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Automobile manufacturers face a mysterious dalliance by Google with the industry as the search...

Automobile manufacturers face a mysterious dalliance by Google with the industry as the search giant remains committed to helping develop technology to create self-driving cars. While a Googlemobile is not on the radar, companies such as GM, BMW (BAMXY.PK), and Audi (VLKAY.PK) plan to move ahead with development to stay a step ahead. Working against the concept: Tough government regulators and drivers who still remember the Blue Screen of Death that showed the infallibility of software quite regularly.
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  • Neil459
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    Actually it perfectly possible to write software with very few bugs. However, no one really wants to spend that amount of money and time required. I know, I've done it. It took 18 years to find the first bug in some embedded software used in the medical industry and it was a simple copy/paste bug.

     

    But as a country we no longer respect quality and are quite happy to, for example, buy a new lawn mower every 5 years instead of buying one that will last 20 years. In software, we now expect a new release every quarter or more or somehow its defective. How retarded.
    30 Apr 2012, 01:35 PM Reply Like
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