A fleet of autonomous robot killers, all making decisions that favor their individual customers over societal good? It sounds far fetched, but spend some time considering this scenario, and it becomes abundantly clear that we have a lot more planning to do before we can unleash this new form of robot agency on the world.
Self Driving Cars Are Not “Five Years Away.”
John Battelle
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Classic FUD. It’s easy to reach for the extreme, fear-mongering example. But in reality autonomous cars will outperform human agents in almost every potential crash scenario. It won’t take long for people to embrace that performance en masse, to say nothing of the litany of other benefits — convenience, time savings, etc.