[LMB] not quite a haut bubble OT:

baur baur baur at chello.at
Wed Sep 1 09:37:38 BST 2021

> Damien Sullivan <phoenix at mindstalk.net> hat am 01.09.2021 07:03 geschrieben:
> On Tue, Aug 31, 2021 at 04:08:09PM -0600, brazee wrote:
> > We see how poor humans are at driving.   We have the stats. 
> Humans are still a lot better than the "self-driving" car systems.

there are already indication that the CURRENT asssist system (which are not full level 4 or 5 autopilots) do reduce the numbers of accidents in partly-protected motorways whne compared to human driving


admitedly the data is not perfect .. but as initial indication i find this ver interesting .. 



> OTOH there are a *lot* of automated trains running in the world.
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_automated_train_systems#Grade-of-Automation_4_systems
> In the US they tend to just be airport people movers, but other cities
> are running full-service lines, e.g.:
> Paris Metro 14 runs 14 km, with many stops.  But yeah, it uses "platform
> screen doors" to keep people off the tracks -- that seems a common
> feature.
> Sydney Metro, 36 km and 13 stations and growing.
> Copenhagen Metro, "Trains run continually, twenty-four hours a day, with
> the headway varying from two to four minutes, but with longer intervals
> (up to twenty minutes) during the night only."
> -xx- Damien X-)
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