Tag: global

Self-driving cars should prioritise young lives, says new global study

With the introduction of self-driving vehiclesdevelopers behind their decision-making AI have had to re-think some age-old ethical dilemmas, specifically who should the car choose to save in the event of a crash. An article published by Nature: International Journal of Science details the results of The Moral Machine experimentwhich confronted over two million participants with a …

In battle for global tech talent, Beijing offers foreign researchers the perk of bringing their own helpers 

Employees at Google’s $131 million campus in Boulder, Colorado, can play with pinball machines, shoot pool, and enjoy freshly made pizza in the cafeteria. Over in Beijing, the municipal government is offering an unusual perk: allowing foreign researchers to bring along their domestic helpers.  That would be on top of more generous visa terms and even …