[ExI] Will robot cars be TOO good?
eugen at leitl.org
Mon Mar 26 08:41:11 UTC 2012
On Sun, Mar 25, 2012 at 11:37:49AM -0700, spike wrote:
> To make this work in the densest part of the city, we would need to move all
> pedestrian and bicycle traffic above the street level. The cars would need
> to communicate speed and direction information to each other, and receive
> commands from a street-based control system. Anything without such
> instrumentation could not be allowed. This would be so cool, a controls
> engineer's playground to choreograph this beautifully terrifying
> internal-combustion driven ballet of hurtling steel and glass.
Meh. I'd go for a bus matrix packet-switched underground network
(electric) for cargo and some person transport.
The rest by telepresence (leave the monkeys at home) and
small autopiloted aircraft.
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