream autonomous robots that we will entrust with our lives, creating a cascade of social and economic change. In Driverless at Last, Hod Lipson and Melba Kurman discuss:
How will this technology change our lives, our businesses, and our cities?
What new opportunities lie ahead?
How do driverless cars work?
What are the technological and social barriers?


About the Author

Hod Lipson is Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Columbia University and an author of the award-winning book Fabricated: The New World of 3D Printing.

Melba Kurman writes about disruptive technologies and is an author of the award-winning book Fabricated: The New World of 3D Printing.