[LMB] self-driving vehicles OT:
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Thu Sep 2 09:34:41 BST 2021
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> > On Wed, Sep 1, 2021, 3:38 AM baur baur via Lois-Bujold <
> That's easy mode. Humans can drive through Boston streets, with
> pedestrians and bicyclists, in the snow, at night, with road closures.
> "Self-driving" cars get tested during the day in dry climates that have
> no weather; last I heard, admittedly a few years ago now, they failed
> outright in rain or snow.
> Human drivers aren't perfect but they do a decent job in a huge variety
> of appalling conditions. The AI doesn't. And the AI has to be not just
> safe -- that's easy, just don't move if you might possibly hit something
> -- but also effective, actually getting somewhere.
> -xx- Damien X-)
I must admit that I do not see why cars should be made automatic, except in certain set conditions and routes.
Except for making someone lots of money.
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