Moral Responsibility and Computers

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A pinboard by Tim Squirrell

I'm a PhD researcher at the University of Edinburgh, working on an ethnographic research project on a community centred around the Paleolithic diet and lifestyle. I also teach undergraduate Sociology and Social Policy.


When a computer makes an error, who is morally responsible?

As computers become ever more advanced and encroach ever further into every aspect of our lives, we're confronted with a question: what happens when they go wrong?

If a self-driving car is going t...