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Moral Machine, 2016

This is a Moral Machine. It was designed by MIT Media Lab, Scalable Cooperation. It is dated 2016. Its medium is metal, electronics. It is a part of the department.

Moral Machine is an online platform that allows people to explore ethical decisions made by autonomous vehicles (AVs). Scenarios force users to choose what an AV should do in an accident, weighing the number of lives saved and factors such as victim gender, age, and perceived social value. By collecting millions of decisions made by anonymous users around the world, the designers hope to understand geographic differences in attitudes toward these complex moral decisions, and underscore the importance of developing global principles for machine ethics.

It is credited Courtesy of MIT Media Lab.

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This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Road Ahead: Reimagining Mobility.

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