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Comment Re:Not all wrecks can be avoided (Score 1) 208

I think you're massively over-estimating the capabilities of self-driving cars. I do not mean souls at all, when I say I do not mean souls that means I do not mean souls. You're the one talking about souls, not me. If you look at the definition of aware, it says nothing about souls. I'm not religious and I'm not coming at this from any kind of spiritual angle.

These cars do not have situational awareness, they don't know 1% of what your average adult knows about the world around them and as such can't make the same kind of judgment calls.

Comment Re:Not all wrecks can be avoided (Score 1) 208

No, I'm not talking about souls, I'm talking about the difference between the data the car reads in via video and laser etc and what the car then interprets that data to be. The cars don't have knowledge = they do not have awareness relatively speaking.

And see the definition of aware:

Comment Re:Not all wrecks can be avoided (Score 1) 208

Wrong, a self driving cart is not *aware* of anything at all, it's software doing it's function. There is also a big difference between what a car scans(some might erroneously call this 'aware of') and what the car then recognises. If you watch google car videos, you'll see that what the car actually recognises is simply defined as some moving cubes, some static items etc, sometimes these things are highlighted as being further categorised, sometimes they aren't.

Autonomous vehicles have got a long long way to go before they start recognising what moving objects and stationary objects actually are and whether they might potentially move and what kind of movements they might make.

Comment Re:A better question (Score 1) 243

I wanted a netbook but ended up with a laptop because no-ones selling good spec netbooks which is odd considering how easy they should be to make now with great screens readily available because of tablets and intel chips with the latest intel hd video is surprisingly good, stick 1 stick of 8gb memory and some ssd on there, could be cheap and awesome but they're just not doing it.

Comment Re:I call bullshit (Score 1) 73

Blockchain size:

Bitcoin isn't popular yet and the blockchain size has already exponentially mushroomed to over 100GB.

Fanboys like to point out that not everyone needs to have a copy of the block-chain, but that completely negates the 'decentralised' part. IE back to square one with banks running it.

Have you got a few peta-bytes of storage handy for when Bitcoin becomes popular?

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