[FoRK] Autonomous Prediction
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?
>>> 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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