Video – The ethical dilemma of programming self-driving cars

The ethical dilemma of self-driving cars - Patrick Lin

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-ethical-dilemma-of-self-driving-cars-patrick-lin Self-driving cars are already cruising the streets today. An...

Video discussing the dilemmas of programming self-driving cars.

Self-driving cars are already cruising the streets today. And while these cars will ultimately be safer and cleaner than their manual counterparts, they can’t completely avoid accidents altogether. How should the car be programmed if it encounters an unavoidable accident? Patrick Lin navigates the murky ethics of self-driving cars.

Lesson by Patrick Lin, animation by Yukai Du.

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