Here's what it looks like to ride inside a Waymo self-driving car


Riding in a car piloted by an invisible AI might sound like a thrilling, disquieting experience. But for the people of Phoenix, Arizona who volunteered to ride in Waymo’s self-driving cars, the experience started out thrilling but ended up relaxing – even boring. 

At this year’s SXSW, Waymo CEO John Krafcik showed a short video of the company’s Early Rider program volunteers hopping into driverless Chrysler Pacifica minivans that taxied them to their destination.