23 August 2017

Irresponsibilities, Inequalities and Injustice for Autonomous Vehicles

Have you ever asked who might be responsible for the injuries of self-driving cars? What if responsibility questions are misleading frameworks that distort regulatory responses to emerging technologies? What if interconnected autonomous vehicles have the potential to subtly redistribute, indeed, reallocate, benefits and burdens beyond democratic processes?

Read on if you are interested in how it is possible for a Schrodinger’s Cat style scenario for autonomous vehicle designers, programmers, manufacturers and occupants to be simultaneously responsible and not responsible for the negative outcomes that these vehicles may cause. There is also a deeply dystopian scenario which is explored as a hypothetical thought-experiment which should raise the concern of even the most laid-back member of the public. 

Read the article here to find out more!