Dr.Cummings even says that if you asked anyone in the field 20 years ago if systems, like we see now, would be a good idea, no one would have agreed.


It’s powerful stuff, and I hope that all of those people clamoring for more data and voices from people with real experience and degrees will take a moment to hear these people—and many others—out.

I’m not against autonomy at all! I think it’s possible and will come, but if we put too much-unwarranted faith in the current semi-autonomous systems and don’t think through the human behavioral side of the equation enough, it’s just going to screw things up for everybody, to the point of people actually getting killed because of misplaced ardor for a tech company.