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Old May 30th, 2021 #21
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I'm no fan of Communist China or of the Chinese, but wouldn't any reasonable country want data about its own citizens to be stored in its own country? What would Americans think if data about Americans were being stored in China?
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"You know Elons on a slick trip, he's always ready to kick ass"

 
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ZERO contribution from America's richest: Jeff Bezos paid no income tax in 2007 and 2011 while Elon Musk paid nothing in 2018 and George Soros escaped for THREE YEARS, IRS records reveal
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How much have any billionaires or even millionaires contributed to any pro-White causes? Answer: $0. Billions for White genocide, though.

Has Elon Musk contributed anything to help his fellow White South Africans? Not that I know of.
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How much have any billionaires or even millionaires contributed to any pro-White causes? Answer: $0. Billions for White genocide, though.

Has Elon Musk contributed anything to help his fellow White South Africans? Not that I know of.
If he did, it would almost guarantee that he would never be able to earn any money ever again, and it would put an end to both his NASA contracts and his Mars program. Maybe once he's safe on Mars and out of the reach of authorities, he'll throw some money our way, or at least toward White South Africans. I'm not counting on it, but it's not inconceivable.

At least he's not some fanatic like Christopher Columbus, who planned his voyages for the specific purpose of capturing Jerusalem from the Muslims.
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Columbus’ most fervent wish his entire life was to recapture the holy city of Jerusalem.

Prof. Delaney explains that Columbus was convinced he could help retake the Holy Land by sailing to China across the Atlantic. First, he would bring back gold, which was supposed to be plentiful in China, and this would finance a new crusade. Second, he could avoid the Silk Road land route to China, which was blocked after the fall of Constantinople. Third, he would meet the Chinese ruler, the Great Khan, convert him to Christianity, and persuade the Christian Chinese to attack from the East and help liberate Jerusalem.
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Tesla Says Autopilot Makes Its Cars Safer. Crash Victims Say It Kills.


A California family that lost a 15-year-old boy when a Tesla hit its pickup truck is suing the company, claiming its Autopilot system was partly responsible.

By Neal E. Boudette
July 5, 2021

Benjamin Maldonado and his teenage son were driving back from a soccer tournament on a California freeway in August 2019 when a truck in front of them slowed. Mr. Maldonado flicked his turn signal and moved right. Within seconds, his Ford Explorer pickup was hit by a Tesla Model 3 that was traveling about 60 miles per hour on Autopilot.

A six-second video captured by the Tesla and data it recorded show that neither Autopilot — Tesla’s much-vaunted system that can steer, brake and accelerate a car on its own — nor the driver slowed the vehicle until a fraction of a second before the crash. Fifteen-year-old Jovani, who had been in the front passenger seat and not wearing his seatbelt, was thrown from the Ford and died, according to a police report.
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The article is behind a paywall, so I was unable to read it. However, I will say this about the matter:

A car must either be self-driving or not self-driving. There is no in between. Just as there is nothing more dangerous than an unloaded weapon, there is nothing more dangerous than an "almost self-driving" car. If a car is not fully self-driving, then the driver must be alert and in control of the vehicle at all times.

There are many features that have the potential to make driving safer. Systems that warn the driver that he is veering out of his lane or that he is approaching the vehicle ahead to closely could make driving safer, provided that the driver does not rely on them. But when these warning systems get so good that the driver is tempted to stop paying attention to the road, even briefly, then a dangerous situation can develop.

I checked the Tesla website, and this is what it has to say:
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Autopilot advanced safety and convenience features are designed to assist you with the most burdensome parts of driving. Autopilot introduces new features and improves existing functionality to make your Tesla safer and more capable over time.

Autopilot enables your car to steer, accelerate and brake automatically within its lane.

Current Autopilot features require active driver supervision and do not make the vehicle autonomous.

Enhanced Autopilot
Navigate on AutopilotNavigate on Autopilot suggests lane changes to optimize your route, and makes adjustments so you don’t get stuck behind slow cars or trucks. When active, Navigate on Autopilot will also automatically steer your vehicle toward highway interchanges and exits based on your destination.

Autosteer+
Using advanced cameras, sensors and computing power, your Tesla will navigate tighter, more complex roads.

Smart Summon
With Smart Summon, your car will navigate more complex environments and parking spaces, maneuvering around objects as necessary to come find you in a parking lot.

Full Self-Driving Capability
All new Tesla cars have the hardware needed in the future for full self-driving in almost all circumstances. The system is designed to be able to conduct short and long distance trips with no action required by the person in the driver’s seat.

The future use of these features without supervision is dependent on achieving reliability far in excess of human drivers as demonstrated by billions of miles of experience, as well as regulatory approval, which may take longer in some jurisdictions. As these self-driving capabilities are introduced, your car will be continuously upgraded through over-the-air software updates.
So he calls the feature "Autopilot" but states that the car is not fully autonomous and requires "active driver supervision."

Although I have the greatest respect for Elon Musk, this is irresponsible. Anyone who buys the car and sees that it has a feature called "autopilot" can be expected to treat the car as if it were a self-driving car. The feature should have been given a different name, such as "Driver Assistant."

I can see what Musk is doing here. He is developing a fully self-driving car, which requires a lot of testing, so he is using his customers as testers. It sounds reasonable, but it is a terrible idea. I have learned from personal experience as a software developer that clients do not want to test your products. Even if you tell the client that he will be testing the product and put it in writing in the contract, the client still expects a fully functional, bug-free product from day one. Musk needs to hire professional drivers to test his self-driving cars before marketing them. I know it will slow down development, and it will put him at a disadvantage if his competitors don't follow suit, but it is the only responsible way to do it. I understand where he's coming from and why he's doing it, but it's just not responsible.
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How vulnerable are these "self-driving" cars to hacking or kwaps being able to stop them remotely? No thank you, I wouldn't trust them any more than the coronavirus "vaccine."
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How vulnerable are these "self-driving" cars to hacking or kwaps being able to stop them remotely? No thank you, I wouldn't trust them any more than the coronavirus "vaccine."
Imagine the interesting sensor group stopping you dead when it detects body height mass/es whilst you are driving lost down Donna Blocc.
 
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Imagine the interesting sensor group stopping you dead when it detects body height mass/es whilst you are driving lost down Donna Blocc.
What is Donna Blocc?
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A scary place of Los Vegas.
 
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