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Last post Author Topic: driveless cars  (Read 10351 times)

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Re: driveless cars
« Reply #50 on: October 17, 2014, 07:34:43 PM »
"Your car needs to reboot to install updates" WTF!

Or worse, the Blue Windscreen of Death! :D


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Re: driveless cars
« Reply #51 on: October 17, 2014, 07:56:15 PM »
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Re: driveless cars
« Reply #52 on: October 17, 2014, 10:33:40 PM »
Or worse, the Blue Windscreen of Death! :D

 :Thmbsup: Hehe! Very clever!
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Re: driveless cars
« Reply #53 on: October 18, 2014, 05:12:15 AM »
"Your car needs to reboot to install updates" WTF!


Or even worse, the automatic ripcord on your parachute.  We wouldn't want to be hacked at 15,000 feet now would we?  Must have those security updates!  :D

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Re: driveless cars
« Reply #54 on: October 18, 2014, 12:42:13 PM »
"Your car needs to reboot to install updates" WTF!

Or worse, the Blue Windscreen of Death! :D

Especially because your car still has to have Windows.  The next great frontier for MS!

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Re: driveless cars
« Reply #55 on: October 18, 2014, 02:18:18 PM »
Driving around in your Apple iPod doesn't sound that great either...as these come with a lot of iPadding.  :D

A lot of people get sick very quick when their eyes don't see the movement their brains are registering...so Apple is actually bad for the general well-being of people. ;-)

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Re: driveless cars
« Reply #56 on: October 18, 2014, 04:33:51 PM »
Put another way, we somehow tolerate bad engineering when it's "just a computer", but the car companies *have* had about 100 years to "sorta" get their basic old style production in line, especially after the Japanese boot to the head in the 70's.

But with our new urge to super-computerize everything, if you have seven seconds not to commit involuntary child-slaughter to a bus full of fifth graders, suddenly these little gaps become less forgiving!!
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Re: driveless cars
« Reply #57 on: October 19, 2014, 05:54:04 AM »
I can remember hating the super dark tinted glass windshields because I couldn't see where the oncoming driver was looking at intersections.  Now I'll have to wonder if anyone is even in the vehicle.

If the car could go off by itself and come back with a cold 4 pack I know some guys who would figure out a way to buy it somehow.  :)

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Re: driveless cars
« Reply #58 on: October 20, 2014, 06:27:49 AM »
It's fiction, but it feels like it fits:

From an Episode of House MD (S07 Ep13)

"Check your surroundings for safety"!?

Granted, it was from a very strange episode that had multiple layers of lies as the plot, but I can see it eventually happening...



« Last Edit: October 20, 2014, 06:33:08 AM by TaoPhoenix »