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Self-Drive Manhood

Adam Gopnik hails the development of the self-drive car as the way to rescue his male identity after years as a non driver. He also muses on the need for such cars to have "ethical engines" capable of moral judgements.

Producer: Sheila Cook.

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A Point of View: The ethics of the driverless car

A Point of View: The ethics of the driverless car

Driverless cars are being heralded as the answer to all our motoring problems. But long-term backseat driver Adam Gopnik has a few moral questions to raise.

Read Adam Gopnik's article on the BBC News website

 

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