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Boris Debic
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This is hard to understand, Chinese users already have access to the Google search engine. Like anyone else on the planet. They just need to deal with the fact that their government is blocking access to it, so either use a proxying service or have the government drop the blocking.

https://github.com/ithinco/i-am-chinese-the-dragonfly-must-go-on
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Many cars are equipped with these advanced features, and they can make a big difference on the road. Driver assist features save lives, save money — and the government + automobile manufacturers should push to install them in our cars, buses, vans and trucks.

driver assist features — made of computer, robotic, sensing technologies:

forward collision warning
forward collision avoidance
lane departure warning
blind spot monitoring
partially automated braking
partially automated steering
parking assist
gear shift assist
headlamps: with auto-dimming + auto-brightening
headlamps: with auto-positioning
interior sound system: auto-dimming + auto-brightening
interior rear-view mirror: auto-dimming + auto-brightening
low tire: pressure sensor
low tire: alert
automatic rain + snow detection
automatic wind-shield wipers
automatic pedestrian detection
automatic object + animal detection
automatic anti-lock breaks
touch-screen digital map navigation — alerts in natural speech
seat belt + engine service warnings — alerts in natural speech
door ajar + child lock warnings — alerts in natural speech
smart cruise control
smart anti-skid
smart anti-lock brakes
enabled human voice controls — spoken by driver
enabled human voice styled alerts — spoken by on-board features
E. | in a nut-shell

report compared the price of: equipping cars with safety tech — vs. — yearly money saved if crashes don’t happen.
for reference, they used data from: government agencies+ insurance industry.
they discovered that even with the installation costs, having driver assist technology in the vehicle pays off.
there are also life-saving benefits.
in a perfect-world scenario — where all crashes of this kind are avoided by using driver assist tech.
in a perfect-world scenario — there’s a yearly savings of $202 billion or $861 per car.
F. | key points from the report

many light-duty vehicles crash because of human operator mistakes + distracted driving.
partially-automated crash avoidance tech can reduce frequency, severity of these accidents.
partially-automated crash avoidance tech can help keep control of the vehicle.
state-of-the-art danger detection + alert features can keep accidents from happening at all.
there are benefits + costs with fleet-wide deployment of these kinds of safety features.
tech always gets better over time.
lower prices will lead to larger net benefits over time.
so the cost of tech reduces in large-scale economies and with better functionality.
partially-autonomous crash avoidance features: could save $18 billion yearly — for light-duty vehicles.
total annual costs to equip light-duty vehicles — are still less than the savings from avoided crashes.
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