Updated Apr. 28, 2014 at 8:39 a.m.

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Published: 2014-04-28 08:39:00
Updated: 2014-04-28 08:39:58

Google works to master city streets. Google works to master city streets. (Google photo)

"A mile of city driving is much more complex than a mile of freeway driving, with hundreds of different objects moving according to different rules of the road in a small area," Google says. "We've improved our software so it can detect hundreds of distinct objects simultaneously--pedestrians, buses, a stop sign held up by a crossing guard, or a cyclist making gestures that indicate a possible turn. A self-driving vehicle can pay attention to all of these things in a way that a human physically can't--and it never gets tired or distracted."...

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