Google Introduces the Self-driving Bicycle

Google wants to make biking safer, smarter, and easier by applying self-driving technology to biking. This spring, Google is introducing the self-driving bicycle in Amsterdam, the world’s premier cycling city. The Dutch cycle more than any other nation in the world, almost 900 kilometres per year per person, amounting to over 15 billion. Is it “the biggest invention of the bicycle since the bicycle itself'”?

Our Future? For real?!

As innovative as this is…will you put your children on a self-driving bike to “go anywhere they want, anytime they want” ? Will you “work on your bike” with a laptop mounted to your handlebars? Does this feel counter-intuitive to safety, the freedom of riding, or the purpose of transportation? What are your thoughts…or reaction to Google’s big idea for April Fools’ day…

Wait! Before you go…

Choose how you want the latest innovation content delivered to you:

Innovation Excellence




What the Roomba Teaches Us About Pushing Through Fear of Failure

By Shawn Nason | October 27, 2020

Like all robots, a Roomba does its job with no sense of success or failure outside of completing its mission. How could we be like the Roomba?

Read More

Responding to future challenges by cultivating mental toughness

By Janet Sernack | October 23, 2020

In our blog “Leading and Managing Transitional Change” we described how leaders could help their people to transition through the fears and…

Read More

Leave a Comment