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The ethical dilemma of self-driving cars - Patrick Lin

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Self-driving cars are already cruising the streets today. And while these cars will ultimately be safer and cleaner than their manual counterparts, they can’t completely avoid accidents altogether. How should the car be programmed if it encounters an unavoidable accident? Patrick Lin navigates the murky ethics of self-driving cars.

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  • Educator Patrick Lin
  • Director Yukai Du
  • Script Editor Amy Adkins
  • Animator Kevin O'Shea, Jiaqi Wang
  • Composer Cem Misirlioglu
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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