BBC Discusses Computers In Cars, Says People Don't Want "Soulless Automation"Sam Smith2/11/10 5:30pmFiled to: Beige Bites BackToyota RecallBbcTop GearComputersAnd I For One Welcome Our New Silicon Overlords117EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkTop Gear columnist Paul Horrell, writing for the BBC's news magazine, has penned a piece discussing the proliferation of technology in the modern automobile. He notes that computers are "changing our relationship with the open road." Hmm. Sounds familiar.Echoing the wild-eyed ramblings of a mad New Yorker call to arms of the gentle, fun-loving soul who hired me, Horrell goes on to say that people want an individual relationship with their cars. Electronics, he notes, can help, and should not hinder, the thrill of driving. We can't help feeling like we've heard this sort of thing before.