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Why Self Driving Cars Are Not Safe

As long as humans can blame the machine, they will use autonomous features incorrectly.

The other day I watched the New York Times new documentary on Tesla’s safety record and Elon Musk’s role in exacerbating it. I knew about Autopilot and have ridden in a Tesla with Autopilot engaged (but with the driver fully alert and hands on the wheel), but the documentary made it clear to me that the way Musk…

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Marianne Bellotti

Marianne Bellotti

Author of Kill It with Fire Manage Aging Computer Systems (and Future Proof Modern Ones)