My friend Mikael (of course, he’s a friend to us all) has had his words shoehorned into an article instructing cyclists to ride and hand signal in predictable ways so that driverless cars can respond. What does that mean? That if we don’t move in our cities as Tesler or Google demand, that we deserve to be killed by their robots? I really hope engineers there at Google are teaching their robots to recognise this one:
Thanks Frank Gehry, I.M. Pei and Mies van der Rohe — although I don’t really thank you at all. With the exception of me, architects have been pawns of the car industry too. Here’s an old post if you care about history being repeated. It’s the streetcar conspiracy all over again, only this time the perpetrators are the makers of driverless cars.