In the media coverage of every new technology, there comes a moment that could be called “peak absurdity.” It’s the moment when the news becomes saturated with claims that a new technology can do just about everything to improve our lives. It happened about a decade ago with 3D printing: legions of Americans believed we were days away from being able to 3D print our dinners, a new car and a great outfit for the weekend. Ten years later, and 3D printing has certainly enabled easier creation of plastic widgets, but costs and impracticalities remain high.
Now, there are some industry watchers who believe we’ve reached that point with autonomous/self-driving vehicles.
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