from the zoom-zoom-splat dept.
Scifi83 writes "A team of researchers at the Center for Automotive Research at Stanford (CARS) has filled the trunk of an Audi TTS with computers and GPS receivers, transforming it into a vehicle that drives itself. The car will attempt Pikes Peak without a driver at race speeds, something that's never been done."
Computers are unreliable, but humans are even more unreliable.
Any system which depends on human reliability is unreliable.