On Sunday, March 18th, at approximately 10pm, an Uber was operating in self-driving mode when the vehicle struck and killed 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg. Initial reports say that Elaine was walking her bicycle across the street when the Uber struck her....
15. Live from SXSW with Elon Musk (Tesla CEO) and John Krafcik (Waymo CEO) 15. Live from SXSW with Elon Musk (Tesla CEO) and John Krafcik (Waymo CEO) - Driverless Radio
In this episode, Robert and Zaira travel to the South by Southwest Interactive Festival (#SXSW) in Austin, TX. It was a very busy week. Together they saw over 30 different presentations and 20 different musical performances.
Uber was in the news a lot this past week. First, they made positive headlines when they announced that they were expanding their partnerships with health care providers to offer patients rides to doctors' offices (at the doctor office expense).
13. Driverless Cars Will Decide Who Survives in a Crash—Why I Hate The Trolley Problem 13. Driverless Cars Will Decide Who Survives in a Crash—Why I Hate The Trolley Problem - Driverless Radio
For almost 100 years, scholars have been debating the Trolley Problem. The scenario is simple. In its original form, a trolley or train was speeding down a set of railroad tracks uncontrollable and unable to break.
Inside the Aptiv and Lyft Self-Driving Car at #CES2018 – DR012 Inside the Aptiv and Lyft Self-Driving Car at the Consumer Electronics Show - Driverless Radio
This is a really exciting episode. I recorded this episode from the inside of the Aptiv and Lyft self-driving car at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Aptiv and Lyft partnered up to offer limited demonstrations of their self-driving car duri...
The Technology Behind Self-Driving Cars – DR011 The Technology Behind Self-Driving Cars - DR011 - Driverless Radio
In this episode, Robert and Zaira discuss the technology behind self-driving cars in preparation for the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (#CES2018). Listen in to learn more about the basic functions of LIDAR, radar, ultrasonic sensors, and cameras.
In this episode, Robert gets a ride on a driverless shuttle at the Florida Automated Vehicle Summit in Tampa, FL.; and he interviews the team from the Easy Mile shuttle and May Mobility.
Tesla’s Unveil of its Electric Truck, and Elon’s Special Surprise – DR009 Tesla's Unveil of its Electric Truck, and Elon's Special Surprise - DR009 - Driverless Radio
This episode is a little different since Robert is covering a life event. In this episode, Robert provides live commentary to Tesla's unveil of their semi-autonomous, electric, semi-truck. - This is the event that was originally promised this summ...
The Florida Automated Vehicle Summit (Part 1) – DR 008 The Florida Automated Vehicle Summit (Part 1) - DR 008 - Driverless Radio
In this episode, Robert takes a trip to the Florida Automated Vehicles Summit in his hometown of Tampa, Fl. The FAV Summit assembles industry leaders from around the world to address technologies, operations,
Where in the World are Self-Driving Cars? – DR 007 Where in the World are Self-Driving Cars? - DR07 - Driverless Radio
In this episode, Robert and Zaira take a virtual trip around the globe exploring self-driving car current events from various cities. Some of the current events discussed include the following: - New York: GM announced plans to begin testing its d...