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Special Report: Are Autonomous Truck Ready for the Road?

Missy Cummings calls herself a techno-realist. By day, she's a professor at Duke University and the director of Duke's Humans and Autonomy lab. Her day-to-day work is in artificial intelligence and robotics, yet she's not a technology cheerleader. In fact, she's quite skeptical about some of claims of autonomous driving's current practitioners. She says the hype surrounding autonomous cars and trucks has pushed far beyond what the technology is actually capable of today. Find out why Dr. Cummings is concerned about how fast autonomous trucks appear to be approaching commercialization. (Sept. 9, 2020)

More about our guest:

Duke Faculty: Mary "Missy" Cummings 

Humans & Autonomy Overview - Mary "Missy" Cummings 

GeekWire Summit: Mary "Missy" Cummings, Director, Humans and Autonomy Lab at Duke University

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