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Comment Re:DoS by design (Score 1) 161

I would have never thought that the security community formally used the word pwn. I will have learned something today. Still, it looks like to me totally unnecessary to use pwn instead of own: words have different meanings in different contexts, and nobody would have understood "own" as "gaining ownership of the device in the legal sense" in your previous sentence.

Comment CM or A+ version first ? (Score 1) 89

The fundation already announced they were also intending to produce a A+ version of the Rapberry Pi 3 (smaller form factor, no ethernet port, only one USB port). I wonder what will be out first, the Compute Module or the A+ version. In any case, this shows they want to standardise on the Pi 3 platform, by producing all the variants that were only available with the Pi 1 SoC up to now.

Comment Driver assistance system or autopilot system ? (Score 3, Insightful) 485

"Autopilot is by far the most advanced driver assistance system on the road, but it does not turn a Tesla into an autonomous vehicle and does not allow the driver to abdicate responsibility."

Then maybe they should start by stopping to use the misleading name of "autopilot" for this functionality.

Comment Re: No downside (Score 1) 655

In many places, you cannot just put people usually taking mass transportation in cars (self-driving or not), and call it a day. There are typically more than one thousand people in a commuter train at peak hours. The road infrastructure is not sized for that.
This can be easily observed on strike days... many places are completely clogged up by traffic jams.

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