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(CNBC)   Do you want a real life "Maximum Overdrive?" Because this is how you get a real life "Maximum Overdrive"   (cnbc.com) divider line
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2020-07-15 9:22:52 AM  
"Honey, this machine just called me an asshole. "
 
2020-07-15 9:46:26 AM  

thatguyoverthere70: "Honey, this machine just called me an asshole. "


I wonder how many of us thought this *exact* thing as soon as we read the words "Maximum Overdrive."
 
2020-07-15 9:47:58 AM  
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Good timing.
 
2020-07-15 10:09:40 AM  

Ivo Shandor: [static.scientificamerican.com image 690x460]
Good timing.


*oh shiat*
 
2020-07-15 10:20:20 AM  
When will people finally give up on this autonomous vehicle crap?
 
2020-07-15 10:36:27 AM  
Best soundtrack ever!
 
2020-07-15 10:41:32 AM  
If we get rid of truckers who will spend money at truck stops? Who will go to highway strip clubs? Who will buy the meth? What will happen to the lot lizards?
They're killing an ecosystem!
 
2020-07-15 10:47:25 AM  
who is going to throw the piss bottle bombs out the window?
 
2020-07-15 10:48:14 AM  
Not Maximum Overdrive but still Steven King.

TRUCKS - Rc dumper kills postman
Youtube YBDz_xoxYbc


/Probably the best part of the movie
 
2020-07-15 11:00:54 AM  
Gonna put a lot of people out of a job if it works.
 
2020-07-15 11:01:42 AM  

MelGoesOnTour: When will people finally give up on this autonomous vehicle crap?


If something doesn't work perfectly right now that means it can never work and we should just give up.  That is exactly how technological progress goes.
 
2020-07-15 11:08:33 AM  
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2020-07-15 11:11:56 AM  

karl2025: Gonna put a lot of people out of a job if it works.


Just Trumpers
 
2020-07-15 11:29:39 AM  
I always figured the first autonomous vehicles would be trucks on freeways. A driver takes the truck thru town then dispatches it on the freeway for the long haul, then a driver on the other end takes it on the local roads to the destination. The freeway part is on standardized roads with limited access and has much fewer decisions for an AI to make compared to city streets.
 
2020-07-15 11:34:08 AM  

jjorsett: I always figured the first autonomous vehicles would be trucks on freeways. A driver takes the truck thru town then dispatches it on the freeway for the long haul, then a driver on the other end takes it on the local roads to the destination. The freeway part is on standardized roads with limited access and has much fewer decisions for an AI to make compared to city streets.



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2020-07-15 11:43:08 AM  

Ivo Shandor: jjorsett: I always figured the first autonomous vehicles would be trucks on freeways. A driver takes the truck thru town then dispatches it on the freeway for the long haul, then a driver on the other end takes it on the local roads to the destination. The freeway part is on standardized roads with limited access and has much fewer decisions for an AI to make compared to city streets.


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2020-07-15 11:53:21 AM  

tjsands1118: If we get rid of truckers who will spend money at truck stops? Who will go to highway strip clubs? Who will buy the meth? What will happen to the lot lizards?
They're killing an ecosystem!


Who will KILL those lot lizards ?

Predators are part of nature too.
 
2020-07-15 11:53:34 AM  
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/Not amused.
 
2020-07-15 11:59:17 AM  
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Curtis?  Are you dead, Curtis?
 
2020-07-15 12:04:23 PM  

tjsands1118: If we get rid of truckers who will spend money at truck stops? Who will go to highway strip clubs? Who will buy the meth? What will happen to the lot lizards?
They're killing an ecosystem!


Gonna kill the brothel industry in Nevada.
 
2020-07-15 12:11:58 PM  

UberDave: thatguyoverthere70: "Honey, this machine just called me an asshole. "

I wonder how many of us thought this *exact* thing as soon as we read the words "Maximum Overdrive."


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2020-07-15 12:18:52 PM  
Saw a bunch of fast food places are stepping up using robots to flip burgers and make fries on the news.
 
2020-07-15 12:39:20 PM  
Maximum Overdrive is one of the finest movies ever made.

Change my mind.
 
2020-07-15 1:21:06 PM  

LesserEvil: Maximum Overdrive is one of the finest movies ever made.

Change my mind.


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2020-07-15 1:52:21 PM  
so do we get a new AC/DC album, too?
 
2020-07-15 2:49:18 PM  
My dad's the guy who drives the dump truck over the draw bridge in the opening scenes.
 
2020-07-15 6:56:32 PM  

karl2025: Gonna put a lot of people out of a job if it works.


They can find something new!  Like writing the software or designing the components!
 
2020-07-15 7:50:24 PM  

Bob Dolemite: so do we get a new AC/DC album, too?


Oh I hope so.
 
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