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Trolley AI, 3

III. Who is responsible for the loss of jobs caused by these vehicles, or do these jobs create different opportunities for employment?             AV’s will disrupt existing transportation jobs. According to Andrew Simpson from the Insurance Journal, “as many as four million … driving jobs could be lost if fully autonomous vehicle technology is adopted […]

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Trolley AI, 2

II. Who will be to blame if the vehicle causes an accident?             Autonomous vehicles will necessitate the creation of new insurance products, or at the very least, the adapting of existing insurance products. Auto manufacturers will likely insure their own vehicles. If the autonomous software is doing the driving, the manufacturer will have to […]

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Artificial Intelligence

Trolley AI

I. What will be the vehicles code of ethics when confronted with a modern variation of “the trolley problem”?             The trolley problem is a classic ethical dilemma with many variations. The basic question is this:             You are standing by a track switch when you see a trolley headed towards 5 workers on the […]