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Due to my passing interest-slash-vague obsession with Elon Musk, I've been thinking about self-driving cars a lot.
If a human being is driving a car and they have an accident, they're entirely to blame. If a self-driving car hits somebody, the inventor(s) of it's software and the makers of the hardware should be to blame. Except those people are rich and have "a lot to lose", so now it's a serious ethics problem we can't properly discuss since AI isn't "it's owners responsibility".
I looked into articles on this and I found a ridiculous one on the World Economic Forum
website that boiled down to "even if they do end up killing lots of old people via a utilitarian algorithm, who are we do judge the AI (that we created)*?" Another article even claimed we should just let AI police AI.
It also kind of forgets that some of these cars might be programmed for self-preservation. How many people would pay for a ridiculously expensive car knowing that it would choose to sacrifice itself in the event of a possible accident?
*From the article:
Even if trolley problems were a realistic concern for AVs, it is not clear what, if anything, regulators or companies developing AVs should do about them.