The Simple Solution to Traffic

The Simple Solution to Traffic

Stuck at an intersection, you always watch unfold the Fundamental Problem of Traffic. On green, the first car accelerates, and then the next, and then the next, and then the next, and then you, only to catch the red. Had the cars accelerated simultaneously you would have made it through. Coordination – not cars –

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Self-Driving Car Test: Steve Mahan

Self-Driving Car Test: Steve Mahan

[wind chimes clinking] [mellow music] Nathaniel: Good morning, Steve Steve: Hey, Nathaniel. How are you? Nathaniel: Doing just great. Go ahead, Steve. [electronic beeping] [electronic voice] Auto driving. Nathaniel: Here we go. Steve: Away we go. [chuckles] Steve: Look, Ma, no hands. Nathaniel: [laughs] No hands anywhere. Steve: No hands, no feet. Nathaniel: No hands,

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