How Cornell Disguised Drivers to Gauge the Public’s Reaction to Autonomous Vehicles

You’ve probably seen videos of pranks where people camouflage themselves as a car seat and drive around scaring people, but you probably didn’t know that researchers actually do that sort of thing to yield a scientific result. A team from Cornell Tech led a study in which a person was disguised as a car seat while driving through several international cities to gauge the public’s reactions to driverless vehicles…