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    Is Your Job About To Disappear? Take a Look

    Thirteen years ago, two prominent U.S. economists wrote that driverless cars couldn’t execute a left turn against oncoming traffic because too many factors were involved. Six years later, Google proved it could make fully autonomous cars, threatening the livelihoods of millions of truck and taxi drivers.

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    I'll have to read the article later. About to pop out to a meeting. I'll be interested to see what the unions are making of all this.

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    I doubt many US union type folks would believe the report, much less get an alternate career plan.
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    Driving on the same roads with distracted parents, texting teenagers, redneck show-offs, and oblivious idiots is bad enough. Now we're going to have to deal with rambling robots with no E-stop button too? Save us!

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    I used to think autonomous cars would be a bad thing. But with the current habits of today's drivers, I am looking forward to cars that drive the speed limit, don't pass in no passing zones, stay in their own lanes, and don't tailgate.

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