Ep. 40: Autonomous Morality

Can driverless cars make moral decisions? In this episode we discuss the future of autonomous vehicles.

Episode notes: 

  • MIT’s Moral Machine test
  • Who would you save?
  • Fate and interference, guilt
  • Kant’s autonomous morality
  • Utilitarianism
  • Patience with people vs. machines
  • MBTA and Amtrak stories
  • Consumer comfort with driverless cars
  • Blame in autonomous vehicle accidents
  • The future of machine autonomy
  • Applying moral frameworks in the context of changing technology

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