Category Archives: Robot Cars

Robot cars as child rescuers?

Robot car function I just thought of: will a little kid, lost in suburbia without adults around, be able to walk up to a public robot-car and say, “I’m lost, help me!” and that will trigger facial recognition software, access … Continue reading

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*Robot* EV’s Are. Just. Happening!

A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you’re talking about real money! “The moves are part of a $4.5 billion investment in electrified vehicles by 2020, offering customers greater fuel efficiency, capability and power across Ford’s global vehicle … Continue reading

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What will Robot cars look like?

Less like this: More like this:

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Climate: Robot EV’s MUCH better than EV’s

What if we don’t have to replace every oil car with an Electric Vehicle? What if we used Robot EV’s that we share like a really cheap taxi? How many Robot EV’s would it take to replace all our cars?   … Continue reading

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Human driving is SO yesterday!

This Tesla dashboard camera shows the Tesla car predict an accident ahead seconds before it happens. Watch the video and hear the alarm sound three beeps seconds before the car crashes ahead! The stupid humans driving the car in front … Continue reading

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Robot algorithms for the “Trolley Problem”

Would you push a fat-man under a trolley to save 5 people the run-away trolley is about to crash into? (The philosophical “Trolley problem”.) Well, here’s today’s version of that test. Would a robot-car? “Algorithms for resolving these conflict situations … Continue reading

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Robot taxis in Netherlands

Sorry taxi drivers, but the self-driving shuttles are coming. On the plus side? This will probably lower the cost of cabs, creating a culture that devalues owning and driving one’s own car, and values instead the freedom of the robot … Continue reading

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