By Artur Kiulian
Overview of a presentation by Andreessen Horowitz on the future of autonomous vehicles
I love everything about self-driving cars to the extent of even taking the Self-Driving Car Engineer Degree at Udacity. That’s why this particular video from the a16z Summit really caught my attention. Frank Chen (a16z partner) goes over the most commonly asked questions about autonomous cars and I’ve decided to dive deeper into each of those here on Medium.
Level by level or straight to level five?
The major assumption is that “Everything that moves will go autonomous”, and we are not only talking about cars, all the trucks on our roads, drones in the sky, shopping cars and even toys will move by itself to the extent that our involvement will become rudimentary, undesired or even illegal.
So how will we get there?
There is a six-level categorization scheme that comes from the Society of Automotive Engineers and describes the automated driving in a six categories.