AUTONOMOUS DRIVING WILL ARRIVE SOONER THAN EXPECTED

Different jurisdictions are grappling with the legal and technical framework for autonomous driving. Google's DeepMind showed the power of self learning algorithms playing the game of Go against the best player globally. For autonomous driving, 'the challenge is cultural and regulatory'. Different companies are subscribing to different strategies - Google's own taxi service and the 100 cars embedded by Volvo in the UK traffic will quickly achieve wide acceptance soon in replacing the most dangerous aspect of driving - human drivers.

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