Editorial: After Uber

This May 13, 2014 file photo shows a row of Google self-driving Lexus cars at a Google event outside the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. A Canadian expert on the ethics of engineering says governments need to play a greater role in the programming of so-called driverless vehicles. Eric Risberg / THE ASSOCIATED PRESSShare Adjust Comment Print The late Marvin Minsky, pioneer in artificial intelligence and designer of the first computer-controlled robots, once silenced an exuberant symposium of British Columbia’s brightest graduate students in computer science with one question. Everything is changing so fast that by the time you graduate everything you learned will be obsolete, he said. Have you thought about what comes after computers? As Metro Vancouver politicians, taxi-drivers, unions and the public fret over the…


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