Episode 20. Uber supports AVs; Model X lawsuit; solid state lidar

Uber’s CEO still strongly supports autonomous cars; my thoughts surrounding a lawsuit around the Model X crash; and a brief — very brief — overview on solid state lidar: smaller, better, cheaper.

Uber’s CEO still on board with AVs

The uber test vehicle crash in Arizona was obviously a tragic thing; but given the tremendous potential safety of autonomous vehicles generally, progress must continue. Uber’s CEO agrees.

The legal implications of the Model X crash

I flex my attorney muscles — read: I go on a mini-rant — about the futility of such lawsuits in this case.

Solid state lidar

Solid state lidar is to conventional lidar what SSD drives are to your old school spinning hard drives. In a word, better, faster, smaller, and more expensive. For now, anyway.


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