AI Safety, Leaking Abstractions and Boeing’s 737 Max 8

Carlos E. Perez
Mar 14, 2019 · 13 min read
Photo by Gary Lopater on Unsplash

Present day Air travel is one of the safest modes of travel. Statistics from the US Department of Transportation show that in 2007 and 2016 there were 11 fatalities per trillion miles of commercial air travel. This is in stark contrasts to the 7,864 fatalities per trillion miles of travel on the highway ( You can check the statistics here: fatalities and miles of travel per mode of transport)…