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As a software developer, would you ride in a self-driving car?

Survey period: 23 Feb 2015 to 2 Mar 2015

OptionVotes% 
Absolutely (assuming the bugs are ironed out)54228.50
Maybe - depends on which company wrote the code1678.78
Maybe - depends on whether I have other options for travel1005.26
Maybe - depending the industry as a whole proving their safety43522.87
Maybe - Not sure20610.83
Definitely not45223.76



 
GeneralNo way! Pin
Camilo Reyes1-Mar-15 13:10
professionalCamilo Reyes1-Mar-15 13:10 
GeneralRe: No way! Pin
Indivara1-Mar-15 16:17
professionalIndivara1-Mar-15 16:17 
GeneralYour kidding ? Of Course I would ! PinPopular
Andrew Torrance26-Feb-15 5:48
Andrew Torrance26-Feb-15 5:48 
General...as long as it isn't running Windows... PinPopular
Member 1073194424-Feb-15 13:31
Member 1073194424-Feb-15 13:31 
GeneralRe: ...as long as it isn't running Windows... Pin
Xmen Real 26-Feb-15 15:33
professional Xmen Real 26-Feb-15 15:33 
GeneralIt's not about self-driving PinPopular
T800G24-Feb-15 12:04
T800G24-Feb-15 12:04 
GeneralRe: It's not about self-driving Pin
User 1013254624-Feb-15 22:42
User 1013254624-Feb-15 22:42 
GeneralRe: It's not about self-driving Pin
User 5924126-Feb-15 14:22
User 5924126-Feb-15 14:22 
GeneralAlready fly in a self-flying plane Pin
Doug Domeny24-Feb-15 10:22
professionalDoug Domeny24-Feb-15 10:22 
GeneralRe: Already fly in a self-flying plane Pin
Chris Maunder25-Feb-15 6:28
cofounderChris Maunder25-Feb-15 6:28 
GeneralRe: Already fly in a self-flying plane Pin
Michele Hill25-Feb-15 9:55
Michele Hill25-Feb-15 9:55 
GeneralRe: Already fly in a self-flying plane Pin
John M Bundy26-Feb-15 3:11
John M Bundy26-Feb-15 3:11 
GeneralSome of the implications of this technology ... PinPopular
mekDroid24-Feb-15 8:20
mekDroid24-Feb-15 8:20 
GeneralRe: Some of the implications of this technology ... Pin
User 1013254624-Feb-15 22:46
User 1013254624-Feb-15 22:46 
GeneralRe: Some of the implications of this technology ... Pin
Ron Anders28-Feb-15 5:27
Ron Anders28-Feb-15 5:27 
GeneralHrmm... lets consider what its adoption *MIGHT* mean.... Pin
TheGDog24-Feb-15 6:09
TheGDog24-Feb-15 6:09 
GeneralI would drive...erm...be driven... Pin
Sinisa Hajnal24-Feb-15 3:53
professionalSinisa Hajnal24-Feb-15 3:53 
...as long as there was physical, immediate, no nonsense switch to manual. If I notice somebody playing with my car from the outside, I want to be able to take over. Same for any kind of alert that the car might issue (camera broken, mudded, blinded, whatever)

I believe the traffic jams would near on disappear as impatient drivers wouldn't run through red and get stuck in the middle of the crossroads just as the other side starts, there wouldn't be "slalom skiing" in the traffic with the cars running one in front of the other only to switch places because slower lane just got faster.

I believe it would be much safer on the road. But I wouldn't let my kids into such car without me being near to switch if needed. And I would still require the driver to have the license or the car should know to simply force stop if manual switch is triggered - some (again physical) switch that would be set for drivers and non-drivers.
GeneralRe: I would drive...erm...be driven... Pin
CDP180224-Feb-15 7:57
CDP180224-Feb-15 7:57 
GeneralRe: I would drive...erm...be driven... Pin
Sinisa Hajnal24-Feb-15 21:09
professionalSinisa Hajnal24-Feb-15 21:09 
GeneralRe: I would drive...erm...be driven... Pin
User 1013254624-Feb-15 23:02
User 1013254624-Feb-15 23:02 
GeneralThe insurance companies will make sure we use the cars! Pin
mekDroid24-Feb-15 3:30
mekDroid24-Feb-15 3:30 
GeneralMessage Removed Pin
24-Feb-15 3:44
professionalN_tro_P24-Feb-15 3:44 
GeneralRe: The insurance companies will make sure we use the cars! Pin
mekDroid24-Feb-15 3:50
mekDroid24-Feb-15 3:50 
GeneralRe: The insurance companies will make sure we use the cars! Pin
MichealHunt7524-Feb-15 5:01
professionalMichealHunt7524-Feb-15 5:01 
GeneralRe: The insurance companies will make sure we use the cars! Pin
Wastedtalent25-Feb-15 1:57
professionalWastedtalent25-Feb-15 1:57 

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