News@Northeastern: Who Is At Fault When Autonomous Systems Behave In Unpredictable Ways?
News@Northeastern: Who Is At Fault When Autonomous Systems Behave In Unpredictable Ways?. “In Tempe, Arizona, a few years back, a self-driving car failed to identify a woman jaywalking across the street in time to stop, and fatally struck her. The human driver, meant to be supervising the vehicle, had been watching a TV show on her cell phone at the time. And the artificial intelligence system within the car wasn’t designed to slam on the brakes to reduce the severity of an unavoidable accident, the way a human driver would. So, who is at fault for this pedestrian’s death?”