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January 03, 2019

Koopman discusses safety and the future of self-driving cars

In The Atlantic’s article about the future of self-driving cars, Phil Koopman commented on how safety might affect the technology’s future. Aside from questions of artificial intelligence capabilities, hackability, and overall viability, the inability to screen self-driving vehicles for safety might determine their future. Koopman says, “Safety is about the one kid the software might have missed, not about the 99 it didn’t.” Read the article here.