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Old 04-02-2018, 09:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Would you let a machine take control of your life...???

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Would you let a machine take control of your life...???


Tesla Model X was in autopilot before fatal crash in California - Mar. 31, 2018


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Old 04-02-2018, 10:24 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Uh oh, another Tesla autopilot crash fatality
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I went ~200 km yesterday, merely aiming a machine that was in control of its own speed!!

(Yet I know people who won't even use conventional ('dumb') cruise control because they don't like the feeling of lack of control.)
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(Yet I know people who won't even use conventional ('dumb') cruise control because they don't like the feeling of lack of control.)
Not just lack of control, but MIS-control. Dumb cruise control oesn't know how to anticipate the road ahead and do DWL &c.
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So, it is as efficient as an automatic transmission?
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Even though everybody has some lazyness moments when would rather have a machine doing all the work, autonomous cars are not trustworthy enough at least by now.

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