[LMB] self-driving vehicles OT:

tidsel egern at protonmail.com
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 <

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> That's easy mode. Humans can drive through Boston streets, with
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> pedestrians and bicyclists, in the snow, at night, with road closures.
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> "Self-driving" cars get tested during the day in dry climates that have
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> no weather; last I heard, admittedly a few years ago now, they failed
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> outright in rain or snow.
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> Human drivers aren't perfect but they do a decent job in a huge variety
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> of appalling conditions. The AI doesn't. And the AI has to be not just
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> safe -- that's easy, just don't move if you might possibly hit something
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> -- but also effective, actually getting somewhere.
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> -xx- Damien X-)

I agree.
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.
T



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