Page 3 of 4 FirstFirst 1234 LastLast
Results 21 to 30 of 35

Thread: Self driving cars

  1. #21
    Don't Ban me Bro! John's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2015
    Posts
    3,886
    Thanked: 3033
    Quote Originally Posted by FireBrand View Post
    I have a sermon about “horn honkers”. One woman came to me several weeks later saying she thought I was meaning “dont be a whoremonger”. She has trouble with hearing.
    Horns probably don't bother her.

    That's the thing here in FL with all the retirees and snow birds who sometimes have momentary brain burps, a honk only makes things worse, they get startled, it's best to just back off a distance or wait 2 whole seconds for their brain fog to clear.

  2. The Following User Says Thank You to John For This Useful Post:

    Ezekiel 33 (05-17-2019)

  3. #22
    Administrator fuego's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2015
    Posts
    8,747
    Thanked: 6800
    Blog Entries
    1
    Quote Originally Posted by FireBrand View Post
    I have a sermon about “horn honkers”. One woman came to me several weeks later saying she thought I was meaning “dont be a whoremonger”. She has trouble with hearing.
    Horn honker/whoremonger...You say tomato I say tomahto.

  4. The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to fuego For This Useful Post:

    Ezekiel 33 (05-17-2019), FireBrand (05-15-2019), John (05-15-2019)

  5. #23
    Quote Originally Posted by John View Post
    hmmm.. I wonder what you mean by "a bit too long". Me thinks you're a horn driver.
    Nah...and just from watching how my friends react in similar situations I'm pretty patient!

    Quote Originally Posted by fuego View Post
    That's why I 'tap'. It sounds more polite. :)
    Right...which is why I hate that my horn is not capable of taps.

  6. #24
    Quote Originally Posted by John View Post
    Horns probably don't bother her.

    That's the thing here in FL with all the retirees and snow birds who sometimes have momentary brain burps, a honk only makes things worse, they get startled, it's best to just back off a distance or wait 2 whole seconds for their brain fog to clear.
    Having spent several years in metro Detroit it became obvious the Detroit automakers had wired brakes and horn together. Step on the brakes and horn goes off.

  7. The Following User Says Thank You to FireBrand For This Useful Post:

    Ezekiel 33 (05-17-2019)

  8. #25
    Senior Member Ezekiel 33's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2015
    Location
    Northern Lower Michigan
    Posts
    2,010
    Thanked: 1458
    Quote Originally Posted by FireBrand View Post
    I have a sermon about “horn honkers”. One woman came to me several weeks later saying she thought I was meaning “dont be a whoremonger”. She has trouble with hearing.

  9. The Following User Says Thank You to Ezekiel 33 For This Useful Post:

    FireBrand (05-17-2019)

  10. #26
    Senior Member Ezekiel 33's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2015
    Location
    Northern Lower Michigan
    Posts
    2,010
    Thanked: 1458
    Quote Originally Posted by John View Post
    Horns probably don't bother her.

    That's the thing here in FL with all the retirees and snow birds who sometimes have momentary brain burps, a honk only makes things worse, they get startled, it's best to just back off a distance or wait 2 whole seconds for their brain fog to clear.
    I aspire to be a snow bird in about 4 1/2 more years!!!

  11. #27
    Don't Ban me Bro! John's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2015
    Posts
    3,886
    Thanked: 3033
    OK...on the OT:

    A Tesla Model 3 sedan that crashed into a truck on a Florida highway in March, killing its driver, had its Autopilot semi-autonomous feature engaged, according to a new report from the National Transportation Safety Board. The driver is at least the fourth person to die in an Autopilot-related crash.
    https://www.wired.com/story/teslas-l...e-prior-crash/

  12. The Following User Says Thank You to John For This Useful Post:

    Ezekiel 33 (05-30-2019)

  13. #28
    Quote Originally Posted by John View Post
    Per this part of the story:

    ...In each case, a Tesla running Autopilot on a Florida highway struck a truck cutting across its path


    ..and your prior post:

    Quote Originally Posted by John View Post
    That's the thing here in FL with all the retirees and snow birds who sometimes have momentary brain burps, a honk only makes things worse, they get startled, it's best to just back off a distance or wait 2 whole seconds for their brain fog to clear.
    The answer is simple...don't test the vehicles in Florida!

  14. The Following User Says Thank You to krystian For This Useful Post:

    Ezekiel 33 (05-30-2019)

  15. #29
    Don't Ban me Bro! John's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2015
    Posts
    3,886
    Thanked: 3033
    Quote Originally Posted by krystian View Post
    Per this part of the story:

    ...In each case, a Tesla running Autopilot on a Florida highway struck a truck cutting across its path


    ..and your prior post:



    The answer is simple...don't test the vehicles in Florida!
    Yeah, with the Tesla it's not really "self-driven", it's controlled by an algorithm written by Tesla, so to be accurate it is "tesla driven", they can remotely turn features on and off, and of course store all of your driving data, including what they glean from the on-board video/audio of you.

  16. #30
    Don't Ban me Bro! John's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2015
    Posts
    3,886
    Thanked: 3033
    Consumer Reports warns on Tesla's Autopilot


    Consumer Reports posts a negative review of Tesla's (TSLA -4.3%) new Autopilot software update, saying it creates a potential safety risk for drivers.

    CR on Tesla: "We found that Navigate on Autopilot lagged far behind a human driver’s skill set: The feature cut off cars without leaving enough space and even passed other cars in ways that violate state laws, according to several law enforcement representatives CR interviewed for this report. As a result, the driver often had to prevent the system from making poor decisions... Despite Tesla’s promises that it will have full self-driving technology by the end of next year, our experience with Navigate on Autopilot suggests it will take longer."
    https://seekingalpha.com/news/346614...=mw_quote_news

    Humans are under-rated. They are working hard to convince us that AI can do things better. No way.

  17. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to John For This Useful Post:

    Ezekiel 33 (05-30-2019), fuego (05-22-2019)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
You can avoid expensive repair costs with an extended service plan for your Hyundai. We cover all Hyundai models, including the Hyundai Sonata.