Uber, Lyft and other ride-sharing services have changed the way travel in most cities. Unlike the traditional taxis where you had to go out in the streets, find a taxi then haggle for the price, wasting a lot of time in the process, ride-sharing apps give you an estimate of what you are supposed to pay even before you request a ride.
Distracted driving kills 3,400+ people in the United States annually. Over a million accidents occur every year, and autonomous vehicles will, hopefully, stop many of these accidents, saving tens of thousands of people per year. But what happens when an autonomous vehicle is involved in an accident?
There’s been a lot of talk about self-driving cars over the last few years, but the US Senate has finally announced that it will pass legislation clearing regulations and restrictions for manufacturers, in essence providing a clear path to putting driverless cars on the road.
If you're sitting at your office desk or driving a cab, just take some time to think whether a robot could do your job better than you? Unfortunately, the answer for you would probably be yes. The topic about whether or not machines or robots will do away with the requirement of human employment is not just an academic debate now.