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The world is thrilled by autonomous cars, but there's another useful -- albeit less exciting -- form of transport that will probably drive itself sooner: The big rig. Now, a team of ex-Google engineers is trying its hand at building autonomous trucks.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

The world is thrilled by autonomous cars, but there's another useful -- albeit less exciting -- form of transport that will probably drive itself sooner: The big rig. Now, a team of ex-Google engineers is trying its hand at building autonomous trucks.