Skip Navigation
NPR News
"I'm really looking forward to a time when generations after us look back at us and say how ridiculous it was that humans were driving cars" -- Sebastian Thrun (TED)

When Will Driverless Cars Be A Part Of Our Everyday Lives?

by NPR/TED Staff
Sep 13, 2013 (TED Radio Hour)

Hear this

This text will be replaced
Launch in player

Share this


Explore this

Reported by

NPR/TED Staff

Part 6 of the TED Radio Hour episode Predicting The Future.

About Sebastian Thrun's TEDTalk

Researcher Sebastian Thrun helped build Google's amazing driverless car, which he says will not only revolutionize how we get around, but also save lives.

About Sebastian Thrun

Sebastian Thrun is a research professor at Stanford University, a Google Fellow, and co-founder of Udacity. His research focuses on robotics and artificial intelligence. He led the development of the robotic vehicle called Stanley which won the 2005 DARPA Grand Challenge, and is exhibited in the Smithsonian.


Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Read full story transcript

Missing some content? Check the source: NPR
Copyright(c) 2014, NPR

Visitor comments

on:

NCPR is supported by:

This is a Visitor-Supported website.