Iyad Rahwan Speaking

The Social Dilemma of Driverless Cars

Iyad Rahwan

Iyad Rahwan, associate professor at the MIT Media Lab, explores how Artificial Intelligence challenges our morality. If a driverless car must choose between killing five pedestrians crossing the street, or swerving to a wall and killing its own passenger, what should it do? Decide for yourself at http://moralmachine.mit.edu.

Iyad Rahwan

Iyad Rahwan

Iyad Rahwan is the AT&T Career Development Professor and an Associate Professor of Media Arts & Scienes at the MIT Media Lab, where he heads the Scalable Cooperation group. His previous position at Masdar Institute, an Abu Dhabi-based researched University established in cooperation with MIT, brought his focus to Artificial Intelligence. Iyad’s work has been featured in the New York Times, The Economist, the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post, among many others.
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