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2018-11-15

2018-11-15 20:00 Idea: Deleting Apps From the App Store Updates Tab [Daring Fireball]

600+ likes and counting on this tweet that popped into my head this morning:

I wish you could delete apps right from the App Store Updates tab. When I see an update is pending for an app I never use, I just want to delete it right there.

Also, it would be great to be able to delete apps from Spotlight search results (or even just reveal them).

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2018-11-15 20:00 Green Deals: ChargePoint Wi-Fi-enabled EV Chargers from $389 shipped, more [Electrek]

Amazon offers the ChargePoint Home Wi-Fi-enabled 240V 32A Electric Vehicle Charger with 18-foot cable for $389 shipped. That’s good for over $200 off and a new Amazon all-time low. This model is rated as a level 2 charger that can provide 7.8kW of power. It’s designed to be plugged into an existing NEMA 6-50 outlet with a 40 amp, 240 volt circuit. If you need a longer cable, jump to 25-feet for $419 (Reg. $600) on the hardwired version or $449 (Reg. $700) on the plug-in station model. All three are Wi-Fi-enabled, so you check on your charging progress, manage settings and more remotely via an app. These are the #1 best-selling EV charging kits at Amazon with 300 reviewers leaving a 4.3/5 star ratingmore…

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2018-11-15 20:00 Tesla buys trucking companies to shorten Model 3 delivery times for tax credit by the end of the year [Electrek]

Tesla extended the deadline to order Model 3 and get a delivery by the end of the year in order to get the full federal tax credit for electric vehicles.

CEO Elon Musk says that they achieved that by “acquiring trucking capacity”. more…

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2018-11-15 20:00 Nio deploys 18 battery swap stations covering 2,000+ km expressway [Electrek]

No one in the electric vehicle space has managed to make battery swapping work yet, but Nio is trying big time with 18 new battery swap stations covering a 2,000+ km expressway in China. more…

The post Nio deploys 18 battery swap stations covering 2,000+ km expressway appeared first on Electrek.

2018-11-15 20:00 Contents of USB thumb drive deleted every time I plug it into OpenBSD [OpenBSD]

***RESOLVED***

What do I need to do so this doesn't happen?

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2018-11-15 20:00 ist test [Psychology]

2018-11-15 20:00 UAE company set to unveil first Level 5 fully autonomous car in the world??? [Self-Driving Cars – Look reddit, no hands!]

Seems like a joke but does anyone know anything about this company? It doesn't help that the article is completely inaccurate so it's hard to tell if the company or the publisher is the joke.

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2018-11-15 16:00 Mercedes‑Benz delivers its first eCitaro electric bus [Electrek]

Daimler, Mercedes-Benz’s parent company, has several electric programs across its brands, including several for its commercial vehicles, like buses. One of these programs is the Mercedes‑Benz eCitaro electric bus and the German automaker announced the first delivery today. more…

The post Mercedes‑Benz delivers its first eCitaro electric bus appeared first on Electrek.

2018-11-15 16:00 Tesla could fit a Gigfactory 1 at its new site in China [Electrek]

Satellite images show that Tesla could fit a building the size of the planned Gigafacoty 1 at its new site in China. Though the automaker probably won’t – at least for now. more…

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2018-11-15 16:00 Email krypteringskrav fra 1. jan 2019 []

Datatilsynet taler om kryptering på transportlaget eller end-to-end kryptering.

Det har aldrig været en god ide at sende fortrolige eller følsomme oplysninger via email, uanset hvilken type kryptering man har på plads. Kryptering på transportlaget bør have været på plads hos alle rimelige leverandører for mange år siden og er derfor uinteressant at tale om.

Hvis din IT-leverandør forsøger at sælge dig en ekstra løsning i forbindelse med disse nye krav, bør du kraftigt overveje at skifte.

Teknisk set er det muligt at benytte NemID til end-to-end kryptering men hvis du nogensinde har haft brug for support hos DanID ved du allerede hvorfor det kan være en dårlig ide.

Jeg anbefaler kraftigt, at email ikke benyttes til følsomme oplysninger, men at der i stedet etableres et workflow der minimerer muligheden for brugerfejl, færre sikkerhedsfejl i softwaren og bedre sporing med dokumenter.

Send en mail og spørg mig hvordan.

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2018-11-15 16:00 Stupid question, If there were metal buildings/electronics more than 13k+ years ago, would we be able to know about it? [AskScience: Got Questions? Get Answers.]

My friend has gotten really into conspiracy theories lately, and he has started to believe that there was a highly advanced civilization on earth, like as highly advanced as ours, more than 13k years ago, but supposedly since a meteor or some other event happened and wiped most humans out, we started over, and the only reason we know about some history sites with stones buildings, but no old sites of metal buildings or electronics is because those would have all decomposed while the stone structures wouldn't decompose

I keep telling him even if the metal mostly decomposed, we should still have some sort of evidence of really old scrap metal or something right?

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2018-11-15 12:00 Microsoft goes Gold for 2018! [OpenBSD Journal]

Kenneth R. Westerback (krw@) writes to inform us:

Microsoft goes Gold for 2018!

The OpenBSD Foundation is happy to announce that Microsoft has increased its support level from Silver to Gold for 2018.

This is the fourth consecutive year that Microsoft has made a contribution to the OpenBSD Foundation and we are grateful for their continuing support.

Thank you, Ken for sharing the good news about the OpenBSD Foundation with the community.

2018-11-15 12:00 How does the new kilogram work? [AskScience: Got Questions? Get Answers.]

Scientists are voting to redefine the kilogram using physical constants rather than the arbitrary block of metal we use now. Here's an article about it: https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2018/11/14/18072368/kilogram-kibble-redefine-weight-science

From what I understand, this new method will allow us to generate "reference" kilogram masses by using fancy balances anywhere in the world. I'm confused how we can use the constant speed of light to do this. The speed of light in a vacuum is constant, but doesn't the time component change depending on the local gravity and speed? Wouldn't that mean that reference masses would vary slightly, depending on the gravity and the speed at that particular facility, according to general and special relativity? Is this canceled out somehow, or is it just so small that it's still an improvement in precision over what we have now?

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2018-11-15 12:00 Will self driving cars allow driving over the speed limit? [Self-Driving Cars – Look reddit, no hands!]

When most drivers would be human and some would be self driving, would they go above the speed limit if told to and deem it safe?

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2018-11-15 12:00 How would a video going near-light-speed work? [/r/space: news, articles, images, videos, and discussion]

Let’s assume we have an unmanned spacecraft going to alpha Centauri about 4.3 ly away.

Our spacecraft can go .99c instantly.

And our spacecraft recorded a video the entire trip, to the star and back to earth: about 8.6ly total.

Let’s assume time dilation accounts for 1 earth year for each second that ticks on the system clock of our spacecraft. That would mean that it still took 4.3 earth years for the spacecraft to reach alpha Centauri, but only 4.3 seconds on the spacecraft??

If the video was brought back to earth and watched on earth, would the video be 8.6 second? Or 8.6 years? Would the spacecraft clock tick 8.6 seconds or 8.6 years?

Sorry for the possibly badly written question, I have no idea how relativity works.

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2018-11-15 08:00 Is it possible for a particle to be made of only neutrons? [AskScience: Got Questions? Get Answers.]

I've recently learned the functions and such of an atom, and was wondering if it would be possible for a particle to be made of only neutrons, and what would be the implications of such a particle?

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2018-11-15 08:00 Can dogs (and cats) tell that human babies belong to "their" human? [AskScience: Got Questions? Get Answers.]

Like, if parents bring home their newborn, can the dog/cat smell the newborn and "know" that the baby came from the parents?

I've tried googling it, and a lot of what I've found is specifically about how to introduce your pets to your new baby/do animals know what a baby is, and while that's interesting, that's not quite what I'm looking for?

I assume that a human baby would, presumably, smell like whoever is holding them most often, but do humans have an inherent "smell", and is that passed on in a way that dogs/cats can understand to the best of their abilities?

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2018-11-15 08:00 Virtual Machines [OpenBSD]

What options are there for running linux and windows vm's on openbsd? On linux I use kvm or virtualbox.

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2018-11-15 08:00 Is this laptop hardware supported? [OpenBSD]

Dell XPS 15 9560 (2017)

Nvidia Optimus configuration. Intel HD

i7

1TB nvme

ac wireless

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2018-11-15 04:00 Tesla Model 3 is starting to show some important flaws in cold weather [Electrek]

Tesla Model 3 is going to see its first serious winter in the next few months and some owners are already reporting a few important issues in cold weather.  more…

The post Tesla Model 3 is starting to show some important flaws in cold weather appeared first on Electrek.

2018-11-15 04:00 How deep does dirt go? [AskScience: Got Questions? Get Answers.]

I am imagining minecraft, so this is probably a stupid question. But if I went to my backyard and got a shovel, how far would I go before I hit stone? Or is there even stone under? Earth science in high school covered types of rocks and and layers n stuff, but doesn't tell us where things are.

Are the tectonic plates made of rock? The education system has failed me, please help

E: so from what I'm getting - my education on earth science sucked. I loved physics and biology (chemistry sucked), but my "earth science" class was just "here are types of rocks. Here are the planets, good luck". From what I understand- it varies, bedrock isnt under 60+meters of stone as some childhood video games led me to believe, but could be 10-40ft below dirt. I think in my area, there is clay under me (my dad dug 6' holes for fence posts, and only got thick red stuff [probably clay]).

Thank you for all the help, I was up late at night and semi delerious when I got on this thought path, but I appreciate you all taking the time to answer :)

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2018-11-15 04:00 How do atoms 'share' electrons? [AskScience: Got Questions? Get Answers.]

I understand that they do it to gain stability, but how does it actually happen? As I understand it, electrons orbit around a nucleus, so how do electrons orbit around two nuclei at the same time?

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2018-11-15 04:00 What happens during elastic electron collisions with a surface? [AskScience: Got Questions? Get Answers.]

I'm confused with what happens during elastic electron collisions with a surface. An example of what I am talking about would be back-scattered electrons in an SEM. There are representations of this I have seen that shows an electron "sling-shotting" around the nuclei, but this is an incorrect representation because that would cause the electron to produce bremsstrahlung x-rays, thus the interaction would not be an elastic collision. I was told that the electron "bounces" off the nuclei like a ball bouncing off a wall, but that explanation does not satisfy me. What force repels the electron away from the nuclei? Is it just electrostatic forces? Would an electron getting that close to the nuclei violate the pauli exclusion principle?

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2018-11-15 04:00 After a vasectomy, where does the stem go after an ejaculation? [AskScience: Got Questions? Get Answers.]

If the tube it self Is cut and there is now a open tube that’s sitting in the sac, then the sperm would still come out but only into the sac wouldn’t it? And even is it was closed somehow, then wouldn’t a buildup of sperm cause a problem? Eventually an extremely high amount of pressure of the sperm would break through whatever closed the tube. And then you’d be back to the situation of having sperm floating in the sac.

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2018-11-15 04:00 Why are Lauric-based surfactants preferred instead of Oleic/Stearic-based surfactants? [AskScience: Got Questions? Get Answers.]

In the cosmetics industry, more than 70% of personal soaps that are used today have sodium lauryl sulfate or sodium laureth sulfate as the main cleansing agent, but why is that the case? Lauric acid based soaps are often derived from tropical plant sources, like coconut and palm oils.

I have seen next to no information about the cleansing power or just the general properties of ethoxylated oleic and stearic based cleansers. Oleic acid is the primary acid that can be found in plenty of oils, like soybean, canola, olive etc. Stearic acid can be made from oleic acid by hydrogenation, turning it from an unsaturated to a saturated fatty acid, giving it more cleansing power. Wouldn't it be more economical and less consuming to use those fatty acids in soap making instead of lauric acid based soaps? And as a added question, why is there so little information on oleic based surfactants?

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2018-11-15 04:00 How does dark matter affect galactic orbital speed? [AskScience: Got Questions? Get Answers.]

I've been reading about the history of the Dark Matter theory and the evidence for it due to galactic spin speeds.

The way it is phrased in many articles is "without dark matter the stars would spin away, and the galaxy would rip apart." I understand this, but wouldn't this simplistic version of the evidence be answered by simply increasing the mass of the Galactic Core?

My current understanding is that the stars don't just orbit faster than expected, but the Acceleration Curve (the amount the orbital speed decreases with distance from the center) is shallower than expected, i.e. stars distant from the center move too fast relative to stars near the center for any possible mass of the Galactic Core. Is that correct?

Finally, if the above is true, I find it hard to visualize. As a hypothetical, if dark matter were visible dust would that mean the Galaxy would be a big dust cloud with a few stars speckled in it and the whole thing would be rotating at a more constant speed because the gravitation of the giant dust cloud would offset the mass of the Galactic Core?

I guess I don't understand why having mass everywhere would make the whole thing spin faster unless the center is also more massive. If, for example, our solar system was filled with gas or dust, would we be orbiting the Sun at a noticeably different speed? I'd almost expect the opposite. Forgetting about friction, wouldn't the gas past the orbit of the Earth be slowing it's orbit down, not speeding it up?

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2018-11-15 04:00 Dimension of a resonator cavity that can trap the 511 kEV photon? [AskScience: Got Questions? Get Answers.]

If you wanted to design a spherical resonator cavity composed of free space (i.e. vacuum permittivity and permissivity), what would the radius need to be in order to exhibit infinite impedance to the 511 kEV photon? That is, assume that free space is an LC-circuit with capacitance per unit volume mu_0 and inductance per unit volume epsilon_0 on which a photon propagates with velocity 1/sqrt(mu_o epsilon_0) = c. You want to capture and freeze the photon in a spherical resonator cavity constructed of free space. What is the critical dimension of the radius of this resonator such that its characteristic frequency matches the 511 kEV photon (i.e. the photon with energy equal to the electron's rest mass)?

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2018-11-15 04:00 OpenBSD FDE Bootblocks Error [OpenBSD]

Hi, I have a Lenovo Laptop I am trying to install OpenBSD on. I previously installed OpenBSD on a few laptops for fun years ago but I never did the full disk encryption.

I am following this tutorial verbatim

https://www.c0ffee.net/blog/openbsd-on-a-laptop/

I am sure I followed every step in the guide, but I am getting a "Failed to Install Bootblocks." error after I install all the files.

It says I will not be able to boot from the SD2 partition.

What can I do? How do I troubleshoot this? I don't want to run OpenBSD if I can't do the FDE.

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2018-11-15 04:00 Could the bigbang be the result of some "big" particles colliding together (like in the LHC) and all the matter in the universe being by-product of this collision? [/r/space: news, articles, images, videos, and discussion]

By "big" I mean that those particules would be on a totally other scale than us.

All resultant atoms from the bigbang would be constituants of those collided particles. Our reality would be like the shower of elements made by an LHC collision https://imgur.com/1lxepqH

Could this even be physically possible?

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2018-11-15 00:00 Green Deals: Sun Joe 2-in-1 8A Electric Pole Saw $80, more [Electrek]

Home Depot offers the Sun Joe 2-in-1 8A Electric Convertible Pole Chain Saw for $80.29 shipped. For comparison, it usually sells for upwards of $110 and just dropped to $92 at Amazon. This is the best price available. Sun Joe’s 8A electric pole saw is perfect for cleaning up your property. It has a unique design that can be used in various ways for different tasks. Best of all? No gas or oil to deal with. Rated 4.5/5 stars.

more…

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2018-11-15 00:00 Tesla installs microgrid at Direct Relief emergency supply warehouse to keep it running in disaster [Electrek]

Direct Relief, a nonprofit organization with the goal to “help people affected by poverty or in emergency situations”, says that its Santa Barbara-based pharmaceutical warehouse “can never afford to lose power.” It’s why they contracted Tesla to deploy a microgrid at the location to keep it running in case of a disaster. more…

The post Tesla installs microgrid at Direct Relief emergency supply warehouse to keep it running in disaster appeared first on Electrek.

2018-11-15 00:00 Some questions about OpenBSD [OpenBSD]

Some minor details about OpenBSD are still unclear to me:

  • Why does the first line of dmesg not show the date the -current kernel was compiled after first reboot following an upgrade (snapshot)? It is updated after a second boot.
  • How do I keep my modified xenodm login picture (in /etc/X11/xenodm/pixmaps/OpenBSD_15bpp.xpm) after upgrading?
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2018-11-15 00:00 mc (midnight commander) wont start if no internet [OpenBSD]

Weird one ... was cycling our local network and tried using mc when there were no internet connect and it wouldn't start (ctrl-C did break back out to cli).

Discovered that adding the hostname to /etc/hosts resolved that. For instance I tend to set my hostname to be o.bsd so adding

127.0.0.1 o.bsd 

into /etc/hosts fixes running mc when the internet is down.

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2018-11-15 00:00 How does Wamo/Tesla/Uber/etc. store all the data collected from their autonomous vehicles? [Self-Driving Cars – Look reddit, no hands!]

Autonomous vehicles generate a lot of image and point cloud data which needs to be stored and used later for analysis and neural-net training. What software do they use to store and retrieve all of this data? Do they using something like Hadoop or Spark?

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2018-11-14

2018-11-14 20:00 How to See the Magnets in the New iPad Pro [Daring Fireball]

It’s one thing to hear that there are a lot of magnets in the new iPad Pros. It’s another to see them.

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2018-11-14 20:00 Oil giant BP gets its first Tesla Powerpack project, says could lead to more [Electrek]

Fossil fuel companies are seeing the writing on the wall and investing their profits from burning oil into renewable energy. British oil giant BP’s wind energy is a good example of that and it is now combining a wind farm with its first Tesla Powerpack project. more…

The post Oil giant BP gets its first Tesla Powerpack project, says could lead to more appeared first on Electrek.

2018-11-14 20:00 Volkswagen announces 2 new factories to go electric, partners with SK Innovation for battery cells [Electrek]

Today, Volkswagen is announcing that it is converting two more factories to electric vehicle production and it is partnering with SK Innovation for battery cells. more…

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2018-11-14 20:00 Electric boats could be getting faster as Torqeedo debuts new motors with twice the power [Electrek]

Torqeedo is an industry leader in electric motors for aquatic applications. The company is known for producing a wide range of motors from 500 W to 50 kW.

Now that power is doubling, as Torqeedo has announced their new line of electric motors rated for 100 kW, along with a number of new smaller motors as well.

more…

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2018-11-14 20:00 Electrek review: GenZe 2.0 electric scooter is a lifestyle changing vehicle [Electrek]

The GenZe 2.0 electric scooter is one of those rare vehicles that doesn’t just excite me, it actually makes me hopeful about the future of urban transportation. I’ve spent the last two months using it as my daily driver, and it has fundamentally changed the way I get around town.

After nearly 200 miles in the saddle, here are my thoughts on the GenZe 2.0 electric scooter.

more…

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2018-11-14 20:00 How are quantum computers actually implemented? [AskScience: Got Questions? Get Answers.]

I have basic understanding of quantum information theory, however I have no idea how is actual quantum processor hardware made.

Tangential question - what is best place to start looking for such information? For theoretical physics I usually start with Wikipedia and then slowly go through references and related articles, but this approach totally fails me when I want learn something about experimental physics.

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2018-11-14 20:00 Ask Anything Wednesday - Physics, Astronomy, Earth and Planetary Science [AskScience: Got Questions? Get Answers.]

Welcome to our weekly feature, Ask Anything Wednesday - this week we are focusing on Physics, Astronomy, Earth and Planetary Science

Do you have a question within these topics you weren't sure was worth submitting? Is something a bit too speculative for a typical /r/AskScience post? No question is too big or small for AAW. In this thread you can ask any science-related question! Things like: "What would happen if...", "How will the future...", "If all the rules for 'X' were different...", "Why does my...".

Asking Questions:

Please post your question as a top-level response to this, and our team of panellists will be here to answer and discuss your questions.

The other topic areas will appear in future Ask Anything Wednesdays, so if you have other questions not covered by this weeks theme please either hold on to it until those topics come around, or go and post over in our sister subreddit /r/AskScienceDiscussion , where every day is Ask Anything Wednesday! Off-theme questions in this post will be removed to try and keep the thread a manageable size for both our readers and panellists.

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Please only answer a posted question if you are an expert in the field. The full guidelines for posting responses in AskScience can be found here. In short, this is a moderated subreddit, and responses which do not meet our quality guidelines will be removed. Remember, peer reviewed sources are always appreciated, and anecdotes are absolutely not appropriate. In general if your answer begins with 'I think', or 'I've heard', then it's not suitable for /r/AskScience.

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2018-11-14 20:00 Can the CBD part of cannabis influence your reaction time? [AskScience: Got Questions? Get Answers.]

Hello, I've been reading up on some of the functions of the endocannabinoid system, but I haven't found anything on all of the internet having to do something with CBD? I find plenty of experiments or scientific works talking about the influence of THC and it's effects, while with CBD I only find things such as it's healing effects and nothing about reaction time, nothing with the endocannabinoid system about reaction time either.

Excuse my grammar, simply an article would also be of great help :)

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2018-11-14 20:00 Do you patch hardware-level backdoors in your OpenBSD systems? [OpenBSD]

Do you bother to patch the hardware-level backdoors in your OpenBSD systems, or do you only focus on hardening your OS, applications and network traffic? I'm new to OpenBSD and want to make the most secure system possible, but I don't want to waste my time with patching hardware-level backdoors if they are not avoidable these days.

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2018-11-14 20:00 How much of Waymo's cautious launch is gamesmanship? [Self-Driving Cars – Look reddit, no hands!]

Waymo waited till they hit 10 million miles before the official launch. I contend part of Waymo's cautious launch is simply gamesmanship. I believe they're intentionally setting the bar so high that it bleeds out smaller competitors. When Krafcik says: "this is a very long journey, and a very challenging technology" is he speaking to investors at Zoox? Is he saying, this is very difficult even for us with all our advantages, do you really want to invest billions more?

I used to think Waymo was allowing competitors to catch up by delaying the launch, however it might just be that Waymo's extending their lead by delaying the launch. It costs Waymo a lot less time and money to drive another million miles than it does for their competitors. If Waymo launches with 10 or 11 million miles, can GM launch with just 5 million?

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