Tesla Autopilot lends itself to pranking. Remember, the majority of people probably still aren’t aware of what Tesla is, let alone Tesla Autopilot. Of course, even if you know, you can be pranked. In the video below with an “invisible man” as the driver, you can even see one fan recording the car seemingly driving itself and then proclaims, “dude, no joke, this is the future — there is nobody driving this Tesla on the interstate.”
Whether this was a genuinely safe use of Autopilot is probably up for debate, but Rahat doesn’t seem to be explicitly breaking any rules. He’s in the driver’s seat (disguised as the seat), he’s surely very alert, and if need be, he could put his hands on the wheel and take over. Still, one wonders how great his vision is with a facemask disguised as a headrest. But if it was created well — and it seems his mom does have talent — it may be just like the superhero outfit you drive to work in. (Come on, I know you do.)
This one was clearly a little better developed than the old “jump in the back” trick, and seemingly much safer. But that’s apparently Rahat’s bread and butter — magic tricks.
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