Science and Technology

helping cars think for themselves

Posted on: Tue 5 Sep 2017

As driverless cars begin to make their way onto roads around the world, some important questions need to be answered about how to ensure the consistent safety of other road users.

Breakfast host Jennie Lenman was joined by Doctor David Tuffley from Griffith University to discuss how to apply ethical decision making to computer drivers.

“Because it will save lives, the government has a duty of care for its citizens, and if it’s going to reduce the number of people killed on roads there really is a moral imperative to use the technology.” – Doctor David Tuffley

Read David’s article on the Conversation for more info.

Produced by Casey Tonkin.

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