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The moral dilemma in a world of self-driving cars

What is acceptable when technology is not without shortcomings and potentially fatal endings?

A fleet of Uber's Ford Fusion self driving cars shown during a demonstration of self-driving automotive technology in Pittsburgh, US in September 2016.


HOW many people could self-driving cars kill before we would no longer tolerate them?

This once-hypothetical question is now taking on greater urgency, particularly among policymakers in Washington. The promise of autonomous vehicles is that they will make our roads...

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