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Comment Re:As soon as the smart car counts as the driver (Score 1) 662

They can stop your dumb car now..

All they have to do is have the lights all go red and you will be trapped in traffic.

And we need more central planning and infrastructure to support capitalistic industry in a way it doesn't crush the people.

Interesting note. Do you know who has the best record for turning over NSA error and illegal tapping to the courts? The NSA. We know that becasue Obama pressured the courts into releasing documentation, something the varies 3 letter agencies where happy about.

Funny, all that came out from Snowden, but no one talks about that. No one talks about the fact that the possible illegal* searches they did was far less then 1% of their total searchers, and people were punished for it.
I don't say that to excuse them, just to give some perspective, cause the media won't.

*While some would be obvious to everyone, there is some grey uninterpreted areas.

Comment Re:As soon as the smart car counts as the driver (Score 1) 662

Then you should study human response.
About one summer of that will convince you otherwise.
Yes, yes, we all love the story of the heroic cigar chomping man making a daring and last minute maneuver to save the day!

But computer system end up in those situations less, and respond quickly. Many automated system ca detect a problem and respond before you could register the flashing red warning light.

Comment Re:As soon as the smart car counts as the driver (Score 2) 662

It adds an hour to each side of my commute, and it saves me exactly no money.

"compared to the expense of a car/gas/maintenance it could almost be considered steeling"
um, no. In fact when I calculated it last year, its was 5 cents more a day to take the bus.

You're just reiterating the lies put out be various Bus Companies.

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