"What we really want are machines that can go a step further, endowed not only with the soundest codes of ethics that our best contemporary philosophers can devise, but also with the possibility of machines making their own moral progress, bringing them past our own limited early-twenty-first century idea of morality."
— Gary Marcus on Google’s driver-less car, and building machines with the ability to make ethical decisions: http://nyr.kr/R8J1ua
"The love affair with the motorcar is much newer here,” Gehl continued. “They’ve only had them for twenty years and are madly in love. You have to get over youth to start to have more mature relationships, whatever you are loving."
It’s that time of year again: car dealers are holding model year-end sales events to make way for their 2012 inventory. Can you guess the car in this 1951 ad from the magazine? Here’s a hint: http://nyr.kr/qiKbSW