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Jane Ruffino: Silicon Valley is often indifferent to its impact on outsiders

The problem isn’t technology, it’s decision-making driven by the industry’s devotion to pure free-market capitalism

4th December, 2016

Two weeks ago, Elon Musk tweeted a new animated video of what it’s like inside a self-driving car. It’s driving around a suburban neighborhood, slowing to pass joggers, with almost no other cars on the road. The driver gets out, and the car parks itself.

We already have features like automatic braking, cruise control, and parking assistance. Self-driving cars are ranked on a scale of zero to four in terms of...

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