Tesla Instant Acceleration Saves the Day

Jason Hughes posted this:

Distracted driver in the Prius almost plows into me while waiting to make a left turn. I floored it instead.

Pretty incredible. I wonder if in the future cars will be able to do manoeuvres like this on their own. Teslas have auto braking, but what about auto acceleration?

Google’s Self-Driving Car Shows the Future of Accessibility

We move from an awful example of horrible accessibility to a stunning example of innovation and work for the greater good of humanity.

Google’s self-driving car transports Steve Mahan around his hometown — and he even orders a burrito from a drive-through. Did I mention Steve has lost 95% of his vision? It doesn’t seem to make much difference as he cruises through town in the driver’s seat.