As I have previously noted, the classic "trolley problem" of utilitarian ethics has taken on a new life as designers of self-driving cars are having to decide which priorities to program into the vehicles' decision-making algorithms. It turns out, though, that "trolley problem" preferences vary considerably by country. www.technologyreview.com/s/612341/a-global-ethics-study-aims-to-help-ai-solve-the-self-driving-trolley-problem
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