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Brin's Best Bits From the Code Conference (Video)

Google co-founder unveils a car sans steering wheel, sounds off on patent law.

Asa Mathat

During the inaugural Code Conference, Google co-founder Sergey Brin took the wraps off the tech giant’s latest moonshot, a car built from the ground up to drive itself — eliminating the need for little things like, you know, a steering wheel.

Brin, who directs special projects at the Google X research division, also touched on other hot topics, including Google Glass, NSA surveillance, flaws in the patent system and his own anti-social tendencies.

See the highlights from his conversation with Re/code’s Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg in the video below:

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