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"The idea I want to push next is that the United States should make Siberia a Protectorate. Pay the Russians off a hundred, two hundred billion dollars and simply run Siberia in an ecologically responsible way."
- Gregory Benford

Autonomous Car Intercommunication  
  Automatic cars talk to each other about everything.  

My cars talk to one another. I have no doubt about it anymore. It's as though they've gained confidence; as though they're not bothering to keep it secret anymore. Their engines rattle and knock continuously.

And they don't talk among themselves only. They talk to the cars and buses that come into the Farm on business. How long have they been doing that?

From Sally, by Isaac Asimov.
Published by Fantastic in 1953
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Compare to the TBR (Talk Between Robots) Circuit from The Midas Plague (1954) by Frederik Pohl.

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