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Re: Latency? In my self-driving car?

Why do you think there's all the work going on on mesh networking?

One side effect is that mountain roads could become an awful lot safer - once all cars without mesh networking are banned from them - as the mesh will allow cars to "see around the bends". It would also be possible to put radar at dangerous junctions to deal with human drivers who want to run red lights etc., by informing vehicles at risk (and using ANPR to inform Mr. Plod.)

In a 1950s book called Metatopia, the author speculated on a future of self driving vehicles (though they used a very light rail network) in which some of the old roads were reserved for people who wanted to drive. That's been happening for a while with track days. Perhaps that's what will end up happening to most golf courses as climate change and freshwater stress makes them nonviable.

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