29 Oct '16, 2pm

[Geohot]’s Self-Driving Car Cancelled: George [Geohot] Hotz has thrown in the to...

[Geohot]’s Self-Driving Car Cancelled: George [Geohot] Hotz has thrown in the to...

George [Geohot] Hotz has thrown in the towel on his comma one self-driving car project. According to [Geohot]’s Twitter stream , the reason is a letter from the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which sent him what basically amounts to a warning to not release self-driving software that might endanger people’s lives. This comes a week after a post on comma.ai’s blog changed focus from a “self-driving car” to an “advanced driver assistance system”, presumably to get around legal requirements. Apparently, that wasn’t good enough for the NHTSA. When Robot Cars Kill, Who Gets Sued? On one hand, we’re sorry to see the system go out like that. The idea of a quick-and-dirty, affordable, crowdsourced driving aid speaks to our hacker heart. But on the other, especially in light of the recent Tesla crash, we’re probably a little bit glad to not have these th...

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2016/10/29/geohots-self-driving-car-c...

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