For nearly a century, Hollywood’s been teasing us with jet packs, talking cars and sexy androids. Thanks to a combination of advances in science, leaps in technology and an overabundance of nerds with free time, we’re finally just a whisker away from getting the high-tech movie toys we so richly deserve.
The Google Self-Driving Car isn’t as cool as Knight Rider’s KITT, but you’re no David Hasselhoff, either. Google aims to eliminate the No. 1 cause of fatal car accidents – us – with these electric cars outfit- ted with lasers, radar and cameras that continuously analyze the environment and conditions, and react to them faster than our feeble brains ever could. www. google.com/selfdrivingcar