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Self-driving cars are a ‘hard problem’?



Elon Musk just now realizing that self-driving cars are a ‘hard problem’


No, they are not. You just need a "ton" (a lot) of different kinds of sensors and make the system more reliable than human drivers (less accidents - no need to get 99.9999% error rate). Considering that:

#1 Humans are not so great at driving

#2 AI can beat "top" humans in at least two specific tasks - chess (1997) & go (2017) already

self-driving cars should not be a hard problem [they need to "beat" (be safer) "average human" on a road, not Michael Schumacher]. A hard problem would be making quantum computing really useful (at least for me).