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Unexpected Consequences of Self Driving Cars – Rodney Brooks

January 31st, 2017 No comments
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Charlie’s Diary: The High Frontier, Redux

September 30th, 2016 No comments

Fill this in yourself.

Source: Charlie’s Diary: The High Frontier, Redux

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What happens when Queen Elizabeth II dies – Business Insider

September 24th, 2016 No comments
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Tesla Owner in Autopilot Crash Won’t Sue, But Car Insurer May – Bloomberg

August 20th, 2016 No comments

A Texas man said the Autopilot mode on his Tesla Model S sent him off the road and into a guardrail, bloodying his nose and shaking his confidence in the technology. He doesn’t plan to sue the electric-car maker, but his insurance company might.

Source: Tesla Owner in Autopilot Crash Won’t Sue, But Car Insurer May – Bloomberg

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New study: fully automating self-driving cars could actually be worse for carbon emissions – Vox

August 16th, 2016 No comments

15 Driver Behaviours In A World of Autonomous Mobility — Studio D — Medium

July 28th, 2016 No comments
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Twelve Concepts in Autonomous Mobility — Studio D — Medium

July 28th, 2016 No comments

Paramagnetic Dowsing rods devices Comeback… Fraudulent handheld bomb Detectors In Modern Day of Terrorism kills

July 26th, 2016 No comments

Did you know there are companies around the world promoting FAKE bomb detectors? By using technobabble, pseudo-science, rigged demos, and a bit of stage magic and misdirection, (and in some cases, bribes) they convinced even senior officials that their bogus devices worked. Find out how these fake devices are contributing to deaths of innocents, and making some crooks very rich indeed.

Source: Paramagnetic Dowsing rods devices Comeback… Fraudulent handheld bomb Detectors In Modern Day of Terrorism kills

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Driver in Tesla Autopilot accident would buy another Tesla – Jul. 12, 2016

July 13th, 2016 No comments

A third Tesla Autopilot crash report brings additional attention to self-driving car feature.

Source: Driver in Tesla Autopilot accident would buy another Tesla – Jul. 12, 2016

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Are self-driving cars ready for widespread deployment?

May 13th, 2016 No comments

The cars aren’t yet able to handle bad weather, standing water, drizzling rain, sudden downpours and snow or equipped to follow directions of police.

Source: Are self-driving cars ready for widespread deployment?

 

Directions of a police officer and hacker take-over are new arguments against (to me….)

Also, the common refrain “robotic drivers will eliminate the human-caused errors” neglects to mention all the new robotic driver errors.

 

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