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Old 04-27-2014, 08:22 PM
 
Location: Texas
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I am. People end up hating others if they have to drive them around, I guess that's understandable. Robots and computers won't get mad at you, cause they're programmed to do whatever, and they're machines, so they can't get mad at you. Pretty sad it has to go to that. Relying on robots because people don't want to help others, so we have to build robots and program them to help us (that'd probably happen anyway, but that's not my point).

Google take the wheel (literally)
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Old 04-27-2014, 09:47 PM
 
Location: Pueblo - Colorado's Second City
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I am ready. That is not to say I will not miss driving but I do think this will overall be better.
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Old 04-27-2014, 11:43 PM
 
Location: God's Gift to Mankind for flying anything
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NO !
I used to be in a related business.
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Old 04-28-2014, 01:18 AM
 
Location: Caverns measureless to man...
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Good god, no! Absolutely not! That's the day I sell my car and move to an island without any roads. Why on god's green earth would anyone who has ever sworn at their computer trust one to drive a freakin' automobile at 70 miles per hour? This is nothing short of absolute insanity.
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Old 04-28-2014, 01:46 AM
 
Location: Allendale MI
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Good god, no! Absolutely not! That's the day I sell my car and move to an island without any roads. Why on god's green earth would anyone who has ever sworn at their computer trust one to drive a freakin' automobile at 70 miles per hour? This is nothing short of absolute insanity.
Why would anyone trust a human to drive a automoblie at 70 miles.
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Old 04-28-2014, 04:20 AM
 
Location: Ohio
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Are you ready to let go of the wheel and let the car itself drive?

If or when I become unable to drive......YES!

Much better than losing my independence!
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Old 04-28-2014, 06:00 AM
 
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The question is, will you still need a driver's license?
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Old 04-28-2014, 06:36 AM
 
Location: In the realm of possiblities
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" And then Skynet became fully operational. It was software in cyberspace......"
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Old 04-28-2014, 08:54 AM
 
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Good god, no! Absolutely not! That's the day I sell my car and move to an island without any roads. Why on god's green earth would anyone who has ever sworn at their computer trust one to drive a freakin' automobile at 70 miles per hour? This is nothing short of absolute insanity.
Computers don't make mistakes, the humans operating or programming them do. Garbage in, garbage out.

For highway driving this would actually be vast improvement. The primary reason for accidents on the highway is the disruption of the flow of traffic whether it's the slow poke driver or the guy weaving in and out of traffic.

I forget what the actual time is but it takes the average human a second or two to process that information and move their foot from the gas to the brake. A computer could do it in a fraction of a second, you could actually have bumper to bumper traffic safely flowing at any speed.
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Old 04-28-2014, 10:13 AM
 
Location: northwest Illinois
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I am. People end up hating others if they have to drive them around, I guess that's understandable. Robots and computers won't get mad at you, cause they're programmed to do whatever, and they're machines, so they can't get mad at you. Pretty sad it has to go to that. Relying on robots because people don't want to help others, so we have to build robots and program them to help us (that'd probably happen anyway, but that's not my point).

Google take the wheel (literally)
I'd NEVER trust anything but myself or a human to drive. I find it hard to believe you're STILL stressing over driving? DID you ever get some help for your anxiety issues?
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