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Who to kill? The dilemma of driverless cars – Expert reaction

John Kerr posted in on June 24th, 2016.

Driverless cars hold the promise of safer transport. But how should they react when loss of life appears inevitable? Should a car swerve to miss a pedestrian on the road, even if doing so would kill the passenger? What if it was two people on the road? Or ten people? New US research, published in […]

NZ Skeptics Conference – The Slippery Slope of Conspiracy Theories

Peter Griffin posted in on September 28th, 2009.

Matthew Dentith is currently finishing his doctoral dissertation on the evaluation of Conspiracy Theories as a species of belief. When he is not ruining his posture by sitting at a computer he teaches critical thinking skills for the University of Auckland, both to the undergraduate population and for the adult education students. He also teaches […]

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