[FoRK] Autonomous Prediction

Randall Webmail rvh40 at insightbb.com
Mon Jun 24 21:30:58 PDT 2013


From: Stephen Williams <sdw at lig.net> 

On 6/23/13 1:15 PM, Russell Turpin wrote: 
> On Sun, Jun 23, 2013 at 3:06 PM, Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> wrote: 
>>> Sold where? Operating in public roads, fully insured? 
>> Yes. 
>> 
>>> In any case several decades. 
>> Why so long? 

>Depends on corporate and government decisions. 
>We're going to have farm and military autonomous vehicles very shortly, but that doesn't cover this. 

Autonomous killbots I can see, well before farm implements. 

To be done profitably, commodity farming requires large and expensive vehicles. 

You can get a Mexican to drive your $300K combine for eight bucks an hour. Why spend much money to avoid that small expense? 




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