How Do You Teach a Car That a Snowman Won’t Walk Across the Road?

And other conundrums of artificial intelligence

Aeon Magazine
Jun 3 · 7 min read
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By Melanie Mitchell

Picture yourself driving down a city street. You go around a curve, and suddenly see something in the middle of the road ahead. What should you do?

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