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What Will It Take To Make Automated Vehicles Legal In the US?

FrozenToothbrush Re:What will it take? (320 comments)

The vehicles have to be bulletproof so to speak.

Plus a change in mainstream public opinion, which will only come through proven, high quality tech that does not fail even once. Many people are fearful of these things.

People will need to realze that:

  • -Your right to drive is still in tact.
  • -Computers are safe drivers.
  • -Thousands of lives could be saved.

It's unreasonable to expect human beings to be 100% aware and capable everytime they get behind the wheel, and yet this is the assumption. If we take the time and do this right it will be of incredible benefit to humanity.

about a month ago
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After Dallas Ebola Diagnosis, CDC Raises Estimate of Patient's Possible Contacts

FrozenToothbrush Re:Don't worry (258 comments)

There's a strange disconnect going on here in America over this. I remember years ago in the 90's, how horrible this disease was. Now it seems like we're treating a common cold? What we know is this: -People are trying to cover their ass. -Mistakes were made and possibly continue to be made by not treating this serious enough. -The media is hyping this, but they themselves are saying 'everything is ok', the media is ONLY about doom, gloom and sex these days so this alone should throw some red flags. We'll know in 1 month how bad this really is, what we can take away from the cdc and media is that everyone is responsible for themselves and their own safety.

about 1 month ago
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Microsoft's Asimov System To Monitor Users' Machines In Real Time

FrozenToothbrush This doesn't seem to make sense (269 comments)

Of course we have common programs on the task bar or desktop. The start menu is there for an easy, fast way to access everything else. I might only use the start menu a few times a day for those obscure programs, but it is still the 'best' way we have of accessing them. 'Invisible' menus and full screen tile displays that obscure ones work are not the way to go as the current situation should suggest to them.

It just seems that they're trying to justify their position with this, they should be giving the customer what they want. And yes, for all you marketers; in this case the customers know what they want as evidence by this.

about 2 months ago
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Tim Cook Says Apple Can't Read Users' Emails, That iCloud Wasn't Hacked

FrozenToothbrush Re:If true thats great (191 comments)

Maybe, I think they're heavily involved in these companies so these things happen more 'naturally' and therefore more acceptable. For example, if a person with close ties to the government is on the board and wants something done then it's normally done. This is how companies work. The other workers can voice dissenting opinions all they want.

about 2 months ago
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Tim Cook Says Apple Can't Read Users' Emails, That iCloud Wasn't Hacked

FrozenToothbrush If true thats great (191 comments)

Not sure I believe it.

about 2 months ago
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Climate Damage 'Irreversible' According Leaked Climate Report

FrozenToothbrush Re:Beyond what humans can do (708 comments)

Denier! Denier! Everyone point and make an angry face!

about 3 months ago
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Google Receives Takedown Request Every 8 Milliseconds

FrozenToothbrush Re:Google don't be evil (155 comments)

If the entertainment studios want certain content taken down they can spend the 5 minutes it takes sending the request.

about 3 months ago
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Selectable Ethics For Robotic Cars and the Possibility of a Robot Car Bomb

FrozenToothbrush Re:MUCH easier. (239 comments)

The computer would simply choose option C - slam the brakes and steer into an immobile object in a way that protects the people in the car. Everyone lives.

about 3 months ago
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Selectable Ethics For Robotic Cars and the Possibility of a Robot Car Bomb

FrozenToothbrush Re:MUCH easier. (239 comments)

Thank you for this post. These silly stories by news agencies are simply meant to drum up sales. These "moral delima" articles are written by people who have no idea about programming or ai. An ai will never encounter a moral delima in the same way a human does, it simply operates too fast and is aware of so much more. It is also capable of much more simultaneously - with the only limit being the processing power and sensory input. The thing people should concern themselves with is a HUMAN taking control of the computer and causing accidents.

about 3 months ago
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Lots Of People Really Want Slideout-Keyboard Phones: Where Are They?

FrozenToothbrush I hope they bring them back (544 comments)

I've been wanting a slide keyboard on a high end phone for years, they just stopped making them. Personally I can't stand typing on glass, plus you give up a lot of control on games. I often miss my old Epic 4g and realize in hindsite that it was a better phone than anything out today.

about 4 months ago
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Social Security Administration Joins Other Agencies With $300M "IT Boondoggle"

FrozenToothbrush Re:Missing Key Information (144 comments)

Another huge thing is the continuous requirement changes from the government after the product is already developed.

about 4 months ago
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Predicting a Future Free of Dollar Bills

FrozenToothbrush Re:What? (753 comments)

Gold has value to people for a number of reasons, it has for thousands of years. Gold is used in electronics if you're looking for a 'market use'. Every major civilization in history started out using gold before their eventual collapse, often coinciding with when they got off of gold and switched to fiat currency/currency dilution.

about 4 months ago
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The Last Three Months Were the Hottest Quarter On Record

FrozenToothbrush Coolest in Texas (552 comments)

In my whole life. I guess they mean other parts of the world?

about 4 months ago
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Massive Job Cuts Are Reportedly Coming For Microsoft Employees

FrozenToothbrush Re:Who couldn't see this coming? (300 comments)

I think some side-chatting and projects can be beneficial for moral, as long as people get their work done. Seems like often - modern thinking is to burn out your work force and get the most out of them - for the least pay of course.

about 4 months ago
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Police Recording Confirms NYPD Flew At a Drone and Never Feared Crashing

FrozenToothbrush Re:Yay big government! (310 comments)

What you're describing takes a fundamental change in the human condition of most people. Money and taxes are an enabler for those who are pro-authoritarian. I don't think the original posters thought should be dismissed so coldly.

about 4 months ago
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Airbus Patents Windowless Cockpit That Would Increase Pilots' Field of View

FrozenToothbrush Re:What could go wrong! (468 comments)

I'm curious as to why it's not widely available in the consumer world. From everything I've read about it, it should've revolutionized a lot of industries ten years ago.

about 4 months ago
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Will 7nm and 5nm CPU Process Tech Really Happen?

FrozenToothbrush Technical (142 comments)

This seems highly technical which is great. I would say at best these issues are 5 years out. Plus, stacking processors + making them larger is always an option. The margins on processors can be slim at the low end, to many fold at the top. The manufacturers will have to learn to live on leaner margins all round.

about 5 months ago
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Samsung Apologizes For Workers' Leukemia

FrozenToothbrush Horrible! (150 comments)

They should make these people millionaires (in U.S. currency). Ultimately there is no compensation to the victims families for this.

about 6 months ago
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UN to Debate Use of Fully Autonomous Weapons, New Report Released

FrozenToothbrush Re:"There is a problem with the law, so ban scient (180 comments)

Human beings need to understand themselves better; the machines will only be as good as their creators. We have no right and absolutely no need to build killer robots at this time. This further disconnects people from the reality of life and death.

about 6 months ago

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