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February 9, 2016

Self-Driving Cars: It’s time to hit the brakes for a reality check.


Despite how much Uber CEO Travis Kalanick likes to crow about our “driverless future,”
outside of The Jetsons this one is…not…happening…soon. Besides the remaining technological challenges, the liability and regulatory issues involved in letting a 3,000-pound death machine steer itself with no human at the controls are huge. Why Driverless Cars Will Screech to a Stop | Observer

Posted by gerardvanderleun at February 9, 2016 8:23 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Yep. The same reason we don't send Boeing 747s across the country without a pilot. I believe that the technology for such a thing is much closer for airplanes than cars, if in fact the technology is not already here. But it's not the Pilots Union that is stopping it from happening.

Posted by: Grizzly [TypeKey Profile Page] at February 9, 2016 4:21 PM

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