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02-03-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,786
Posted By Walter S

Back at ya. I was quoting you :roflmao2:

Back at ya. I was quoting you :roflmao2:
02-03-19, 06:37 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,786
Posted By Walter S

You entertain two possibilities. Either it is a...

You entertain two possibilities. Either it is a good idea, or the non-believer is obviously "anti-LCF" that want to throw their weight around (like it's SO gratifying to squash those LCF dudes). ...
01-20-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,065
Posted By Walter S

As you allude to, the exact definition of...

As you allude to, the exact definition of preparing your bicycle for such "popping" and the proximity of a wheel to pop when you need one being a little bit in question.
01-14-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,404
Posted By Walter S

I wouldn't really do that given a car with an...

I wouldn't really do that given a car with an engine and gas tank etc. polluting the water pretty bad especially a small lake. Your children might look like martians. But a car body? Probably at...
01-13-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,404
Posted By Walter S

Small boat dock/anchor

Small boat dock/anchor
01-06-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,031
Posted By Walter S

That's true but really over time in a specific...

That's true but really over time in a specific domain like driving you can eventually get it all figured out. Not all situations are qualitatively "different". You really do have the same stuff...
01-06-19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,031
Posted By Walter S

Which human? Which animal? The type of "caution"...

Which human? Which animal? The type of "caution" exercised by the computer is easily mistaken for similar behavior in humans. In the case of the computer some of its algorithms have been specifically...
01-06-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,031
Posted By Walter S

Speed up, slam on the brakes, whatever it takes...

Speed up, slam on the brakes, whatever it takes to kill that varmint....then throw him in the soup of course.
01-06-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,031
Posted By Walter S

Is that your personal guarantee that this...

Is that your personal guarantee that this driverless bus operating on public roads won't kill an innocent driver because of defects or limitations in the technology? We've seen not only driverless...
01-02-19, 04:46 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,031
Posted By Walter S

Excellent point because I've noticed something...

Excellent point because I've noticed something about ALL of the people that express excitement about this topic and now close it is to reality. The viability of the technology is ALWAYS discussed in...
01-02-19, 04:15 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,031
Posted By Walter S

It's a dead giveaway when all you can dig out of...

It's a dead giveaway when all you can dig out of people is what they believe will happen instead of also knowing what that's based on.
01-01-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,031
Posted By Walter S

This article covers some ground on that topic...

This article covers some ground on that topic with a blockchain approach where things get fought out in court based on sensor data captured by potentially multiple cars onsite. This is one of the few...
01-01-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,031
Posted By Walter S

"roll"? Do you mean allow the car to drive itself...

"roll"? Do you mean allow the car to drive itself down the road mixing with other drivers that happen to be present too?
01-01-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,031
Posted By Walter S

Sounds plausible. How do you think the legal...

Sounds plausible. How do you think the legal questions will get resolved? Summed up by just saying who pays out in court when driverless cars kill people?
01-01-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,031
Posted By Walter S

No, but you need a plausible argument that...

No, but you need a plausible argument that includes a smattering of logic.



More unsupported conspiracy rambings as usual. What's to keep an innovator like Musk from stealing away the car...
01-01-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,031
Posted By Walter S

Yes we'll see them "in use" in controlled...

Yes we'll see them "in use" in controlled conditions not on public roads just as we've seen for years.

IMO the first driverless "cars" will be big semi trucks operating driverless only on specific...
01-01-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,031
Posted By Walter S

Are LCF people waiting for driverless cars?? Why?...

Are LCF people waiting for driverless cars?? Why?

Why are LCF people going back to driving cars because car companies won't make driverless cars? Before driverless cars were a "thing" it was OK to...
01-01-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,031
Posted By Walter S

What's missing from the thread is direct...

What's missing from the thread is direct discussion of whether car companies are slowing progress because they don't really want driverless. That's TPs opening point which remains unsupported by...
01-01-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,031
Posted By Walter S

At least you stopped there - I had to have a...

At least you stopped there - I had to have a 1500cc Goldwing :lol:
01-01-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,031
Posted By Walter S

OK I came by the gumption to read your rather...

OK I came by the gumption to read your rather long and boring article and if anything it supports my argument that the car companies have sobered up about how hard it will REALLY be to produce...
01-01-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,031
Posted By Walter S

I can see that I've upset some BF members that...

I can see that I've upset some BF members that want to play in their driverless car sandbox. Please continue kids :)
01-01-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,031
Posted By Walter S

Totally different technology that involves ZERO...

Totally different technology that involves ZERO v2v communication so this is by no means a leg up.



Another thing you won't see very soon. There's no revenue stream to fund putting expensive...
01-01-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,031
Posted By Walter S

Ah but I do know and not only that, I know how...

Ah but I do know and not only that, I know how the low level electronics work and have 40 years of experience as a firmware developer.
01-01-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,031
Posted By Walter S

IMO as we get closer to self driving cars,...

IMO as we get closer to self driving cars, driving will become more dangerous. The problem is the way people react to emergencies. If you're at the wheel of the car not depending on any automation...
01-01-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,031
Posted By Walter S

And where do you get that from? The most...

And where do you get that from? The most respected group of engineers in the world is the IEEE. A quote from them recently says "Even as self-driving research cars make record-setting road trips,...
01-01-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,616
Posted By Walter S

And maybe she was a magician? This is by no means...

And maybe she was a magician? This is by no means hitech anymore. There are bus (and truck, family members, etc.) tracking apps left and right. It just takes a GPS. Active tracking requires a GPS...
01-01-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,031
Posted By Walter S

:lol:

:lol:
01-01-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,031
Posted By Walter S

That's a made up story based on no factual...

That's a made up story based on no factual evidence. For your assumptions to hold water you have to demonstrate that driverless technology is more viable than the car companies make it out to be. I...
01-01-19, 04:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,616
Posted By Walter S

Atlanta's MARTA does that too and it is nice but...

Atlanta's MARTA does that too and it is nice but not as nice as it should be because sometimes the "real time" position of the bus on the virtual map lags behind where it really is. If you're trying...
12-31-18, 06:18 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 20,736
Posted By Walter S

The riding gets better and better all the time....

The riding gets better and better all the time. Atlanta is a hotbed of bike lanes and off road trails more and more for years and the effect has slowly transformed the city. That's not to say that...
12-31-18, 05:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,616
Posted By Walter S

Hopefully you don't get real hungry before...

Hopefully you don't get real hungry before thinking to use a hammer/screw driver on that can.
12-31-18, 05:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,564
Posted By Walter S

I am no longer LCF. I have a car because I own...

I am no longer LCF. I have a car because I own and manage several rental houses and need a car regularly for hauling construction/repair/cleaning/etc. supplies related to that. I made-do without...
12-24-18, 09:59 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,065
Posted By Walter S

Anybody is welcome to decide that the lack of...

Anybody is welcome to decide that the lack of support for cycling is why they aren't car free. But if you want to be car free and at least seriously entertain doing it or practicing it then wouldn't...
12-24-18, 07:29 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,017
Posted By Walter S

Could be some misfired neurons instead of total...

Could be some misfired neurons instead of total insanity.
12-20-18, 07:03 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,230
Posted By Walter S

Badger1 wins the level headed cyclist award :)

Badger1 wins the level headed cyclist award :)
12-20-18, 06:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,349
Posted By Walter S

As is the whole planet in a universe with...

As is the whole planet in a universe with hundreds of billions of galaxies each with hundreds of billions of stars and even more solar systems and planets strewn thru 15 billion years of history.
12-20-18, 06:43 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 20,736
Posted By Walter S

Raining with forecast high 51F low 42F

Raining with forecast high 51F low 42F
12-19-18, 04:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,061
Posted By Walter S

:eek:

:eek:
12-19-18, 04:35 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,230
Posted By Walter S

More scooters = more pavement

More scooters = more pavement
12-17-18, 02:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,990
Posted By Walter S

Another brilliant tp social innovation that...

Another brilliant tp social innovation that missed its moment in time :banned:
12-17-18, 02:01 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,230
Posted By Walter S

Wow a tandempower guarantee! You "guarantee"...

Wow a tandempower guarantee! You "guarantee" truths you obviously know nothing specific about and just assume it happens "on some level". Jeez :wtf: The smudge of tp intellect I see continues to ooze...
12-17-18, 01:48 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,230
Posted By Walter S

Trying to win over hearts and minds I see :)

Trying to win over hearts and minds I see :)
11-24-18, 07:07 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,230
Posted By Walter S

That's the bottom line. Look around at the huge...

That's the bottom line. Look around at the huge number of e-scooters in just the past few months. The Atlanta Beltline looks like a e-scooter infection run amok with thousands of new faces that...
09-30-18, 08:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,756
Posted By Walter S

Warning: fantasy begins...

Warning: fantasy begins...
09-09-18, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By Walter S

I prefer to do my whole vacation starting and...

I prefer to do my whole vacation starting and ending at my front door on my bicycle. No schedules to arrange. Most days I wake up and rank options on where I'll be that night. I reconsider things...
09-02-18, 02:32 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,230
Posted By Walter S

I toyed with the idea of commuting on a scooter. ...

I toyed with the idea of commuting on a scooter. Till I saw how dangerous it could be. I don't want the broken bones.
09-01-18, 12:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,221
Posted By Walter S

Everybody feels like that sometimes. When you...

Everybody feels like that sometimes. When you have a car you can choose to drive and thus nurture this instinct that wants rest. When you don't have that choice you're not up against a wall. Take...
08-26-18, 11:57 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,429
Posted By Walter S

Iím sorry. Maybe if you quote the same words a...

Iím sorry. Maybe if you quote the same words a few more times while being careful not to overwhelm me with anything new Iíll begin to see.
08-26-18, 11:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,026
Posted By Walter S

The things that a ebike does better than a...

The things that a ebike does better than a bicycle, a car does better still. The things that a ebike does better than a car, a bicycle does better still.
08-26-18, 11:20 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,429
Posted By Walter S

Continuing to say the same damned thing wonít...

Continuing to say the same damned thing wonít make it more true but knock yourself out. Itís your fingers.
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