[LMB] self-driving vehicles OT:

markus baur baur at chello.at
Thu Sep 2 19:48:56 BST 2021

On 02.09.2021 20:27, Matija Grabnar via Lois-Bujold wrote:
> 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 The joke is a bit out of date, we know how to solve that now, just use a 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 ;-)

of course you could use two different neural networkds .. the one above, 
and one trained to recognize ONLY blackbirds ..



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