Don Norman on Tesla’s “reckless” autopilot feature

Forbes interviewed Don Norman about Tesla’s partially autonomous “autopilot” feature. Quote:

Tesla is being reckless. From what I can tell, Tesla has no understanding of how real drivers operate and they do not understand the need for careful testing. So they release, and then they have to pull back.

Source: Is Tesla Racing Recklessly Towards Driverless Cars? — Forbes

See the article for some terrifying videos taken by Tesla pseudo-drivers that capture autopilot oops moments.

Don Norman has added more comments on the story at his blog here: http://www.jnd.org/dn.mss/interview_is_tesla_.html. And Tesla CEO Elon Musk says don’t worry, it’s all good. So who are you going to believe — the charismatic billionaire Tony Stark guy, or the nerdy design professor?


Originally published at Kevin Arthur.

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