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Old 10-04-2017, 06:17 PM   #1
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Default Driverless Cars to hit Phoenix public roads VERY soon

Waymo (Google) has plans to introduce driverless cars on the public streets of Phoenix as soon as a couple months time, possibly even in what remains of 2017.


https://arstechnica.com/cars/2017/10...ice-this-year/

GM is also conducting self-driving tests here in Phoenix, as is Intel and Uber. As someone who is in this industry, let me tell you something: we will be seeing completely driverless cars in 2018. Not on a major scale, and none of these companies will transition their entire fleet into driverless vehicles, but each has plans to do several cars. It's an arms race.

The future is now.
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Old 10-04-2017, 06:59 PM   #2
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R.I.P. to delivery professions.
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Old 10-04-2017, 07:10 PM   #3
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When I see a car going down the street without a driver, I'm getting the hell out of there.
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Old 10-04-2017, 07:21 PM   #4
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R.I.P. to delivery professions.

people are gonna have to come out of their house/be home in order to grab their package from the car?
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Old 10-04-2017, 07:23 PM   #5
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R.I.P. to delivery professions.

Does this mean I no longer need to tip?
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Old 10-04-2017, 07:36 PM   #6
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I'm sure UPS is dying to replace their entire fleet with brand new self driving vehicles





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Old 10-04-2017, 07:39 PM   #7
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Old 10-04-2017, 07:57 PM   #8
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When I see a car going down the street without a driver, I'm getting the hell out of there.

I feel you to an extent and I understand that the cars will probably never have true intuition in our lifetimes but they will get to the point that they are safer, statistically speaking, than humans.

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Old 10-04-2017, 08:13 PM   #9
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When I see a car going down the street without a driver, I'm getting the hell out of there.
human idiots on their cellphones or drunk should scare you. when a robot car fails, it just comes to a safe stop...
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Old 10-04-2017, 08:22 PM   #10
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Old 10-04-2017, 08:23 PM   #11
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I'm sure UPS is dying to replace their entire fleet with brand new self driving vehicles





Not
I was thinking along the line of pizza delivery boys. Itíll be a while before it hits mail.
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Old 10-04-2017, 08:28 PM   #12
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ok...? obviously you didn't read the full story, it wasn't uber's fault, it was the other driver's fault per the official police report.
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Old 10-04-2017, 08:29 PM   #13
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Yep. I believe truck drivers followed by mail delivery drivers are the single biggest professions an uneducated person can still make a middle class income with. Should be interesting to see what the wealth gap looks after those 2 are taken away. Hopefully there's a robot tax in the works.
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Old 10-04-2017, 08:30 PM   #14
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ok...? obviously you didn't read the full story, it wasn't uber's fault, it was the other driver's fault per the official police report.

I know the full story, just trolling. Think the other driver ran a red?

I drove by that ish too.
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Old 10-04-2017, 08:33 PM   #15
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I know the full story, just trolling. Think the other driver ran a red?

I drove by that ish too.
yep. a couple weeks ago a drunken driver rear ended another self driving uber in tempe. good thing those Volvos have a 5 star safety rating.

not much you can do about stupid people.
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