This excerpt is from a guest post at IntersectProject.org
Like it or not, self-driving cars are coming.
Google, Apple and Tesla are racing to produce autonomous vehicles for public transportation. Google and Tesla are testing self-driving cars on public roads, and Tesla has already begun to roll out self-driving features in their high-end electric cars. For example, the Tesla Model S can stay in its lane, adjust its speed in traffic, park itself and be summoned by its driver. In the next several years we should see the first fully autonomous car that needs no human participation in the driving process. By the time my future children are grown up, learning to drive a car may be optional.
We all tend to have a default reaction to technological advancements. You may default to excited anticipation. If so, you probably...