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Reply #50 - Mar 17th, 2019 at 4:54am
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Suggested models for self-driving cars:

The Trump: Erratic performance, but it will drive libbies crazy.

The Obama: Will drive you anywhere except anywhere near red lines.

The Hillary: Works for a while, then conks out and needs to rest for a few days.

The AOC: Looks great on the outside, but the inside is completely empty.

The Barney Frank: It loves to be rear-ended.

The Ted Kennedy: (Nah. Too easy.)



  


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Reply #51 - Mar 17th, 2019 at 5:18am
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Jasmine wrote on Mar 17th, 2019 at 4:54am:
Suggested models for self-driving cars:

The Trump: Erratic performance, but it will drive libbies crazy.

The Obama: Will drive you anywhere except anywhere near red lines.

The Hillary: Works for a while, then conks out and needs to rest for a few days.

The AOC: Looks great on the outside, but the inside is completely empty.

The Barney Frank: It loves to be rear-ended.

The Ted Kennedy: (Nah. Too easy.)





The Jasmine: Too wide for most roads.

  

 
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Reply #52 - Mar 17th, 2019 at 5:33am
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Ulysses wrote on Mar 17th, 2019 at 5:18am:
The Jasmine: Too wide for most roads.


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That was actually pretty good, Uly! Maybe your time out allowed you to recharge your brain a bit!

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Reply #53 - Mar 17th, 2019 at 5:37am
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JohnnyB1OFdaFEW wrote on Mar 17th, 2019 at 12:23am:
It was a joke  Roll Eyes


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(Just playing with you. I guess I should use more emoticons. No offense intended.  Cheesy)




  

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Reply #54 - Mar 17th, 2019 at 6:19am
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LadyBug wrote on Mar 17th, 2019 at 5:37am:
Don't you roll your eyes at me, Mister!  Shocked

(Just playing with you. I guess I should use more emoticons. No offense intended.  Cheesy)





EmbarrassedSorry, I forgot you were a chick. I just noticed. Sad
  

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Reply #55 - Mar 17th, 2019 at 7:55am
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JohnnyB1OFdaFEW wrote on Mar 17th, 2019 at 6:19am:
EmbarrassedSorry, I forgot you were a chick. I just noticed. Sad


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Reply #56 - Mar 17th, 2019 at 8:48am
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Jasmine wrote on Mar 17th, 2019 at 4:54am:
Suggested models for self-driving cars:



The Manafort :  A car with no seat and no steering wheel.  It's for people who have lost their ass and don't know which way to turn.
  

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Reply #57 - Mar 17th, 2019 at 1:01pm
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Fiddler wrote on Mar 15th, 2019 at 11:52pm:


Yeah.

They're working on it.

The concluding paragraph after reporting on the wonks "claims" that "could" help...

As with all research, it's worth noting that promising results in the lab may not scale up to a usable real-world product.

We are a long way away.

I actually expect inner city transit to be the first area this technology takes off.  Bussing.  Moving from point to point between and on easy to reach, special preferential lanes carved out for the bus.  We already have all the infrastructure in place.  It's not too dissimilar to the subway system.  Bussing is definitely an "auto pilot" proposition for the drivers.  They're just watching for shit in the way and hitting the brakes.  That's the perfect job for self driving.  If a sensor errs on the side of caution ... oh well.  The bus is stopped.  And for articulated vehicles btw.  Since that's where articulated vehicles already are. 

But of course ... they'll still have a driver there for emergencies for a long time.  Even the subways still have an operator.  And they're on freaking rails.

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Reply #58 - Mar 17th, 2019 at 11:31pm
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I love the idea of the technology but I also love to drive. I don't want that taken away from me but it's a really cool thing.
  
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Re: Self-Driving cars
Reply #59 - Mar 18th, 2019 at 10:12am
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Limey. wrote on Mar 15th, 2019 at 11:10pm:
I think you need a chauffeuse.


Didn't even know that was a word. Hah!
  
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