Tesla’s “Full Self-Driving” sees pedestrian, chooses not to slow down

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Fan is gleeful about video of beta Full Self-Driving mode breaking traffic laws.

Tesla released a new version of its controversial “Full Self-Driving Beta” software last month. Among the updates in version 11.4 are new algorithms determining the car’s behavior around pedestrians. But alarmingly, a video posted to Twitter over the weekend shows that although the Tesla system can see pedestrians crossing the road, a Tesla can choose not to stop or even slow down as it drives past.

The video was posted by the Whole Mars Catalog account, a high-profile pro-Tesla account with more than 300,000 followers. The tweet, which has been viewed 1.7 million times, featured a five-second video clip with the accompanying text …