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WALT MARTIN IS kneeling, legs folded behind him, butt resting on his heels. “I’ve got to practice my yoga,” he says, clearly joking. Never mind that we’re in the cab of an 18-wheeler cruising through Colorado at 55 mph and Martin was, until a moment ago, the guy at the wheel.

Source: Wired Magazine

Date: November 1st, 2016

Link: https://www.wired.com/2016/10/ubers-self-driving-truck-makes-first-delivery-50000-beers/

Discussion

1) Uber is supposed to be a taxi-like service.  What is it doing developing self-driving trucks?

2) Why is it such a big deal that Uber is developing self-driving trucks?

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