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Do or die? Study gives crash course in driverless ethics
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
In the not-too-distant future, driverless cars may have to choose between saving their passengers or pedestrians when faced with unavoidable accidents. The researchers behind the study designed an online quiz with a variety of tough scenarios: should a car favour the lives of the young, or the old? "We identified three main principles on which people more or less agreed," said Jean-Francois Bonnefon, study co-author and a professor at the Toulouse School of Economics. read more


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