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Who decides who dies in driverless car accidents?

At least 11 auto manufacturers, including Toyota, Audi and Tesla, are putting driverless car plans in motion. With soon-to-be robot drivers comes the need to program ethics in them. Think, a situation like the trolley dilemma, where a driver must choose ...

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UAC scores double win for innovation

The Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) has been recognised for its industry-leading commitment to innovation—twice. UAC was ranked 41st on the 2018 Most Innovative Companies list from over 1,000 nominated organisations across Australia and New Zealand. The prestigious annual list, published ...

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The tactics used by big business to influence research

Dr Alice Fabbri has never accepted industry money for research, nor have any of her colleagues at the Evidence, Policy and Influence Collaborative within USYD’s Charles Perkins Centre. The postdoctoral research fellow is therefore well-placed to illuminate ‘truth decay’ – a phenomenon that can arise ...

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