Google's driverless car | Sebastian Thrun Sebastian Thrun helped build Google's amazing driverless car, powered by a very personal quest to save lives and reduce traffic accidents. Jawdropping video shows the DARPA Challenge-winning car motoring through busy city traffic with no one behind the wheel, and dramatic test drive footage from TED2011 demonstrates how fast the thing can really go.

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How Does Google's Driverless Car Work?
Job: Production Company [Producing, Shooting, Editing, etc.] for TIME Magazine. Follow Us! Description: Society has been dreaming about driverless car technology since the 40's and 50's, and now it seems that future is finally upon us - but how does the technology work? Dough Aamoth, Tech Editor at TIME Magazine, breaks down how it works for us. Big thanks to Doug Aamoth and Time Magazine!

Chris Urmson: How a driverless car sees the road
Statistically, the least reliable part of the car is ... the driver. Chris Urmson heads up Google's driverless car program, one of several efforts to remove humans from the driver's seat. He talks about where his program is right now, and shares fascinating footage that shows how the car sees the road and makes autonomous decisions about what to do next. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at Follow TED news on Twitter: Like TED on Facebook: Subscribe to our channel:

A Ride in the Google Self Driving Car
Join one of our safety drivers for a ride in our second generation vehicle, the Lexus, to understand how Google's self-driving technology works on the road.

CNN test-drives Googles "self-driving car"
CNN's Brian Todd gets behind the wheel of Googles "self-driving car."