the new romanticism

self driving cars ....

The Dream Life of Driverless Cars

"If the conceptual premise of the Romantic Movement can somewhat hastily be described as the experience and documentation of extreme landscapes — as an art of remote mountain peaks, abyssal river valleys and vast tracts of uninhabited land — then ScanLAB is suggesting that a new kind of Romanticism is emerging through the sensing packages of autonomous machines."

Geoff Manaugh is the writer of BLDGBLOG, a blog about architecture and the built environment. His book ‘‘A Burglar’s Guide to the City’’ will be published in April. The New York Times Magazine.