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Comment Re:How your car thief will will steal your cars. (Score 1) 169

Maybe the onboard GPS system can direct the driver to the local police station when it detects the brain waves from a decapitated head**. Pretty pointless directing them to the local hospital.

* I don't have a clue how long the brain can generate brain waves after decapitation. If the system can read them, you'd think it would translate into nothing but "FUCK, FUCK, FUCK, FUCK, FUCK, FUCK, FUCK, FUCK, FUCK, FUCK, FUCK, FUCK".

Comment Re:Good idea (Score 2) 169

Either way, the future of driving will be safer and better. Hopefully before too long we will see the widespread adoption of either driverless cars or, to a lesser degree, this technology coupled with stuff like automatic braking and obstacle avoidance and other technology already on the market.

Personally, I want the driverless cars. A bad driver is a bad driver no matter how much automation they have at their disposal. In fact, I would say that more automation makes a driver worse if the driver is still the one at the top of the chain controlling it. People who have literally no idea how big their car is, because they rely on automatic cruise control with distance sensors, and automatic parking assist.

Best take drivers out of the picture all together.

Comment Let the city be buried (Score 2) 166

I've was reading a thread last week were some bloke said about how when his dog died, he buried it wearing a paid of swimming googles and a towel wrapped around the dogs neck like a cape. He then went to his shed and got a whole pile of assorted metal pieces and welded them together in a few different collections of strange shapes and parts. Then he buried them around his dog.

In the future when the dune moves and this city is uncovered, hopefully we could really screw with some archaeologists head!

Comment Re:Let me guess (Score 5, Funny) 230

When you get the platinum medal, it also unlocks new countries to fight in and new and improved drone weapons

Not only do you have to kill a certain amount of people (civilians, enemies, womp rats, whatever), you also have to do pointless tasks like do 15 barrel rolls in a row with a drone to earn certain medals.

Anyone else?

How many NASA managers does it take to screw in a lightbulb? "That's a known problem... don't worry about it."