You Can Leave this Car Idling in the Parking Lot, and It Will Go Park Itself

Yesterday we posted a story about futurist and Google Engineer Ray Kurzweil who believes that the singularity—a merger of humans and technology—is just decades away. Today, Volvo is proving him wrong—the singularity has arrived, and it has taken the form of the world’s laziest invention. The Swedish automaker recently unveiled a concept car you can leave in a parking lot, and it will drive around by itself, find a parking spot and then later pick you up when you are ready to leave. The countdown to the machines’ overthrow of human enslavement by disgruntled virtual valet drivers has begun …

2 Comments

fabiomontez

1

fabiomontez commented…

Volvo is Swedish; well in fact Chinese now!

Esther Aspling

635

Esther Aspling commented…

Hmm. I don't do well with creepy machines. This might cross the line for me.

http://forthisisthetime.com

Please log in or register to comment

Log In