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#52: Dr Melissa Cefkin, Nissan's Autonomous Car Anthropologist

Dr Melissa Cefkin is one of many scientists working on the challenge of developing and deploying autonomous cars at Nissan's Silicon Valley research lab. But she's a bit different than most scientists working in this space: she's a social scientist, specifically an anthropologist. On this episode of The Autonocast, she joins the crew to explain why social science is so important to the development of autonomous cars, and how her team contributes to Nissan's work in this sector.

#53: Why The Media (Ourselves Included) Can't Stop Talking About Tesla

#51: Dr Stephen Zoepf of Stanford Center for Automotive Research