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Comment: Insurance and registration (Score 1) 362

by ceview (#49185797) Attached to: Would You Need a License To Drive a Self-Driving Car?
The concept of a full autonomous driving car is still really far way, I estimate in the range of 20-30 years or even more. My understanding is that current autonomous vehicles don't cope with rainy or unknown conditions. The more interesting aspect would be how augmentative safety technologies might reduce insurance premiums, or even reduce certain kinds of legal requirements. For example if your vehicle has auto assisted braking could that allow some one to drive at a different alcohol limit range? It might be that autonomous vehicles at first must be licensed to travel on specific routes. So you would have to register your autonomous vehicle only on specific routes you have 'taught' it first. Only then you could allow it to be 'autonomous' and be able to pay no attention while being transported ( i.e. you don't need a license to be in the vehicle).

Comment: Re:Black Mirror (Score 2) 257

by ceview (#49134865) Attached to: 5 White Collar Jobs Robots Already Have Taken
but what if the basic income allows people to generate things? those people are not necessarily idle. The idea of a basic income is that they don't have to 'worry' about income. So they can go and focus on doing something they enjoy like create art, make an app, write a book etc, that they can potentially sell and supplement their basic income. You could receive a basic income and still get paid to get contract work from time to time for example. Most people want to be creative or engage in society in some way, even if it just contributing to the social spaces they operate within.

Comment: Re:Math? (Score 2) 202

by ceview (#47445481) Attached to: How Deep Does the Multiverse Go?
This is something called the metric expansion of space. The metric value is changing at a local level where the measurement is taken. I think it is misleading to talk about space as a dimension moving at some speed, because speed is really distance per unit time. the expansion of space is just space per space changing. We tend to embed our explanations as if the universe expanded from a point on a piece of paper, it doesn't really work that way, the paper in a sense is being generated as it goes along. The speed of light is just some measured velocity value that happens to be pretty close to c when we measure it at various places around the universe, light goes through the metric of space. The metric of space doesn't really say much about what that speed is. So c just goes along the metric as the metric is generated.

Comment: not knowing what education is for (Score 1) 335

by ceview (#46995113) Attached to: Zuckerberg's $100 Million Education Gift Solved Little
I think he would have been better to use the money to set up training programs for skill sets that are useful to society, particularly infrastructure aspects like plumbing, electricians etc. May be use the money to set up in school programs for really specific things like programming, or target specific types of students to figure out what they might excel in.

Comment: If robots are everywhere then it's possible (Score 1) 246

by ceview (#45721081) Attached to: Will You Even Notice the Impending Robot Uprising?
Imagine a scenario of several factories that are built by robots. The maintenance of the building is handle by robots too. For example an air conditioning unit breaks down, an oil leak etc etc. There is a robot that comes along to deal with it. The computer that controls these functions monitors it all and responds. The factory has its own robot guards, makes its own weapons etc. It needs more iron ore to make parts? It has a copy of all the maps of geological surveys and sends out a robotically controlled truck and excavator to dig up the ore. It gets the ore and brings it to the robot controlled smelting plant and so on. But this is probably not likely for another few hundred years.

"One Architecture, One OS" also translates as "One Egg, One Basket".