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@ThatSamSmith — 6,495 followers, 11,806 tweets

Nov 20, 2017

@SeasideChris @torquespeak @Tesla Well, of course. Yes. But that's not tomorrow. That's not even the day after the day after the day after tomorrow. Like everything else in automated driving, the timelines are longer than anyone thinks, and sorting the ground between here and there is the hardest part.

Nov 20, 2017

@joemfbrown @hoonable Why of course I will completely do this and have that power over major corporations yes why on earth would you doubt that

Nov 20, 2017

@hoonable @joemfbrown It's for dealer techs, their routine calls to factory tech advisers. Which are increasingly common/mandatory to verify troubleshooting, for liability/warranty purposes. Guessing, it sounds like a giant ass-pain for them. Real-time visibility (vs. pictures) rarely helps diagnosis.

Nov 20, 2017

RT @hoonable: @joemfbrown @ThatSamSmith It seems like it could have some neat applications especially if it can save a walk back…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/932662119610363906 

Nov 20, 2017

Having worked in both dealers and private repair shops, and having been on the phone with manufacturer tech advisers, I can't decide if this is a genuinely useful thing or the wrench-accessory antichrist. https://t.co/S1ZIlKFPoF

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