One of the most rapidly expanding market of AI is driverless cars. They hold a lot of potential and risk. For example in the CNN article, Driverless cars create a safety 'dilemma': passengers vs. pedestrians, by Jacqueline Howard describes the decision of who to save by driverless cars. One of the questions asked was “Should the vehicle know to swerve into a wall and sacrifice its passengers to avoid the pedestrians, or should it protect its passengers at all costs?” (Howard). The results survey posted in the Science Magazine by the American Association of the Advancement of Science, that asked the question was the cars should be utilitarian (Howard). “attempting to save the most lives while sacrificing as few as possible,” said Jean-Francois Bonnefon, a psychological scientist at …show more content…
Although the utilitarian method would be the most morale, the majority of the respondents said they would want a car that would protect them and their loved ones at any cost (Howard). What I found was the most interesting was the majority of the respondents said they would not buy a vehicle that was programed. This mentality leads to almost a silent protest or boycott of driverless cars. While most people are excited by the idea how many of us would actually but one. Would we intrust our lives in a car that made the decision if we lived or not. II. Who were the major players involved with short description?
While we know AI is a rapidly advancing field of technology who is leading the charge? While many companies are investing in AI according to the article 10 tech giants investing in artificial intelligence: What is their plan and who are other key