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When you get behind the wheel, you make hundreds of conscious and unconscious decisions as you drive like, how fast to go, when to swerve missing a squirrel or a cyclist, or when to change lanes.
But in the case of self-driving cars, it's an algorithm that makes those kinds of decisions. And those algorithms are programmed by humans who consider this fundamental question: In the case of an unavoidable accident, whose life should your car save?
This segment aired on January 9, 2017.