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Google revealed yesterday that it has been testing autonomous cars on California highways. Thought that guy behind the wheel was reading a book? You may have been right: these Priuses are driven by new technology including “video cameras, radar sensors and a laser range finder to ‘see’ other traffic.”

According to The New York Times, these cars can “drive themselves, using artificial-intelligence software that can sense anything near the car and mimic the decisions made by a human driver.”

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