Why We Don’t Trust Driverless Cars Even When We Should

Posted on October 19, 2016

Driving a car is one of the most personal – and dangerous – things we do. It’s understandable people are skeptical of handing over their keys to a faceless algorithm and sitting back for the ride. When you think of the word “algorithm,” you might picture a computer crunching numbers according to a formula or following a pre-programmed sequence of steps. But algorithms have come a long way in the last decade: they can take in data, learn, and generate more sophisticated versions of themselves. They can even drive a car.

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Related Topics: autonomous vehicles, driverless cars, research and trends, self-driving vehicles, vehicle safety, vehicle technology

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