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Cybersecurity and the Real Future of Fully-Autonomous Vehicles

– The evolution of driverless vehicles is, in my opinion, a transitory phase that is strongly encouraged by current automakers and software companies to preserve and grow their existing businesses and/or redefine themselves and their business initiatives. However, as with the transition from horses…

Driverless Vehicles – From No Liability to High Risk

– Software companies appear to be having a rude awakening, as described in Dan Strumpf’s article, “Liability Issues Create Potholes On the Road to Driverless Cars,” in The Wall Street Journal of January 28, 2013. Commercial software companies have long gotten away with taking no responsibility…

Google—Not Being Evil, Not Doing Harm

– In a couple of columns in December 2008, I questioned whether or not Google was being true to its maxim of not being evil. At that time, I confused their motto of “Don’t be evil” with the physicians’ Hippocratic Oath of “Do no harm.” But I also argued that infringement of privacy could…