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    02-19-2017, 07:09 PM
    flathead4 replied to a thread garage ceiling in General
    Or you can buy one from Harbor Freight. I bought one to do the ceiling in my 25 X 50 garage/shop. I worked on it after work for a few weeks so it...
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    02-12-2017, 06:37 AM
    I travel a 20 mile stretch of two-lane road to work each day that has only 4 or 5 places where passing is allowed. I have pulled off and let a...
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    02-11-2017, 09:10 PM
    It would do what is was programmed to do, of course. It could be tied into the weather service, road sensors, etc. and know when the roads are slick...
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    02-11-2017, 08:30 AM
    I agree. Attempting to build a vehicle that will both follow the rules of the road and also anticipate the idiot human drivers that routinely break...
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    02-06-2017, 02:06 PM
    What I could say is that if your POS autonomous vehicle glitched and lurched you into traffic, the other POS autonomous vehicles (who are not drunk,...
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    01-18-2017, 11:19 PM
    I bought a bottle of Trim water soluble lube and mix it up for use in a spray bottle. The stuff works on steel and aluminum. I found it makes less...
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    12-09-2016, 02:47 PM
    Show us how to do that on YOUR lathe. Tom
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    12-02-2016, 01:49 PM
    flathead4 replied to a thread OT: When Robot Cars Kill in General
    This one? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xiMQ981lph0
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    12-02-2016, 01:19 PM
    flathead4 replied to a thread OT: When Robot Cars Kill in General
    I think you underestimate what can happen in a century. We went from the Wright Bros. at Kitty Hawk (1903) to rovers on Mars (2003) in a century. ...
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    12-02-2016, 11:52 AM
    flathead4 replied to a thread OT: When Robot Cars Kill in General
    Why would anyone design a control system that would result in the manual and auto features fighting over control?? It would be one or the other. If...
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    12-02-2016, 09:46 AM
    flathead4 replied to a thread OT: When Robot Cars Kill in General
    Of course we are making it up. What's wrong with that? That passenger in the video is just for the development phase. In the real world, a...
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    12-02-2016, 07:25 AM
    flathead4 replied to a thread OT: When Robot Cars Kill in General
    Just like the lanes on roads could be narrower because self-driving cars would not drift, parking lots and garages for self-driving cars could have...
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    12-01-2016, 07:51 PM
    flathead4 replied to a thread OT: When Robot Cars Kill in General
    I get it. You LOVE to drive. It defines you and gives you self worth and if it was taken away you might as well throw yourself into the Abyss. Not...
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    11-30-2016, 02:07 PM
    flathead4 replied to a thread OT: When Robot Cars Kill in General
    You missed the point. You can't stop technology anymore than you can stop the seasons. Maybe not in 10 years or 20, but one day self-driving cars...
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    11-30-2016, 08:16 AM
    flathead4 replied to a thread OT: When Robot Cars Kill in General
    A common response for someone faced with a new idea is to invent situations where that new idea would fail or cost too much or hasten the onset of...
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    11-29-2016, 08:12 AM
    flathead4 replied to a thread OT: When Robot Cars Kill in General
    I find it curious that there are those people that expect a self driving car to perform perfectly in absolutely all situations when it is just fine...
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    11-24-2016, 08:25 AM
    flathead4 replied to a thread OT: When Robot Cars Kill in General
    An automated decision cannot be any worse than many of the human decisions I see on the road every day. At least the automated decisions won't be...
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