Autonomous driving & handling the handover

Video Summary

Before driverless cars go mainstream, there will be an in-between period in which human and machine will alternate control of the wheel. An ethical dilemma too complex for the computers may mean the rider suddenly has to take over. What's the best way to handle this transition? The CEO of a self-driving startup, a partner from BMW i Ventures and an AI investor weigh in.


Adam is a hardware guy. Currently the portfolio director at Comet Labs, he previously co-founded a consumer electronics company, which designs, manufactures, and sells mobile phone accessories. He has spent time living in China and working in a production environment. He spent 2 years as a hands-on hardware lead at the StartX accelerator program. Adam's background is designing capital equipment and processes for the semiconductor industry, including many semi-automated solar cell manufacturing pilot tools. Adam studied Product Design and Mechanical Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and Materials Science Engineering at Stanford University. He is a 2014 Forbes 30-under-30 in energy and industry.

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