In many ways, self-driving cars have become the poster child for AI. It’s one of the most tangible forms of automation and from 10,000 feet, it feels like an impossibly complex problem for a computer. But the reality is that the rules a computer must follow to drive a car are very well defined. To be successful, a self-driving car really only needs to get from point A to point B without hitting anything. Sure, the devil is in the details, and I’m not trivializing the complexity of implementing that functionality. On the contrary, I think it’s a really useful benchmark.
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