Suntzu wrote:The woman was illegally crossing the street at a busy intersection at night.
Is it Darwin Award worthy?
SolarCross wrote:Humans glitch out and have accidents too, some people even have "accidents" on purpose (whilst yelling "Alu Snackbar!").
Hmmm... A muslim self-driving car. Never thought of that...
Crantag wrote:It seems like they are saying the cars can only detect people in crosswalks?
Maybe it doesn't think that heat signature/lidar return is a person.
Crantag wrote:That's pretty fucked if they actually rely on crosswalks to detect people in the road.
It doesn't bode well for a certain segment of society that likes to walk in the middle of the street.
AFAIK wrote:I think we should hold self-driving cars to a higher standard than "slightly less deadly than a human".
Why? Is that just to protect jobs? Better is the enemy of good.
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