At last – a responsible analysis of the terminological hype sprayed about indiscriminately by the (very numerous) self-driving vehicle aficionados. And from Popular Mechanics! It always had high standards. It was near the top of the practical science pupil’s reading list in the 1960s!
This recent article, 11 April 2018, “The Way We Talk About Self-Driving Cars Is Going To Get People Killed“, really needs to be read and understood by the frantically optimistic futuristic soothsayer-replete Cult of the Autonomous Vehicle. It’s a serious problem, now, that this proto-religion knows nothing about the severe problems of AI, believes the joyous hype about self-driving AI systems, and amplifies it and spreads it and applauds it with a missionary zeal.