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Wired: The speakers in session 6 of TED2014

Wired: The speakers in session 6 of TED2014

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Technology is always a big theme at TED (it’s the “T,” after all), and in this session we draw back the curtain to take a closer look at what’s really going on within some of the world’s most influential companies. But this isn’t just about the current headline-grabbers. Speakers will also share thoughts and demos []

Video: Epic rides in the first Google Self-Driving Car, at TED2011

Video: Epic rides in the first Google Self-Driving Car, at TED2011

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Above, Chris Fralic and friends take a tire-squealing ride in the Google self-driving car in spring 2011. Warning, profanity and lots of it. More video below. At TED2011, Sebastian Thrun from Google told us why he wanted to make a self-driving car: “Most automotive deaths are due to human error, not machine error. A driverless car can save lives.” Google’s []