Researchers are using an online computer program to gauge how humans respond to tough ethical decisions involving AI technology for driverless vehicles. The results could inform car manufacturers and policy makers on how driverless vehicles should behave in life-or-death scenarios.
By Jamie Leventhal
Uber's testing was halted after police in a Phoenix suburb said one of its self-driving vehicles struck and killed a pedestrian overnight Sunday.
By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press
Uber halted a pilot program for self-driving vehicles following an accident on Saturday in Arizona.
By Michael D. Regan
Miniature lenses that mimic the eyes of predatory birds could shrink a camera’s size to less than 1/100th of an inch -- and in the meantime, revolutionize a host of compact technologies.
By Andrew Wagner
By PBS NewsHour
What did 2016 mean for science? Science correspondent Miles O’Brien sits down with William Brangham to discuss some of the more remarkable discoveries, innovations and setbacks this year, including the confirmation of one of Einstein's major predictions, the global outbreak…
By JOAN LOWY AND JUSTIN PRITCHARD, Associated Press
One self-driving technology expert said the overall tenor of the White House's new guidance signaled that the federal government truly has embraced autonomous driving.
By PBS NewsHour
Uber released its first fleet of self-driving cars in Pittsburgh on Wednesday. For now, they are also equipped with a human technician. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Alex Davies of Wired Magazine -- a journalist who took a ride in one…
By Nana Adwoa Antwi-Boasiako, Joshua Barajas
As part of a $300 million deal with Volvo, Uber said it will produce a fleet of 100 self-driving XC90 vehicles for the test program by the end of the year. The test program will start in Pittsburgh.
By John Pavlus, Scientific American
Decades of research have already warned about the human attention span in automated cockpits.
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