View Single Post
Old 01-16-2018, 07:34 AM
r. mutt's Avatar
r. mutt r. mutt is offline
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Extreme fever swamps of the left
Posts: 10,165

Originally Posted by JMO View Post
Taxi cabs with no driver? How will people know who/how much to tip?

As for over/under, what good is a taxi if you can only ride it in daylight/good weather? Or will they be more like shuttles that only go on specific routes? Those with such restrictions aren't really self-driving IMO. Just sayin'
Originally Posted by Gonzo View Post
not level 5, but definitely a step in that direction
Agreed. And Level 5 has always been a bit of a sci-fi distraction to what Level 4 can do.

To answer JMO's question, they would not go on specific routes, but would nonetheless likely be contained to a specific geography. From my perspective, if I can fly into Boca Raton on a weekend and the cab will take me to my friend's house (locally) or any hotel, that's pretty amazing technologically. Is it actually useful? Mmmmm...maybe not so much.
(\ (\
( ^_^)
(_(")(") It all comes full akchigs eventually. ~ Full-On Devi
Reply With Quote
Page generated in 1.95601 seconds with 9 queries