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Comment: Re:Human Subjects (Score 2) 91 91

When the human testing starts, should it be old people first? afftected-continent people first? family-receives-high-payment people first?

I think they should be volunteers at the very least.

If you RTFA you'll notice that human testing has already started.

Comment: Re:Need to be able to use without looking at it (Score -1, Troll) 148 148

Unfortunately, I don't see simple car interfaces coming back.. not if Google gets "behind the wheel" of the next car revolution. Google Cruse is going to be the next app store for your smartcar, mark my words. Everyone is going to get WAYYY more features than they ever wanted and end up with a car that freezes for 5 - 10 seconds before pulling into drive (just like an android). They'll convince everyone they love it, though, by offering 100 different choices for the voice that naggs you when your gas (battery) gets low and offers you three EXCELLENT choices of stations (2 of which have paid for premium placement in the notification system).

Comment: This is only the beginning (Score 1) 218 218

This is just the start of something larger. Drones will get smaller and smaller until the technology will be there to release a cloud of gnat-like drones to monitor the entire world. What will the FCC say then if the gnat operators start suing people who have wind power generators for destroying their property? They need a policy that stretches back as far as possible. Without a defined line to draw it's just a long series of incremental advancements between RC planes and gnat drones.

Gosh that takes me back... or is it forward? That's the trouble with time travel, you never can tell." -- Doctor Who, "Androids of Tara"