Tagged: Technology

That ‘Useless’ Liberal Arts Degree Has Become Tech’s Hottest Ticket – Forbes

Stop thinking of Silicon Valley as an engineer’s paradise. There’s far more work for liberal arts majors — who know how to sell and humanize.

Source: That ‘Useless’ Liberal Arts Degree Has Become Tech’s Hottest Ticket – Forbes

Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking Among Hundreds to Urge Ban on Military Robots

Via – NYT

Researchers and experts urged a worldwide ban on so-called autonomous weapons, saying they could set off a revolution in weaponry comparable to gunpowder and nuclear arms.

 

Will your self-driving car be programmed to kill you if it means saving more strangers? — ScienceDaily

Via – Science Daily

Google’s cars can already handle real-world hazards, such as cars’ suddenly swerving in front of them. But in some situations, a crash is unavoidable. (In fact, Google’s cars have been in dozens of minor accidents, all of which the company blames on human drivers.) How will a Google car, or an ultra-safe Volvo, be programmed to handle a no-win situation — a blown tire, perhaps — where it must choose between swerving into oncoming traffic or steering directly into a retaining wall?