A peek at Volkswagen's Silicon Valley research facility

Our siblings at CNET take a look at Volkswagen's Silicon Valley research facility to preview in-cabin car tech, up close and personal.

Our siblings over at CNET have started a new video series called "Conversations," and the first edition has editor-at-large Brian Cooley touring Volkswagen's Silicon Valley research facility.

It's an interesting look at how a staid car manufacturer like VW is responding to the rush of in-cabin technology -- all while avoiding the dangerous reality that is the distracted driver.

Plus, our pal Cooley gets to wear some very, uh, interesting eye-tracking glasses. (Which we promise to never let him forget.)

Here's a look:

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