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Think of it as Material Design for data visualization.
An exhibition at London's Science Museum explores the future of autonomous mobility, and the designs that are paving the way. Curator Margaret Campbell selects five pieces from the show and reveals the stories behind them.
A crematorium, a sports field and a multi-storey charging station for driverless cars are among six shortlisted proposals to repurpose decommissioned gasholder sites across the UK.
Housing and a battery storage space were also put forward as uses for the circular wells, which are left behind when a gasholder and its latticed steel frame have been demolished.
Cars crash a lot: Nearly 37,500 Americans died on the roads last year. Autonomous cars would crash less (for one thing, they don’t drink or text or yell at their kids in the backseat). But that doesn’t mean drivers are ready to give over the wheel.