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1:47 AM
 
2:12 AM
> What about an option to auto export the project on closing ?
 
 
7 hours later…
8:50 AM
> @Deedolith that is not possible. While we do get the closing event (and handle it as best we can), the VBE will straight up murder the addin process after a relatively short timeout. As such we cannot be sure the export process could finish before getting killed.

I'm not even sure that we can access the VBE internals we need for an export during shutdown.
 
 
7 hours later…
3:58 PM
Jeez... reading the tesla manual for "Autopilot" it seems really fucking rich to call it Auto- anything
> Autosteer is not designed to,
and will not, steer Model S around objects
partially or completely in the driving lane.
and the "Automatic Emergency Braking" just attempts to reduce your speed and stops doing that after it reduced the speed by 30mph
exactly not what it says on the tin
 
Typical Tesla overpromise and underdeliver
 
> In situations where Autosteer is unable to steer Model S, [...]. When you see this message TAKE OVER IMMEDIATELY.
 
That sounds more dangerous than just driving normally because your reaction time is always going to be slower if you think the car is driving itself.
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The sad part is that people read the marketing hype, "Buy a Tesla - it steers itself!", and don't bother to actually read the manual and ass-u-me that it's a complete functional system. They then proceed to go to sleep, shave, do their nails, TickInstaTwatBookGramTok (or whatever), and are shocked when the car doesn't handle every conceivable situation.
Even worse, is when there are no abnormal situations that require the driver to take over for months at a time. Driving is a skill, and like all skills, needs to be practiced to keep one sharp*. Sitting behind the wheel for 6 months but not actually driving leaves one rusty at just the precise moment when one needs the skill to be at their sharpest!
*Due to my office closing, I've been home for nearly 2 years and have gone for periods of a month or more without actually driving. I can seriously tell when I haven't driven in a while - I can't keep a straight line for the first 15-30 minutes.
 
4:17 PM
I also drive rarely, because I find it very taxing on my mental resources and thus dislike it.
I have the luxury of basically never needing to drive, because public transport in my area is good enough for most of my journeys and everything else I can do on foot (or by bike)
 
I love to drive, I just haven't much. No (near) daily commute, and we're just doing fewer things around the house, so fewer opportunities to leave to get supplies.
 
So it's been quite a few months since I last operated a car.
 
We live 20 minutes (by car, at highway speeds) from nearly anything, in an area with essentially non-existent public transport. 25 minutes south of us is a big city (~1 mil population), but even they have limited public transport. There's a bus system but it's not particularly extensive.
 
One thing I learnt from Jetsons is that even if we have flying cars, we still will have traffic jams. Therefore, it is logical to conclude that if we have auto-driving cars, we still will have accidents.
 
I can basically choose from three different modes of transportation to get to uni
not including a car, by the by.
 
4:21 PM
@this Yeah, except that the Jetson's accidents happen in 3D space, not just 2D space.
 
@FreeMan current accidents also happen in 3d...
it's just that you can more easily represent their location in 2d space.
 
True, @Vogel612, but I don't have to check my mirror before changing lanes up. (Handy, since so few people seem to check their mirrors before changing lanes left or right.)
 
ATC might want to beg to differ, but yea, I guess :)
 
NOTE: above statement is an indictment of US drivers. YMMV in other countries where they actually teach people to drive
 
well, teach is a thing, but that doesn't stop drivers from becoming worse as they go.
 
4:24 PM
IDK, have you seen how Indians drive? It's miraculously chaotic yet relatively accident-free.
 
Pilots are trained far better than drivers and have to undergo regular (every 6 months) testing and refresher training. Not so for driving (again, in the US, YMMV).
 
like... checking the mirrors is mostly working, but checking in the dead spots is less of a thing
 
I don't think they go to school. They just go with the flow.
 
@this that's because the speeds they drive at are lower and nobody expects anyone else to follow any rules
 
 
4 hours later…
8:25 PM
Same in Indonesia. There, it is actually rather important not to expect anybody to follow the rules and yourself not to fully follow them as well. Otherwise, the system does not work.
 
 
2 hours later…
10:29 PM
Driving in India is a lesson in why it's important to follow the rules. In the city I was visiting people don't pay attention to stop lights after 7pm. I was told this is because that's when the traffic police go home...
When I pointed out that getting through an intersection when all 4 lanes are going at the same time is much slower than taking turns the driver said "Oh, I know that. However, everyone needs to stop at the red light for that to work." So due to societal pressure, when one person runs the red light, everyone else follows suit.
Same with people going up the one way street the wrong way. It causes traffic to stop while people swerve around trying to pass the person going the wrong way. It takes hours to get across town because you're always rolling really slow waiting for something to get out of the way. It would be faster to walk. The motorcycles have the upper hand. They just drive wherever they want and bypass all the stuck cars.
 
 
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11:45 PM
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