Friday, December 25, 2020 Holidays-122520
54th edition of the 8th year of SmartDrivingCars eLetter

  Giving Billions Fast, MacKenzie Scott Upends Philanthropy

N. Kulish, Dec. 20. “Through a streamlined operation, Ms. Scott has given away $6 billion this year, much of it to small charities and nonprofits….”  Read more Hmmmm…. What a wonderful way to do so many wonderful things for so many good causes by someone with the wherewithal to do it. This post is worth savoring.  Congratulations and thank you MacKensie. Alain

    4th Annual Princeton  SmartDrivingCars Summit

A. Kornhauser, & F. Fishkin, Dec. 17, Video Summary of 1st Session  Setting the Stage

  SmartDrivingCars Pod-Cast Episode 190  Zoom-Cast Episode 190  w/Chris Urmson, Aurora

F. Fishkin, Dec. 15, “With Aurora taking over Uber’s self driving efforts,  what is on the horizon for the start up whose leaders have roots at Waymo,  Tesla and Uber?    Co-founder and CEO Chris Urmson joins Princeton’s Alain Kornhauser and co-host Fred Fishkin in this special edition of Smart Driving Cars.”

SmartDrivingCars Pod-Cast Episode 191  Zoom-Cast Episode 191  w/ Louis Aaron’23 and Joel Johnson

F. Fishkin, Dec. 20, “College student Joel Johnson has been keeping a log of dozens of trips in Waymo’s self driving service in Chandler, Arizona, and posting videos on YouTube. Louis Aaron’23, another student, has been working with Elon Musk’s Boring Company in Las Vegas. The two share their experiences with Princeton’s Alain Kornhauser and co-host Fred Fishkin in the latest Smart Driving Cars.”  Alexa, play the Smart Driving Cars podcast!“.  Ditto with Siri, and GooglePlay …  Alain


   The SmartDrivingCars eLetter, Pod-Casts, Zoom-Casts and Zoom-inars are made possible in part by support from the Smart Transportation and Technology ETF, symbol MOTO.   For more information:  Most funding is supplied by Princeton University’s Department of Operations Research & Financial Engineering and Princeton Autonomous Vehicle Engineering (PAVE) research laboratory as part of its research dissemination initiatives.

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