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Germany's Self-Driving Streetcar Puts Autonomous Tech on Track

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Siemens tram, Potsdam

In the past year, Siemens' (passenger-free) street cars have puttered through Potsdam more than 450 times.

Credit: Siemens

Of the many acronyms engineers spend their lives internalizing, few are more valuable than KISS: Keep It Simple, Stupid. Constrain the problem, reduce the variables, and make life as easy as possible when designing novel systems—like, say, a self-driving car.

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