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I was thinking about a comment along these lines.
You've summed it up in the most succinct manner I can imagine.
Again, thank you.
There are an incredible number of obstacles that a person can instantly recognize that even today, a computer can't.
And that list gets smaller and smaller all the time. When you look at the progress that's already been made, the last mile of automation is totally achievable. Around here a good third of the drivers on the road are old people who can barely see past the hood and another 10 percent are functional alcoholics. The handful of relatively competent people are texting or talking on the phone while they're driving. As someone who commutes by bike in this metallic soup of human incompetence, the transition to self-driving cars can't happen fast enough. I'll take my chances with machine intelligence and machine reflexes any day.
The underlying assumption to your comment is that human drivers are competent. That may be true in BF Nowhere Utah but, here in the civilized world, human drivers are fucking idiots. So, sure, go ahead and drive your pickup to the market. Around here I'd rather see a computer at the wheel than grandma.
Tesla has invested a lot of capital in building a comprehensive network with banks of superchargers capable of providing 135kW to make long distance EV travel possible. Lacking such a network other manufacturers are currently limited to producing limited range city EVs and plug-in hybrids.
Most Chademo and sae+combo chargers max out at 50kW and offer power for just 1-2 vehicles at charging locations are poorly located for interstate travel.
How will GM work to enable long distance EV travel with their vehicles?
ps: I live in Wisconsin where Tesla will soon have 9 supercharging stations, I take delivery of my Model S 85D in two weeks.
Any form of discipline against the students would be illegal.
That may qualify as the dumbest comment I've ever read on
The same questions Scott Walker would face about county employees using personal email to run campaigns on taxpayer time.
I think it's hilarious to see China losing jobs to a low-cost foreign competitor. How does it feel, bitch?! Not only that but it's a country they used to support militarily. The suck it double bonus.
And that kids is how mice first became intelligent and eventually took over the earth. Later the crew of an earth space ship from the past crashed on earth and were captured by the mice. When one tried to escape the mice netted him and he uttered the classic line, "Get your stinking paws off me you damn dirty mice!"
All the mice really wanted was the recipe for cheese.
Saying we need more people to code is like saying we need more writers. Not everyone is cut out for buidling apps and it takes a bit of experience to get right.
It's conflicting because fixing someone else's crap code is easy money and you can step in and look like a hero.
So, what is being suggested is that every drone carry with it every person's address that doesn't want a drone above it?
Doesn't that sound a whole lot like a list of addresses the police would love to have? And if you sign up for this list, then somebody who uses a drone for nefarious purposes will respect this address, as opposed to (say) disabling the GPS receiver?
This is a great idea, because we know that you never get unsolicited cell phone calls from Credit Card Services or "Hi, Seniors..."
This is without a doubt the most ridiculous solution to a problem that doesn't exist that I have ever come across.
So, let me state the obvious, just in case someone has missed it: That genie is out of the bottle, and there's no putting her back in.
To say that "artificial neural networks are nothing like what the biological brain does" is no more correct than to say "artificial neural networks are just like the brain."
Machine learning neural networks do the same flavor of thing that a real organic brain does, but at a complexity that is -many- orders of magnitude smaller. They also tend to be directed at a single skill, and don't have to cohabit the network with, well, everything.
They're not the same, but they're not totally different, either. Truth is not well served by hyperbole.
Axis webcams permit loading a single jpeg, using one of several tools, none of which include their super fancy "look at the webcam" web app.
For example, using the *nix command "curl" gives you a jpeg of what's currently being watched, presto, no grief, no complications.
What you -do- with the jpeg is very much up to you.
I run multiple cameras looking out of my residence, and stuff them into motion jpeg files on a terabyte disk. I use a cron file to change files on an hourly basis, and with the number of cameras I have, I have on hand about four weeks of video coverage. I'm using an atom processor, and the whole affair was cheap and very easy to maintain.
Someone climbed over the fence to cut his internet cables only to be gnawed on by the family's German Shepherd.
I think Pluto got robbed.