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What can a self-driving car crash teach us about the politics of machine learning?

—Jack Stilgoe— In May 2016, a Tesla Model S was involved in what could be considered the world’s first self-driving car fatality. In the middle of a sunny afternoon, on a divided highway near Williston, Florida, Joshua Brown, an early adopter and Tesla enthusiast, died at the wheel of his car. The car failed to … Continue reading What can a self-driving car crash teach us about the politics of machine learning?