Noting my comment in the NYT about humans being the "weak link in the chain", Sebastian Thrun (winner of DARPA robot road race and designers of Google's autonomous cars), reminded me of this classic from The Onion. Brilliantly deadpan.

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Comment by S.G. Sutter on May 16, 2011 at 2:52pm

Awesome stuff...  Exactly what I needed for a Monday!

 

Thanks, Chris!

Comment by CrashingDutchman on May 17, 2011 at 2:47am

Nice...

About your comment about being humans being the weak link, this is not always the case, see this emergency landing: http://www.dumpert.nl/mediabase/1485411/f9be5718/noodlanden_doe_je_... (advertisement can be shown before actual video)


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Comment by Gary Mortimer on May 17, 2011 at 3:04am
Whats not to love about The Onion!
Comment by Scott James on May 18, 2011 at 4:51am

Classic Onion!

This one is great too!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9BnLbv6QYcA

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