Last year we reported on the possibility of fully self-driving cars being truly relevant in the next 40 years. With the current technology and lack of regulations around the world, it made sense for things to take a while before hitting the ceiling.
Not after Uber ran that lady over and killed her.
A vehicle weighing thousands of pounds traveling at highway speeds will mow down anything stupid enough to wander directly and immediately in front of it, regardless of the intelligence piloting it. There are words like momentum and inertia that figure into the why.
Autonomous vehicle and the most congested crazy traffic in Asian countries = a lot of dead people.
I want It.
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