How Much Longer Till Self Driving Cars?

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K L.'s Comment
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I heard just a few days ago uber set up their fleet of self driving cards, I'm worried I won't complete my 5 year plan at this rate.

Brett Aquila's Comment
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Five year plan? OMG there is no chance whatsoever that drivers are going to be eliminated within 5 years, and highly unlikely it will happen within 50 years. Remember, airplanes and trains have been capable of automation since like the 60's and yet you still see two pilots in almost every plane (except some military drones) and engineers in every train. Trucks are the last thing they're going to be able to automate. It's actually far more difficult to automate a big rig than it would be a train or plane. You have nothing to worry about.

Here is an article I wrote on the subject:

Self Driving Trucks Are Not Coming Anytime Soon

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