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Old 7th July 2016, 11:25 AM
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At the end of the day, there is no beating the human brain, its ready for anything.
Except, perhaps, participating in a referendum.

Or knowing when to call one.

Or what to do after one.
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Old 7th July 2016, 01:32 PM
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Except, perhaps, participating in a referendum.

Or knowing when to call one.

Or what to do after one.
Maybe we should all stick to picking mushrooms
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Old 7th July 2016, 04:04 PM
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At the end of the day, there is no beating the human brain, its ready for anything.
Certainly simple rule-based algorithms are no match for the complexity and plasticity of the human brain (nor most animal brains for that matter).

However, artificial neural networks that are able to model the brain's pattern recognition and learning abilities do have the potential to match and even beat the human brain, at anything; the human brain is just a biological computer after all.

Given enough complexity/power there's no reason a human brain couldn't be entirely artificially modelled. Artificial neural networks as powerful as that are still a long way off of course, but they have been used successfully to a lesser extend in many systems, though I suspect that most self-driving systems presently use rule-based algorithms for the most part.
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Old 7th July 2016, 09:53 PM
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Computers don't get tired/lose concentration/behave irrationally - those human characteristics alone will outweigh the occasional benefits of superior intelligent reactions when it comes to overall accident statistics, which is why this is only going to head in one direction in the long run.
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Old 7th July 2016, 09:57 PM
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Nicely put Mark.
"Auto Pilot" is a tool to be used, not abused.
When clouting a chisel with a hammer you do not let go of the chisel, or the hammer either.
Hope that makes sense!!! I'd better go to bed, too much sun this evening.

I have wired up the second set of my foggers in the water effect and the neighbour came knocking on the door bell to warn me that my water effect was on fire.
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Old 8th July 2016, 08:29 AM
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Default A good article on this (from Vanity Fair FFS!..)

http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2016/...social_twitter
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Old 8th July 2016, 08:33 AM
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the neighbour came knocking on the door bell to warn me that my water effect was on fire.
Hmmm, slightly confused neighbour - knocking on the door bell!
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Old 8th July 2016, 09:41 AM
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Hmmm, slightly confused neighbour - knocking on the door bell!
Just testing. I usually say "Ringing the door knocker".
Proves that someone is paying attention
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Old 10th July 2016, 07:56 AM
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A second crash is also being investigated, suspected Autopilot again.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-36736103

Not sure that one has been mentioned yet.
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Old 10th July 2016, 11:52 AM
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This is worth a read, in case you think these all of these press articles are just simple, straightforward investigative journalism - http://electrek.co/2016/03/07/koch-b...hicles-begins/
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