[FoRK] Your prediction, please

Stephen Williams sdw at lig.net
Tue Jun 25 00:31:37 PDT 2013


http://mashable.com/2013/06/24/volvo-self-parking-cars/

sdw

On 6/24/13 10:45 PM, Damien Morton wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 11:34 PM, Russell Turpin
> <russell.turpin at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 12:30 PM, Tom Higgins <tomhiggins at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Insurance companies have deep pocket lobby efforts, so unless they can
>> get
>>> a method to extend their protection racket to DroneCars I bet we see push
>>> back. ...
>> Yes, but.... Exposure will be less. I suspect it quickly will become
>> apparent that the damage from fully-automated cars is orders of
>> magnitude less than the damage from human-driven cars. Here's another
>> question:
>
> Especially if the car is construction aware and can manoeuvre to  impact on
> damage minimising angles.



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