A racetrack veteran compares the Self Racing Cars contest in California to hot-rod modders of old: “This event, with its hackers, tinkerers and engineers, is just like that.”
Asking tech leaders how to regulate their own industry might be like “asking the foxes how best to guard the henhouse.”
As Uber and Lyft go public, financial interest in getting truly driverless cars on the road will mount. That shouldn’t mean it happens in a rush.
As more technology creeps into the front seat to help drivers, so too will systems that eavesdrop on and monitor them.