news    views    podcast    learn    |    about    contribute     republish    

Autonomous vehicles: the ethics of programming emergency decisions | WIRED


curated by | May 8, 2014

Suppose that an autonomous car is faced with a terrible decision to crash into one of two objects. It could swerve to the left and hit a Volvo sport utility vehicle (SUV), or it could swerve to the right and hit a Mini Cooper. If you were programming the car to minimize harm to others–a sensible goal–which way would you instruct it go in this scenario?

See on www.wired.com

-->


comments powered by Disqus


Halodi Robotics’ EVEr3: A Full-size Humanoid Robot
May 13, 2019

Are you planning to crowdfund your robot startup?

Need help spreading the word?

Join the Robohub crowdfunding page and increase the visibility of your campaign