Can machines have empathy? Are we ready for true autonomous driving? What happens when our technology fails us, or maybe more importantly, when we fail our technology? Brian and Malinda break down the five levels of autonomous driving and the ramifications it has on society.
Summary: Whose fault is it if your car goes rogue? Is a horse and buggy the original automated vehicle? Diving into machine morality and whether or not we can coexist on the road with our cars, Brian and Malinda discuss all things autonomous. Get ready for an episode that nerds out on lasers, maps, and the perils of driving in Boston.
What We Covered:
16:00 - Sensor failures and how they can cause issues
19:00 - What is AIS
and how does it relate to autonomous driving?
22:00 - What is edge computing
? How it’s helping streamline IoT traffic flow.
32:00 - Leader: Alphabet’s Waymo
leading autonomous vehicles in drive time
38:00 - What happens to your car’s software if your vehicle manufacturer goes out of business?
51:00 - Germany’s law
prohibiting AI bias against race, gender, weight, etc.