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Study: Autonomous Cars Headed for Massive Sales by 2035

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Charles Murray
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Re: Autonomous cars
Charles Murray   8/8/2014 6:07:22 PM
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The biggest what-if is the human driver. Humans are far more unpredictable than machines. Interestingly, the biggest technical challenge could potentially occur at the beginning, when the machines are in the minority, and therefore have to deal with millions of unpredictable humans.

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Gorski   8/5/2014 11:13:36 AM
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I don't think autonomous cars wil ever be "common." There are too many situations in driving that sesnsors could not respond to. There is always the unexpected happening that requires a drivers response that is unique. I don't think sensors and sensor programs could handle the large number of "what ifs" that can happen while driving.

 

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Gorski   8/5/2014 11:13:35 AM
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I don't think autonomous cars wil ever be "common." There are too many situations in driving that sesnsors could not respond to. There is always the unexpected happening that requires a drivers response that is unique. I don't think sensors and sensor programs could handle the large number of "what ifs" that can happen while driving.

 

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Re: driverless cars
far911   8/1/2014 1:16:39 PM
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Is it really like that the car will stop after 10 second s.

far911
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far911   8/1/2014 6:48:40 AM
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How many times does the systems collapse. So eventually people with high prestige will be at high risk by sitting back in the car and let the car b driven by it self. It is not like planes where traffic is 2 low and computers handle the flight even lands as per programmed but will it pull up some emergency landing and emergency stopping.?

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Re: driverless cars
Ralphy Boy   8/1/2014 12:24:14 AM
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Of course I was think of a car that actually can drive itself...

And I was just riffing on all the goofy stuff that this might lead to and settled on those two to post.

But since you asked... I'll do another...

At what age does junior get his own car? I mean... he won't need to drive so the whole age/licence thing won't be a problem.

 
 


shehan
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Re: driverless cars
shehan   7/31/2014 8:22:08 PM
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@Charles – Imaging your autonomous car automatically accelerating without a need. 

shehan
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Re: driverless cars
shehan   7/31/2014 8:20:43 PM
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@Ralphy – does this mean we don't have a manual way of overriding the drive? I'm sure they need to come up with something in case of emergency. 

shehan
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Re: driverless cars
shehan   7/31/2014 8:18:59 PM
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@Trenth – That's the reason why we don't still see it on roads.  Car manufacturers will not want to take the risk of safety. 

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shehan   7/31/2014 8:14:26 PM
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@dstroz – Does this mean you still want to live more. Lol

Same here I will just give it a try for the sake of curiosity, but will never want to use it continuously for any long drives. 

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