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Autonomy: The Driverless Car Quest and How it Will Reshape Our World
We stand on the brink of a technological revolution. Soon, few of us will own our own automobiles and instead will get around in driverless electric vehicles that we summon with the touch of an app. We will be liberated from driving, prevent over 90% of car crashes, provide freedom of mobility to the disabled, and decrease our dependence on fossil fuels.
Longtime advisor to the Google Self-Driving Car team and former GM research and development chief Lawrence Burns will be discussing the future of transportation and new technologies with Patrick Larkin, the Founder and Director of Massachusetts' Innovation Institute, the economic development division of the MassTech Collaborative, one of the nation's first state agencies to focus on innovation-based economic development.
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