Kevin Cashman

Tag: self-driving cars

Remote-Controlled Self-Driving Cars: Unworkable Technology for Unproven Technology

Although hype about self-driving vehicles is everywhere, the actual technology behind them is starting to disappoint. Early predictions about when fully autonomous vehicles — that is, vehicles that would never need a human…

If You’re Thinking about Automating Entire Occupations, Please Try to Understand Everything Those Jobs Entail

The Atlantic posted an interesting article on the effects of automation on people of color in driving occupations, specifically concerning bus drivers. My colleague Cherrie Bucknor and I wrote about the effects of…

Silicon Valley Is Screwing Up (and Hurting People)

Scott Alexander usually has takes I disagree with, and his new post “Silicon Valley: A Reality Check” is no exception. He tries to rehabilitate Silicon Valley by highlighting new startups that have an…