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#941 Victoria Watcher

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Posted 02 March 2024 - 01:51 PM

Uber launches new feature to ensure safe trips for teens

Parents can now have some peace of mind when their teens take an Uber ride.


https://www.nbclosan.../3353434/?amp=1

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Posted 05 April 2024 - 11:11 PM

Tesla ‘Robotaxi’ to launch August 8: Will it meet the deadline?

 

Elon Musk promises to pull back the curtain on Tesla's robotaxi on 8/8.

 

https://indianexpres...h-date-9254476/



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Posted 12 April 2024 - 06:21 AM

Tesla is introducing a robotaxi on August 8, Elon Musk has announced on X a few hours after Reuters published a report that the automaker is scrapping its plans to produce a low-cost EV. Reuters also said that Musk's directive was to "go all in" on robotaxis built on the company's small-vehicle platform. Tesla has been promising a more affordable EV with prices expected to start at $25,000 for years, and Musk said as recently as this January that he's optimistic the model will arrive in the second half of 2025. In response to the report, the Tesla chief tweeted that "Reuters is lying (again)."

 

He didn't clarify which part of the report was a lie, but considering he confirmed that Tesla is unveiling a robotaxi, he likely meant the news organization's claim that the company pulled the plug on a more affordable EV. At the moment, Tesla's cheapest vehicle is the Model 3, but its prices start at $39,000. It'll be interesting to see how the company will make a robotaxi work with its camera-only system — it dropped radar and other sensors, which robotaxi companies like Waymo use extensively, from its driver assistance technologies a few years ago.

 

 

https://ca.style.yah...-013853363.html


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Posted 13 April 2024 - 04:32 PM

Hyundai Ioniq 5 Robotaxi Passes Simulated Driving Test In Las Vegas

 

 

This is the first time ever that a driverless car attempted to pass a driver’s license test, and it succeeded.

 

 

https://insideevs.co...s-driving-test/



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Posted 13 May 2024 - 04:15 PM

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#947 Mike K.

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Posted 14 May 2024 - 06:07 AM

Oh yeah, super safe lol: https://x.com/hpnnet...LNt72cvXf0yWpgg

Trust the tech! Thankfully there are so few of these things around they’re just a menace in highly restricted areas.

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Posted 14 May 2024 - 06:14 AM

Oh yeah, super safe lol: https://x.com/hpnnet...LNt72cvXf0yWpgg

Trust the tech! Thankfully there are so few of these things around they’re just a menace in highly restricted areas.

 

Now show us video of the 19,937 car crashes yesterday in North America.  That Waymo never crashed.


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Posted 14 May 2024 - 06:15 AM

You tech lovers crack me up.

Here’s a Waymo from the other day, stuck. Waiting for human intervention: https://x.com/tsand/...LNt72cvXf0yWpgg

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Posted 14 May 2024 - 06:17 AM

You tech lovers crack me up.

Here’s a Waymo from the other day, stuck. Waiting for human intervention: https://x.com/tsand/...LNt72cvXf0yWpgg

 

19,937 crashes yesterday, you have no video of that?



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Posted 14 May 2024 - 06:19 AM

There’s only a teeny, tiny, absolutely minuscule amount of your automated taxis on the roads.

That already crashed 17 times:

May 14, 2024 (today): In the probe of Waymo, which was once Google’s self-driving vehicle unit, the agency said it has reports of 17 crashes and five other reports of possible traffic law violations. No injuries were reported. In the crashes, the Waymo vehicles hit stationary objects such as gates, chains or parked vehicles. Some of the incidents happened shortly after the Waymo driving system behaved unexpectedly near traffic control devices, according to the documents. - https://ottawa.cityn...violations/amp/

That’s a ridiculously high crash rate.

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Posted 14 May 2024 - 12:22 PM

Is it though? 17 in how many miles or trips? Compared to regular drivers?



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Posted 14 May 2024 - 12:23 PM

The article states Waymo does more that 50k trips per week. Seems to me 17 is crazy LOW, not high.



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Posted 14 May 2024 - 01:33 PM

Those are such incredibly tiny figures.

 

50k trips is the daily volume of trips just to and from of Fairfield, driving only.


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Posted 14 May 2024 - 01:35 PM

Prove to us it crashes more than humans, per mile or trip.

It simply doesn’t. It’s safer than humans.

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Posted 14 May 2024 - 01:38 PM

Oh yes, let me dedicate several hours of my day, to do just that.

 

Don't go anywhere, I'll be right back with an encyclopedia of proof.

 

Hang tight!


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Posted 14 May 2024 - 01:41 PM

Ya, it’ll take you several hours to find anything to support your view. Took me 11 seconds to support my claim.

Waymo significantly outperforms comparable human benchmarks over 7+ million miles of rider-only driving

https://waymo.com/bl...uman benchmark)

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Posted 14 May 2024 - 01:46 PM

In San Francisco, drivers are nine times more likely to be involved in an injury-causing crash compared to Waymo’s fleet of driverless vehicles, according to a new study Waymo released Wednesday that touts the company’s safety record and its recent milestone of logging more than seven million driverless miles.


https://www.nbcbayar.../3403255/?amp=1

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#959 Mike K.

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Posted 14 May 2024 - 02:30 PM

Oh man, you’ve made this so easy for me.

Waymo defaults to humans when it doesn’t know what to do… This technology …can’t function without humans intervening, a lot. All the time, in fact. The easy stuff is easy. The hard stuff needs humans.

It’s also operated in specific areas, with small fleets, doing repetitive runs, which, again, rely on humans as backup.

Also, you Googled your info on Google-owned Waymo?

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Posted 14 May 2024 - 02:33 PM

Provide a link to any Waymo crash.

You have nothing.

It’s superior.

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