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And Now, a Bicycle Built for None

Jul 31, 2019 - The New York Times

It’s not the first self-driving bike. But equipped with an A.I. chip, it may be the nearest to thinking for itself.

As corporate giants like Ford, G.M. and Waymo struggle to get their self-driving cars on the road, a team of researchers in China is rethinking autonomous transportation using a souped-up bicycle.

This bike can roll over a bump on its own, staying perfectly upright. When the man walking just behind it says “left,” it turns left, angling back in the direction it ca...