Choosing The Future (With Your Driverless Car)

May 16, 2017

Will the future be flying cars or robot overlords?  It could be neither, but Vivek Wadhwa and Alex Salkever urge us to make conscious choices. 

Google's driverless car in Mountain View, California.
Credit Grendelkhan, CC BY-SA 4.0,

Because technology will inevitably advance, and people should have a say in whether our future looks like "Star Trek" or "Mad Max." 

Wadhwa and Salkever are the authors of The Driver in the Driverless Car, a look at how we make such choices. 

The authors join us for some lessons on shaping the future.