Would it pull over if it sees the blinking lights / siren behind it?
Sure. Why wouldn't it? It can detect cars with radar, and see flashing lights with cameras.
I think the hard question is whether it should try to get out of the way, or pull into an intersection to clear a lane (ambulance, fire truck, police), or if it should actually pull the whole way over off of the road and stop (police).
Could you spoof it with a bunch of blinking xmas lights on the side of the road?
No. Putting blinking lights on a car might spoof it, but that will probably get you arrested for impersonating a police vehicle.
No cooling water
No brake fluid
Don't go crazy. There is still brake fluid in an electric car. And they still have radiators of various types for cooling purposes.
The problem is single-line if bodies.
Or not using a tool that auto-indents the code.
There appears to now be a similar, open-source DNS benchmarking program available: namebench. I haven't tried it out, but it looks promising.
Google's dirty tactics include using and selling personal information on end users.
While Google does collect and make use of the personal information of end users, the one thing that they have NEVER done is sell that information to any third parties.
Call it "Walter White Syndrome".
Now we could hack into the controller and reprogram it to direct the sun to a single point and voila! Instant death ray. Might help with the tourist problem.
How would that help attract more touri...
Google is really good at coming into markets and offering a free product and in doing that sort of stymieing the development of alternatives.
Do you remember the cell phone market before Android? Phones were expensive. Phones were locked down. Not only did you have to pay for apps, you also had to pay for stupid things like ringtones. Android helped drive down the price of smartphones. Android helped sprout a ton of cheap phones & tablets that otherwise would not have a decent OS to run.
It's still early days for electric cars. Tesla is doing more than most to accelerate their development and adoption.