Self-driving cars sound like a dream for bumper-to-bumper traffic. And imagine all the reading during long road trips! This hour, guest host Lauren Silverman will talk about how these cars will function and how engineers are making them safe with U.C.-Berkeley research engineer Steven Shladover. He writes about the future of self-driving cars in the June issue of Scientific American magazine.
In this July 21, 2017 photo, Sylvia Acevedo, right, CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA, assists a member of the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland as she builds a simple robotic arm during an introduction to the world of robotics in Owings Mills, Md. Patrick Semansky/AP Photo