[LMB] self-driving vehicles OT:

Matija Grabnar lmb at matija.com
Thu Sep 2 19:27:29 BST 2021

On 02/09/2021 19:00, Louann Miller wrote:
> Not just Asimov, either. It turns out that before we had computers to smoke
> test our ideas about computers, we were really bad at guessing what would
> be easy and what would be hard for them. Probably based on over-using the
> assumption that a human brain = really smart purpose-built computer. Boy
> were we wrong.

Very true. A nice representation of it is this comic: https://xkcd.com/1425/

The joke is a bit out of date, we know how to solve that now, just use a 
neural net.

It would be solved in a few months, work 99% of the time and 
mysteriously fail to recognize blackbirds ;-)

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