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Can Self-Driving Cars Be Moral?

Every time you get behind the wheel of the car you will have to deal with countless driving decis...

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11.05 14 Nov 2021


Can Self-Driving Cars Be Moral?



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11.05 14 Nov 2021


Every time you get behind the wheel of the car you will have to deal with countless driving decisions that get you safely from A to B, and it could be argued that those decisions amount to what are essentially life-or-death considerations.

But self-driving cars might soon have to make those kinds of judgements and settling on a universal moral code for the AI that drives them could be a problem. 

Jean-François Bonnefon, Research Director at the French Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and author of ‘The Car That Knew Too Much’ joined Jonathan to discuss.

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