Summary: Whose fault is it if your car goes rogue? Is a horse and buggy the original automated vehicle? Diving into machine morality and whether or not we can coexist on the road with our cars, Brian and Malinda discuss all things autonomous. Get ready for an episode that nerds out on lasers, maps, and the perils of driving in Boston.
What We Covered:
1:00 - Autonomous cars at CES 2019
10:00 - Recent Autonomous driving accidents
16:00 - Sensor failures and how they can cause issues.
17:00 - What is lidar?
19:00 - Predictive analytics can improve when vehicles can talk to their surroundings.
19:00 - What is AIS and how does it relate to autonomous driving?
22:00 - What is edge computing? How it’s helping streamline IoT traffic flow.
24:00 - MIT Media Lab study - Trusting in AI’s decision making.
29:00 - Legal matters could become much more difficult when ticketing automated cars.
33:00 - Loser: Apple’s Project Titan
38:00 - What happens to your car’s software if your vehicle manufacturer goes out of business?
51:00 - Germany’s law prohibiting AI bias against race, gender, weight, etc.