minoridiot: Most apirplanes made today are "fly by wire" so this isn't new technology, but what concerns me is the statment: "Drivers can also man oeuvre cars more easily as the system cuts out what it deems as unnecessary feedback from the tires to the driver." I wonder what sort of feedback they will cut out. We all use the feedback from the road and tires to help us steer through traffic.
blatz514: My Nissan just blew a cylinder, so I am not getting a kick.
Bleyo: This... is not new. It is a necessary step for self driving cars though. It will be easier to get electronically controlled wheels to do what the computer wants once cars have autopilot mode.I like getting road feedback though...
Bleyo: I like getting road feedback though...
FrancoFile: Four engineers are driving down the road when the engine starts running rough. They start arguing about the cause.The ChE says "We've got a fuel problem; we need to drain the tank and refill it".The ME says "No, the wheels are unbalanced; we need to get a front-end alignment and a wheel balance"The EE says "You're both wrong; the ignition controls are messed up, we need to get the timing circuit checked"The Software Engineer says "How about we just pull over, turn it off, and restart it?"/thanks, I'm here all week//try the veal
Current Resident: Pffft. Pontiac was toying around with that back in '87.[images.hemmings.com image 700x478]
AlanSmithee: That's, er, interesting. Did that car have a name?
Current Resident: Pffft. Pontiac was toying around with that back in '87.
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