The Hurdles Facing Autonomous Vehicles

– AUTOMOBILE, JUNE 22 2015, FEAT. PROF. BRYANT WALKER SMITH:

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk saunters onstage in front of 3,000 admiring Silicon Valley techies at a conference devoted to graphics processing units. Jen-Hsun Huang, CEO of Nvidia, the conference’s sponsor, has just unveiled a new GPU designed for automotive applications and invited Musk—“the engineer of engineers,” as he calls him—to riff on the future of autonomous cars.

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