MIT built a self-driving car that can navigate unmapped country roads

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  1. Sooner Al

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    it wouldn't be surprising if someone came up with a better system that negated the billions spent on current tech and the rR&d that preceded it.
     
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    Oh those wacky lads at MIT, just another way to seek out that last cold beer at the tavern located down that lonely country road on a dark and stormy night!
     
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    So? I thought that the original DARPA autonomous vehicle challenges, predating the modern self-driving car movement, included unmapped roads and even off-road segments.

    DARPA Grand Challenge - Wikipedia
     
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    Judging from the steering wheel displacement, the MIT car does seem to be weaving back and forth quite a bit as it goes down that country road!
     
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    I remember watching the 2005 & 2007 challenges on I think the Discovery channel. It was very interesting.
     
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