Artificial Intelligence, Computers Are Saving People’s Lives

A couple of months ago, Tesla went under fire when a Model S got involved in a fatal car crash. This prompted an investigation by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration regarding the artificial intelligence system safety of Tesla’s Autopilot program. Advertisement The accident happened in central Florida when a trailer crossed in front of the Tesla. Neither the driver nor the car’s autopilot system were able to notice the trailer as its color closely resembles the brightly lit sky. Advertisement The incident raised a lot of questions not only to the safety of these systems but also whether they are ready for commercial use. Elon Musk, Tesla’s CEO, defended the car’s autopilot system by saying: “Autopilot is getting better all the time, but it is not perfect and still requires…


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