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Collaboration, Not Heros, Drives Shifts in Climate Change

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 03.10.2014 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

When I heard in late December that Bill McKibben had written another article for Rolling Stone, I was thrilled. His July 2012 piece for that publication -- 'Global Warming's Terrifying Math' -- started a firestorm.

Why Is Tesla Part of Google's Electric Fleet?

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 02.03.2014 | Technology
Alison van Diggelen

In this exclusive Fresh Dialogues interview, Google's Rick Needham describes the company's fleet of electric vehicles and how it has enabled millions of miles of electric driving (almost 2M and counting).

Huffington Magazine This Week: Caution: Driver Onboard

Arianna Huffington | Posted 11.27.2013 | Technology
Arianna Huffington

In this week's issue, Bianca Bosker investigates a fascinating new technology -- self-driving cars -- and the risks they may pose. She finds that engineers have dealt with the technological questions, producing efficient cars that can run capably on their own. The biggest danger, it turns out, is not the cars, but ourselves.

Huffington Issue 68: Self-Driving Cars, Distracted Walking And Bad Fall TV

Posted 09.24.2013 | Technology

This week in Huffington magazine, we take a spin in a self-driving car and discover that the biggest danger it poses has nothing to do with the car it...

How Tesla Cars Are About To Get Even Crazier

Reuters | Posted 09.19.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - Electric car company Tesla Motors is working to produce a car capable of running on "auto-pilot" within the next three years, CEO Elon Mus...

Bianca Bosker

We've Built Driverless Cars. Can We Build Their Drivers?

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 10.25.2013 | Technology

The most dangerous moment in a self-driving car involves no immediate or obvious peril. It is not when, say, the computer must avoid a vehicle swervin...

Bianca Bosker

Government Regulator Wants Self-Driving Cars To Record Everything

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 08.28.2013 | Technology

SAN DIEGO -- Top U.S. safety official Deborah Hersman wants to see Google’s self-driving cars do more than switch lanes and brake for red lights. Sh...

Smart Cars

Jerry Jasinowski | Posted 07.24.2013 | Business
Jerry Jasinowski

There will undoubtedly be many viable uses for smart vehicles in industry, commerce and the military but they will be hard sell for consumers -- including this one.

Driverless Cars Could Be Hacked By '14-Year-Old From Indonesia,' Senator Warns

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 05.17.2013 | Technology

Driverless cars have been touted as an innovative way of making roads safer by reducing human error. Computers don't get behind the wheel while drunk,...

Driverless Cars Move Closer To Reality

San Jose Mercury News | Gary Richards | Posted 06.20.2013 | San Francisco

Tom Sawyer of San Jose is more than eager to test a revolutionary change that could be coming to California roads in a few short years -- the driverle...

The Driverless Car -- And the End of Road Rage?

Gini Graham Scott | Posted 04.22.2013 | Technology
Gini Graham Scott

The idea of driverless cars may seem like a sci-fi fantasy now, but they are already being tested and driven. And they work, so it's already a matter of time before they begin appearing on our roads. But what about road rage?

Going Down The Road -- In A Car That Drives Itself

Don Tapscott | Posted 03.27.2013 | Business
Don Tapscott

Imagine your car taking you from your driveway at home to your office's parking lot without you having to touch the wheel. It would be commuter heaven.

Driverless Cars, Connected Homes And Everything Between Will Be On Display In Vegas

Reuters | Noel Randewich and Sinead Carew | Posted 03.07.2013 | Technology

By Noel Randewich and Sinead Carew SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - At the world's largest technology conference that kicks off on Mo...

'TOON: Driverless Cars, Licenseless Drivers

Posted 09.28.2012 | Latino Voices

Great news everybody! The dawning of a new day is upon us. Americans everywhere will prosper, our greatest minds will have more time to think about 't...

Driverless Cars Will Become A Reality

AP | TERENCE CHEA | Posted 11.25.2012 | San Francisco

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Gov. Jerry Brown rode to Google headquarters in a self-driving Toyota Prius before signing legislation Tuesday that will...

Highway To Tomorrowland? California Approves Self-Driving Cars

Aaron Sankin | Posted 08.30.2012 | San Francisco

In California, it's illegal to talk on a cell phone handset while driving your car. The reasoning is pretty simple: with one hand glued to your smartp...

Will Robot Cars Get Stuck in Policy Traffic?

Joseph F. Coughlin | Posted 10.19.2012 | Technology
Joseph F. Coughlin

Even after the considerable technological development is complete, it is unlikely that any of us will be jumping into our robotic roadster anytime soon. The technological barriers are likely to pale in contrast to the policy, market, and consumer challenges to the driverless car.

Jason Linkins

Florida State Senate Race Becomes Ground Zero In The War Over Robot Death Cars, Finally!

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics

Thanks to Alex Pareene, I have become aware of a major flashpoint that's driving the conversation and winning the morning in the hotly contested race ...

5 Surprising Tasks Computers Do

Delia Lloyd | Posted 07.02.2012 | Technology
Delia Lloyd

Increasingly, we are delegating tasks to computers that even now, seem like they couldn't possibly be automated.

Google Chairman: Driverless Cars 'Closer Than You Think'

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 02.29.2012 | Technology

Imagine a future where you can settle back with a nice mug of coffee during your commute while your car navigates on its own. According to Google ...