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Look Who's Driving

Autonomous vehicles are being tested on public roads around the world. As ambitious innovators race to develop what they see as the next high-tech pot of gold, some experts warn there are still daunting challenges ahead, including how to train artificial intelligence to be better than humans at making life-and-death decisions. How do self-driving cars work? How close are we to large-scale deployment of them? And will we ever be able to trust AI with our lives?

[text adapted from pbs.org]

CREDITS

Directed and Produced by Michael Schwarz
Written and Produced by Edward Gray
Produced by Kiki Kapany
Edited by Jennifer Brooks
Music by Christopher Hedge and John Paul Labno
Narrated by Craig Sechler

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