Google's Self-Driving Car gathers almost 1 GB per SECOND

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    May 01, 2013 1:24 AM GMT
    https://twitter.com/Bill_Gross/status/329069954911580160

    Here's what it "sees" making a left turn:
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    May 01, 2013 2:17 AM GMT
    Seems not many people or cars.
    Would it crash when it's driving in New York City?
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    May 01, 2013 4:30 AM GMT
    I wrote a 12 page paper over autonomous driving.... I'm excited for it, much safer and more reliable than humans. Oh and of course at anytime you are able to take control of the car.
    And in NYC it would be great, if I remember correctly autonomous cars can be about 2 inches away from eachother and have a much faster reaction speed than humans. It would benefit NYC by making the cars more packed together.
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    May 01, 2013 5:04 AM GMT
    ThatSwimmerGuy saidI wrote a 12 page paper over autonomous driving.... I'm excited for it, much safer and more reliable than humans. Oh and of course at anytime you are able to take control of the car.
    And in NYC it would be great, if I remember correctly autonomous cars can be about 2 inches away from eachother and have a much faster reaction speed than humans. It would benefit NYC by making the cars more packed together.
    I didn't write a paper on it, but I did do a lot of personal research into it.

    What you speculate seems to be true (though I don't remember the '2 inch separation') part.

    Every time I have to make an abrupt evasive maneuver in traffic to avoid a dumbass driver, I bitch about technology being behind the current needs of society. These "driverless" cars need to be made mainstream ASAP.
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    May 01, 2013 6:27 AM GMT
    Someone took me out to the end of the runway at nasa one time. There were black touch-down skid marks all over the end of the runway and one big black one in the dead center. He told me that the big one in the center was from computer-controlled landings and all the others were from human-controlled landings.
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    May 01, 2013 12:58 PM GMT
    The only problem I see here is that no matter how much statistics or evidence prove that these cars are safer on the road than human drivers, every time one of them screws up (and they will) they'll be blamed by the press and politicians as being too dangerous. It wouldn't surprise me if at some point down the road someone tries to pass a law to make them illegal, facts be damned.
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    May 01, 2013 6:00 PM GMT
    pedestrians need that system hooked to the muscle control parts of their brains.