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Bert22306
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Re: why self-driving cars?
Bert22306   10/24/2013 7:05:11 PM
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"How do we communicate that to the mainstream media and avergae driver?"

A tough call, but not because it should be. Even on this august site, there are many who seem to believe that driving a car is the ultimate impossible task for automation. And yet, if it's so difficult, how come so many barely competent (or for that matter mostly irresponsible) people seem capable of it?

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junko.yoshida   10/24/2013 10:07:43 PM
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But then, Rick, when I look into some software bugs and electronics glitches that might have caused Toyota's electronic throttle control to play a role in unintended acceleration ( see my other story http://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1319897&), i can't help but wonder how safe those software-packed autonomous cars will really become.

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