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Aurora's Chris Urmson + Nuro's Jiajun Zhu |The Road Ahead for Autonomous Driving

Greymatter - October 11, 2022 17:09 - 28 minutes ★★★★ - 118 ratings
Autonomous driving is among the most exciting applications for artificial intelligence. It is also among the most challenging to actually pull off: from the capital-intensive combination of hardware and software to the complex coordination between multiple stakeholders to ensure safety. What will...

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Aurora CEO Chris Urmson on building the roadmap to fully autonomous vehicles | E1228

This Week in Startups - June 08, 2021 20:16 - 58 minutes ★★★★★ - 762 ratings
Chris Urmson the CEO of Aurora, a leading self-driving company, joins Jason to recount the history of autonomous vehicles (1:06), the roadmap for removing human drivers (16:47), what technology problems are left to solve (38:25) and more!

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#171: Chris Urmson of Aurora

Autonocast - January 31, 2020 17:27 - 45 minutes ★★★★ - 105 ratings
If you know anything about autonomous drive technology, you probably know the name Chris Urmson. From Carnegie Mellon's DARPA Grand and Urban Challenge teams to head of Google's Chauffeur program (now Waymo) and now as co-founder and CEO of Aurora, Urmson has been in the thick of AV development s...

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Chris Urmson: Self-Driving Cars at Aurora, Google, CMU, and DARPA

Lex Fridman Podcast - July 22, 2019 14:17 - 44 minutes ★★★★★ - 2.1K ratings
Chris Urmson was the CTO of the Google Self-Driving Car team, a key engineer and leader behind the Carnegie Mellon autonomous vehicle entries in the DARPA grand challenges and the winner of the DARPA urban challenge. Today he is the CEO of Aurora Innovation, an autonomous vehicle software company...

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Safely Scaling Autonomous Vehicles with Reid Hoffman, Chris Urmson & Stefan Heck | Greymatter

Greymatter - July 12, 2018 15:34 - 33 minutes ★★★★ - 118 ratings
Throughout history, technology has enabled transportation to meet the shifting demands of society. Advancement in AI and ML technology is helping the industry get one step close towards an automated future. In this episode of Greymatter, we share a panel discussion from Greylock's Future of Tran...

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The race for self-driving cars is on (Chris Urmson, CEO, Aurora)

Decoder with Nilay Patel - September 04, 2017 05:00 - 1 hour ★★★★ - 2.4K ratings
Chris Urmson, the CEO of Aurora and former CTO of self-driving cars at Google, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about when autonomous vehicles will replace human-driven ones. Urmson, who started working on the technology at Carnegie Mellon University in the mid-2000s, predicts we'll see fleets of...