Steve Mahan, who is legally blind, was the first non-Google employee to ride alone in the company’s gumdrop-shaped autonomous car. The ride was in October 2015 in Austin. Advocates for the elderly and people with disabilities say the technology could give them unprecedented freedom.
Steve Mahan, who is legally blind, was the first non-Google employee to ride alone in the company’s gumdrop-shaped autonomous car. The ride was in October 2015 in Austin. Advocates for the elderly and people with disabilities say the technology could give them unprecedented freedom. Waymo via The Washington Post
Steve Mahan, who is legally blind, was the first non-Google employee to ride alone in the company’s gumdrop-shaped autonomous car. The ride was in October 2015 in Austin. Advocates for the elderly and people with disabilities say the technology could give them unprecedented freedom. Waymo via The Washington Post

Driverless cars could free millions of elderly and disabled who can’t leave home alone

November 23, 2017 07:16 PM