[ExI] Robot cars can do drifting now

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Wed May 18 18:38:06 UTC 2016


On 18 May 2016 at 19:26, spike  wrote:
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> Nowthen… what if… people try to crash into it intentionally?  Right now they
> have a pretty good algorithm for staying out of trouble (rumor holds that it
> is better than humans at crash avoidance.)  But what if two unemployed
> Uberers work together?  They find one either unoccupied, or perhaps with the
> passengers fucking in the back seat, get on either side and slightly behind
> the GoogleBot, then simultaneously on cue sandwich the thing, then claim it
> swerved, hit the one, the careened into the other, but they will let it go
> for a mere six digits, etc.
>

Won't work. The google car is recording everything that happens. It is
needed to analyse any accidents so they can improve the software. They
would know the car was attacked.

BillK



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