Reply to post: Re: Would it pass the Kobayashi Maru?

Mercedes answers autonomous car moral dilemma: Yeah, we'll just run over pedestrians

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Re: Would it pass the Kobayashi Maru?

Most of their mass is (just barely) above the roof line of a typical car.

So the car would have to figure out that what it was about to hit was in fact a large animal of considerable mass when the evidence presented to the forward sensor array would be telling the electronics that the issue was four spindly fenceposts in its way.

I'm looking forward to reading "my car cut the legs off a moose, which then squashed my roof down to the seatbacks when the body fell on it" stories.

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