Video: The self-driving car dilemma and Alaska Airlines stands up to sexism

14 October 2016

In this edition, Mercedes Benz discloses its difficult decision in deciding how its autonomous car will act in the event of an imminent accident - will it act to minimise loss of life, even if that means the driver has to die, or will it protect the driver and passengers at all costs? And will companies like Tesla follow suit?

Also, Alaska Airlines defends its staff who booted a passenger off its plane for verbal banter - or is it harassment? - with the flight stewardess.

And we give recognition to the man who helped transform a fishery classified as a federal disaster into a thriving sustainable fishery over the course of a decade and a half.

Links for the stories:

http://uk.businessinsider.com/mercedes-benz-self-driving-cars-programmed-save-driver-2016-10

http://uk.businessinsider.com/alaska-airlines-removes-passenger-catcalling-female-flight-attendant-2016-10

http://www.opb.org/news/article/white-house-honors-oregon-man-for-helping-make-fishing-more-sustainable/