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We already knew it existed, as reported on Slashdot back in May of 2012:
The news here is that it's finally being commercialized.
Right now, based on current technology, American companies are developing battery-powered electric cars, while Japanese are introducing those based on fuel cells. Over the long range, say in ten or twenty years, do you see one technology overtaking the other?
Bad covers are just another way indies are crowding out the big publishing houses.
Yes, Delphi, an basically unknown in the self-driving world, is trying to make a big splash by doing something that appears monumental while perhaps not actually making much of a leap forward in the technology. But out in most of America, self-driving cars are still pretty controversial. Accomplishments like this, assuming they pull it off, can make huge political advances.
And I don't know about you, but I'll be mighty frustrated if, when the technology arrives, we're stuck waiting on the legal system.
Aren't such things illegal in Berkeley because of the Nuclear Free Berkeley Act (Chapter 12.90):
Forget this boring job, I'm driving to Baltimore with my camera phone tonight!
Okay, I've managed to get the monitor off my laptop (it must have been stuck; I had to pry it off). Can someone tell me how to re-attach it as portrait?
Per the Corning website:
"In lab tests, Gorilla Glass 4 withstood such drops up to 2X better than competitive glass designs."
from the PC Mag article:
"They found that Gorilla Glass 4 is up to two times tougher than competitive glass. The company said it survives drops up to 80 percent of the time."
Program odd fingers to unlock the phone, then offer up your thumb to unlock it. After three tries it fails and requires your passcode, rendering your data safe. Right?
Isn't a big iPad just a big iPad?
The big question is: strong enough to tether the space elevator?
Who else is ready for completely self-driving cars? Time for a Slashdot poll!