The future is automated, choices are becoming the decisions of programmed systems. We have to wonder, is taking control away from human’s a good idea?
Volvo is working towards a future where every car parks itself, and in a demo of this technology in the Dominican Republic, an observer got ran down as the car accelerated directly into him from a distance.
This incident took place because the operators apparently forgot to turn on “City Safe” mode. (lol)
This is the second time such a car has failed publicly. In 2011, a Volvo smashed into a truck during a similar demonstration.
Here’s how the car is supposed to work:
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