Lawyers, Not Ethicists, Will Solve the Robocar ‘Trolley Problem’

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From Wired:

People seem more than a bit freaked out by the trolley problem right now. The 60s-era thought experiment, occasionally pondered with a bong in hand, requires that you imagine a runaway trolley barreling down the tracks toward five people. You stand at a railway switch with the power to divert the trolley to another track, where just one person stands. Do you do it?

We discussed the trolley problem here and here.

Lawyers, Not Ethicists, Will Solve the Robocar ‘Trolley Problem’

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