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View Poll Results: Will self driving autos kill car insurance?
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Old 12-14-2017, 11:58 AM
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https://www.wired.com/story/math-say...g-us-all-down/

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But a new study in IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems mathematically models the implications of the larger problem: You’re not keeping the right distance from the car behind you.
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MIT Technology Review talks semi-regularly about AV technology, including LIDAR and the struggle to get the right resolution at higher speeds at a viable cost. Their latest is interesting:

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/6...-for-your-car/
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MIT Technology Review talks semi-regularly about AV technology, including LIDAR and the struggle to get the right resolution at higher speeds at a viable cost. Their latest is interesting:

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/6...-for-your-car/
Fast, cheap, good. Pick any two.
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Not exactly related, but I found this amusing:
http://nyshistoricnewspapers.org/lcc...ed-1/seq-2.pdf

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I want a self-driving car before they take the driver's license from my feeble hands.
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By 2019, GM plans to produce self-driving cars without steering wheels and pedals, and deploy them as taxis:

https://www.theverge.com/2018/1/12/1...auto-show-2018
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https://www.theverge.com/2018/1/12/1...auto-show-2018
2019? Mass produced? In-service as taxicabs? I will take the over, thanks!
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2019? Mass produced? In-service as taxicabs? I will take the over, thanks!
Me too. (not intending RN)
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quick tip, invest in the suburbs now. city real estate will start trending downward while suburban real estate will begin a huge bubble

if your 1.5 hour commute is self-driving, many people won't mind living out in the boondocks

mark my words
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