Psychic Cars vs. Hijacked GPS

psychic-with-crystal-ballPsychic cars?

Your GPS controlled by retailers?

What is the future of driving coming to?

Well, in one scenario, we’re the boss. Our cars take us where we want to go.

In the other scenario, someone else is in the driver’s seat. Our GPS systems chart routes which take us where retailers want us to go. We’ll get to our intended destination…eventually.

But allow yourself extra time for retail-orchestrated detours.

As reported in Popsci, new smart car technology developed in Switzerland allows automobiles to read our minds. Having succeed in creating thought-controlled wheelchairs, the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) – an innovative technical university – is working with Nissan to construct an environmental and biometric-controlled system which will be able to anticipate a driver’s next move.

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