Paul Pepper: Prof. Scott Christianson, "Programming Morality into Self-Driving Cars" | KBIA

Paul Pepper: Prof. Scott Christianson, "Programming Morality into Self-Driving Cars"

Mar 4, 2019

Self-driving cars is becoming a reality, and while it may sound like a cool idea, PROF. SCOTT CHRISTIANSON points out a not-so-obvious morality dilemma when it comes to programming machines that are designed to make decisions that a human normally would, saying "hopefully the car will be able to avoid the accident, but there may be situations where it may not be able to, so how do we want those cars programmed?" In other words, who loses? March 4, 2019