Sure, YOU can drive better than a robot — but what about those other fools?

The NY Times sports an article on an until-now quiet experiment by the ubergeeks at Google in developing an artificial-intelligence powered self-driving car, tooling up and down Cali streets and highways — and even managing to negotiate the steep twists and turns of Lombard Street in San Francisco. The only accident, according to Google and the article, was when one of the Google robo-cars (equipped with an emergency relief driver as well as a technician to monitor the AI gear) was rear-ended by a human-driven car at a stop light.

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