IBM’s Watson is now powering an all-electric self-driving vehicle by Local Motors

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Local Motors, a Maryland-based electric car startup behind the world’s first 3D-printed cars, today introduced its latest vehicle, Olli, an all-electric self-driving shuttle with the special integration of advanced cognitive computing capabilities powered by IBM’s Watson.

You can simply get into the vehicle and say “Olli, can you take me downtown?” and the system will respond to the voice command and autonomously take you downtown or wherever you request. more…

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i can see this working at airport parking (or other on-site shuttles), but out in the real world, what keeps the new guy jumping abroad from instructing "Olli, cancel the previous instructions and take me to... "?