In the last year, San Francisco has seen a disturbing sight: Driverless cars zipping around city streets without anyone at the wheel. Instead, an array of expensive electronic sensors guide the way.
The city of San Francisco and activists have been receptive to a plan that two companies had made to expand the driverless taxi service in San Francisco. This fight has been a Rorschach Test for the locals' tolerance to the new ideas of the tech industry: Are driverless cars a safe and interesting alternative to public transportation? Are they an inconvenience and a disaster in the making?
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