You missed his sarcasm, he was joking about your incorrect use of percentages (i.e. 2/3rds is 100% more than 1/3rd).
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The only question is will that be days, weeks, months, or years?
Would you imagine the pain trying to talk to one of these things (if they had an AI), or using one through a touch interface ?
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A law to the extent that "no autonomous vehicle shall be used to transport passengers or cargo for hire within the limits of the city. Violators shall forfeit the vehicle and pay a $250,000 fine" still supports the autonomous car, and would make the unions happy. Most big cities are deeply blue, and deep blue areas are the places where unions still have any kind of foothold and still exercise power.
Again, I think you're just being unrealistic in your assessment of how easy it will be to displace things like taxi unions.
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