future cars

Something Changed At Tesla

Something Changed At Tesla

The Tesla Model X went into production in 2015, and the future of 2015 looked bright. We’d all drive around in pods shaped vaguely like eggs, with gullwing doors that are smart enough not to hit other cars. The Tesla Cybertruck prototype debuted in 2019, and in the future of…

Should Autonomous Cars Be Forced To Save Lives In An Emergency? 

Should Autonomous Cars Be Forced To Save Lives In An Emergency? 

We’ve discussed the need for a coherent set of ethics for autonomous cars before. After all, these are really 1,588kg robots that will be roaming all over our cities; we need to decide what acceptable and predictable behaviours will be for these machines. But lately I’ve been wondering something else…