Frankenbike666
Frankenbike666
1/31/20
3:23 PM
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But fewer and fewer over time. Because sharing accident data will be the law. And all of the autonomous cars will learn from every collision. And they will all learn how to avoid it with the next update. Rinse and repeat. They will be safer than any human in a very short period of time.

Autonomous cars currently have Read more

1/22/20
4:46 PM
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More or less than buses or people driven cars?

Remember, once this technology is mature, there will be zero “exceeding safe speed” accidents, near zero accidents resulting from mechanical problems because they’ll be detected before catastrophic failure and the vehicle will take itself in for service, no running of Read more

1/22/20
4:39 PM
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I would see this as less a personal vehicle, and more of a public transit solution.

In a full, autonomous public transit system, each vehicle acts as a cell that transports people in a larger transit organism. Subtract non-autonomous vehicles from the high density sections of a city, and these would flow without Read more

1/22/20
4:32 PM
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It’s autonomous. Your likelyhood of being in a collision drops dramatically because it would see what you can’t and react faster than you ever could.

It’s “safer” than public transportation. 

1/18/20
5:45 PM
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Heh, maybe not this version. If it is dino fueled, it will most certainly be the last Dino Z. That just barely makes sense now.


1/15/20
8:53 PM
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Catch up to the future my friend. Anachronistic 19th Century Industrial Revolution tech is on its last legs. No one will be building more coal plants. Anywhere. Ever. Texas is going renewable.

1/9/20
6:55 PM
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Truth. My Brother color multifunction printers tend to last over 6 years. It’s worth it whether we print a lot or just once in awhile.

1/8/20
5:28 PM
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It’s healthier that you don’t like the movie. That way you stay detached. Agnostic if not a SW atheist. Not like the people who seem to have made a personal religion out of a capitalist marketing property.

1/8/20
4:16 PM
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I can take a direct flight from Seattle to Nashville in 4 hours or so. You gonna have a direct non-stop hyperloop line from Seattle to Nashville? Or every other major city combination? You’d have to make transfers, and those suck up vast amounts of time. Read more

1/8/20
3:44 PM
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Sure, jet fuel has 12kWh/kg, but only about 1 kWh/kg reaches the fans. The rest is thrown out in waste heat and thrust too high and concentrated to efficiently move the plane forward. Gas turbines are pretty inefficient overall in the way they’re used in jets, but are as efficient as they can be made.

If we don’t have Read more

12/30/19
3:49 PM
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Why? Did you think no one was working on replacing fossil fuel powered jets with battery powered ducted fan “jets”?
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12/30/19
3:28 PM
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Am I the only one who thinks that in 2019 going on 2020, non-performance hybrids and BEVs just seem sad?

Especially after the grand introduction of the Mach-E?

12/18/19
9:29 PM
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I don’t get that either. I think turning gas cars into electrics is going to be the next great thing that drives people to modding cars. I really want to see this being done to Subarus for some reason. But gearheads whine that there’s no room to be a gearhead anymore when you can’t play with turbos, intercoolers and Read more

12/18/19
9:13 PM
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I believe the current “universal” display is a giant tablet in the middle of the console. That’s what a Tesla Model 3 has.

12/18/19
9:03 PM
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1. Is it faster than taking a plane? (including arriving early and time getting through the TSA)
2. Is it cheaper than taking a plane by a large enough margin, for people to take it more often?
If the answer to those questions isn’t yes, then why is there even a discussion?

12/17/19
9:30 PM
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I thought EVs were supposed to be the end of “hot rodding”. Also, isn’t the current nomenclature “modding”?

When is someone going to come out with a 600 watt V8 outside speaker mod for EVs, and stolen BMW radio-engine sounds for inside?

12/11/19
5:18 PM
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The first time I saw a pic of that Bugatti, I thought “nice updated Trans Am” :)

I feel like the Tesla Truck was a troll. But easy to make if people really wanted it. Kind of reminds me of a really extreme Cadillac “Art and Science” thought project that could only be done with a single piece of folded cardboard.

But

12/6/19
6:28 PM
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I’m sorry to hear that under $60 requires breaking into the vacation fund. I’m glad to hear that there might be people with vacation funds, tho. I mean, that’s not bougie money like a Netgear Orbi. Read more

12/5/19
6:43 PM
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The President manipulating the stock market so he and his friends can can cyclically buy and cash out, may be sucking just enough air out of the bubble to keep it from bursting. Credit isn’t drying up, and that is the thing that has to dry up to cause a recession.