“Seven-and-a-half years ago I joined what was then a secret project within Google. For decades, self-driving cars have been dreamt of in science fiction. The question was could we make that dream a reality?”In 2009 Urmson started self-driving project with Google, car team is now housed in X, the “moonshot” lab of parent company Alphabet. Autonomous driving tech has come a long way since the first time he arrived at Google and it has entered a much more practical phase of development. Urmson was working on self-driving tech at Carnegie Mellon to win DARPA challenges and watched the project go from a global of 100,000 miles self-driven to completing 1.8 million miles. He said that
"Till I have not decided what to do next but if I can find another project that turns into an obsession and becomes something more, I will consider myself twice lucky."
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