Google makes databases of images to help navigate.. Wow, thats insightful..
OMG driverless tanks! Uhm.. yeah, no shit. Thats how we fight in the US.. We expend money and machines wholesale in order to preserve (our) lives.
We all know that even if Google != u.s. government the data is all shared.. So, yeah, we will be using that to build training sets.. I mean, really, have you not heard of DARPA? Jesus we've been begging for even weak ai for decades.. Of course we will be using the data from the company who's stated goal is to index everything
And then his religion falls out and starts getting all over the rug.. You really cannot take some people out in public. If you wish to troll effectively you must save the really good frothing at the mouth until after you have succesfully engaged someone in a dialog.
Where do I get one?
All I thought of when I saw the title was the laser mapping spheres from Prometheus. Then I read (I swear.. well, at least tfs) and decided that the only appropriate use for this would be to mount it on an autonomous quad with lte and wifi.. and send it to the nude beaches.. Ahh I always love the slashvertising before Christmas, especially when accompanied by the warm thunk of camera grenades on the sand..