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Nvidia flops out teraflop X1 for self-aware cars


Re: Self drive

Its a question that we already have answered. If you have your car repaired by, say, a mechanic and he fails to tighten the lug nuts and a wheel later flies off - the mechanic is responsible.

If a person doesn't have their car regularly maintained and it a bit falls off on the road, it is that person's responsibility.

If a car develops a fault with its ECU and locks the throttle on, causing a crash, it is the manufacturer's responsibility.

There's a pile of case law that already exists on it. An automated car isn't so much removed from the "fly by wire" type vehicles we already have.

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