The Real Moral Dilemma of Self-Driving Cars

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The Real Moral Dilemma of Self-Driving Cars

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We talk about all the potentially challenging situations autonomous cars could get into but not about how human drivers are not very good. Tens of thousands die on the roads every year in collisions, most of which could be prevented by autonomous vehicles.

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I wanted to make a video about autonomous cars for some time but I hadn't had the opportunity. The self-driving technology is already at a state where it can save lives if only it were more widely implemented.

Links to original clips:

TED-Ed https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ixIoDYVfKA0

BBC Newsnight: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FypPSJfCRFk&t=172s

Music from http://www.epidemicsound.com "Ambient Electronic Groove," "Pet Animals 2," "The Long Ride."

Filmed by Raquel Nuno

Edited by Trevor Carlee

Author
Dr. Derek Muller
Publisher
Veritasium