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View Poll Results: Will self driving autos kill car insurance?
Of course 38 16.45%
Maybe but not for a long time 167 72.29%
I'm a luddite... 26 11.26%
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Old 02-13-2018, 08:35 PM
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75% + 40% - 100% = 15%.
https://www.greentechmedia.com/artic...rts#gs.SMTyzpw
Time to move this discussion to the innumeracy thread. (Including me, for falling for it. . .)
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I suspect that answers in the 35% were heavy on
> "I have no idea"
> "never"
> no answer selected.
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75% + 40% - 100% = 15%.
Er, it's not the remainder we're talking about if you look at what the article claims. If x is the year when they thought Level 5 would be available, the article reports...

75% said x≥2030
40% said x>2030

The second answer is a subset of the first, with the only difference being x=2030, for 75%-40%=35%.

I'm guessing that the actual response of the 40% was something like "much later than 2030," but the article doesn't say it that way. Innumeracy indeed.
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