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National Science Foundation


Science of Innovation: Self-Driving Cars

Self-Driving Cars: At Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., computer scientist Sebastian Thrun and his team of software engineers are creating a fleet of self-driving cars. His innovative approach to artificial intelligence is what makes these cars such a success.

In celebration of the 165th birthday of one of America's greatest innovators, Thomas Edison, the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and NBC Learn produced this 11-part series narrated by NBC News' Ann Curry highlighting innovators from across the country.

 

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