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Comment Re:Got that, Microsoft shills? (Score 1) 144

Don't attribute to maliciousness what can be attributed to incompetence. The telemetry was probably built up with no central design as a result no easy way to turn it all off. They won't spend time fixing it till it hurts them enough.

Also the fear of telemetry being used to spy on users is overblown. More and more software products add telemetry to be able to improve how their software works. It allows them to spend time improving the features users actually use and fixing their pain points. As a result they can build better products.

Comment Re:Maybe (Score 1) 485

That human break reflex only happens if you're paying attention. If you fully trust the car it's possible this could happen. But again if he was somewhat attentive he should have noticed the car's lack of slowing down. I have adaptive cruise control in my car and while it's not as good as Telsa's it does get things correctly most of the time. However I don't implicitly trust it and I'm always prepared to stop.

Comment Re: How to catch fopen() without hooking kernel? (Score 1) 113

That's exactly how most AV engines work. They stall in the kernel to do their operations. You're right the scheduler doesn't know the relationship between the AV scanning server and the user processes and it doesn't need to. The normal rules for scheduling priorities work just fine. And regarding the kernel hooking you're talking about it's still restricted on x64 versions of Windows. Heard of patchguard. The primary reason it was needed prior to Vista was that there wasn't away to accomplish some things with the existing APIs.

Comment Re:Seems this topic is stuck in the roundabout. (Score 1) 364

It takes a while for a human to react, and think of how to respond (press brakes or swerve) to an upcoming obstable. Alot of times the human driver will swerve because they don't think they can stop in time. An autonomous car could instantly sense the obstacle and calculate the stopping distance and apply breaks.

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