Self-driving Uber Car Total Disaster

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Self-driving Uber Car Total Disaster

Postby 3WE » Thu Mar 22, 2018 11:55 am

Automation...human backup...error rates...Swiss cheese...

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/police-relea ... 06380.html

I know Brianie sees this as clearly off target...however, I think there's significant cross-relevance...so there!
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Re: Self-driving Uber Car Total Disaster

Postby Not_Karl » Thu Mar 22, 2018 1:50 pm

We should not discard CB monkeying, erroneous use of driving modes for the current phase of the drive and confusion between Volvo's XC90-200 and XC90-236A capabilities.

That said, let's wait for the final report.
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Re: Self-driving Uber Car Total Disaster

Postby Ancient Mariner » Fri Mar 23, 2018 3:15 pm

The problem was the Eurotrash livery.
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Re: Self-driving Uber Car Total Disaster

Postby Gabriel » Sat Mar 24, 2018 3:34 am

On a more serious note (man, it's hard to get more serious than the previous posts), this type of accident is something that may be impossible to avoid for a human but may be possible to avoid for autonomous cars. Technologies like radar, ultrasound and LIDAR don't depend on lighting conditions. They can literally see in the dark (and some through the fog too).

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Re: Self-driving Uber Car Total Disaster

Postby 3WE » Sat Mar 24, 2018 5:01 pm

On a more serious note (man, it's hard to get more serious than the previous posts), this type of accident is something that may be impossible to avoid for a human but may be possible to avoid for autonomous cars. Technologies like radar, ultrasound and LIDAR don't depend on lighting conditions. They can literally see in the dark (and some through the fog too), except when they don't.
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Re: Self-driving Uber Car Total Disaster

Postby Verbal » Mon Mar 26, 2018 8:50 pm

There will be no more cars. There will only be autonomous mobility solutions.
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Re: Self-driving Uber Car Total Disaster

Postby elaw » Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:07 pm

There will only be autonomous mobility solutions.
Self-driving, flying autonomous mobility solutions!

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Re: Self-driving Uber Car Total Disaster

Postby ocelot » Mon Apr 02, 2018 8:54 am

Also apparently this week another Tesla ploughed while on autopilot.

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Re: Self-driving Uber Car Total Disaster

Postby elaw » Mon Apr 02, 2018 11:54 am

...because cowboy monkey drivers don't understand (or care) how autopilot works.

Hmm, why does this seem familiar?
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Re: Self-driving Uber Car Total Disaster

Postby monchavo » Tue Apr 03, 2018 5:09 pm

Also apparently this week another Tesla ploughed while on autopilot.
Bizarre accident. The driver appears to have been using the car as one would ride a train. With no regard to the conducting of the vehicle!


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