AI Self-Driving Cars and the Looming Aggregated Statistical Trolley Dilemma

Think about all of those moment-to-moment rapid decisions that you make while driving a car.

Go ahead, do a slow-motion post-driving analysis in your mind. Think about a recent trip to the grocery store or perhaps a driving trek to a local mall.

Whether you realize it or not, there were hundreds upon hundreds or likely thousands of minuscule driving decisions that you made, all part of a larger web of driving decisions in the course of a driving journey. And, notably, they all ultimately encompassed some variant of altogether life-or-death considerations.