When Cars Have To Decide Whether to Kill Grandma

Like people, autonomous vehicles will have moral dilemmas that require ethical decision-making but it could be tough deciding what is ethical.

New Territory for Self-Driving Cars

Whereas the Model T brought us suburbia, highways and McDonald’s, the spillover from self-driving cars will also transform our lives at home and at work.

Is Your Self-Driving Car Ethical Enough?

Assume for a moment that you are driving a car and suddenly see some debris in the road. If you veer to the side into a crowd of pedestrians, you can avoid injuring yourself. Harm yourself or someone else? As the debris approaches, the…

A Closer Look at Self-Driving Cars

Demonstrated by its mapping needs, self-driving cars will unleash creative destruction through a long list of new technologies and social norms.