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Your (Future) Car’s Moral Compass

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 11:21
by Edmond Awad, postdoctoral associate in Iyad Rahwan's Scalable Cooperation Group at MIT Media Lab

Picture a driverless car cruising down the street. Suddenly, three pedestrians run in front of it. The brakes fail and the car is about to hit and kill all of them. The only way out is if the car crosses to the other lane and swerves into a barrier. But that would kill the passenger it’s carrying. What should the self-driving car do?

Would you change your answer if you knew that the three pedestrians are a male doctor, a female doctor, and their dog, while the passenger is a female athlete? Does it matter if the three pedestrians are jaywalking?

A World Without Insurance: How Insurance Powers the Economy

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 12:08
by Insurance Information Institute

Have you ever wondered what the world would be like without insurance. We think it’s safe to say that life would be a lot different and probably a lot less exciting. And this is why the insurance industry is honored to play a vital role in building a stronger economy. Watch to learn how the more than 2.6 million people employed by the industry are helping to make our world safer, more prosperous, more innovative and more resilient--every day of the year.

2019 Reinsurance Symposium: Emerging Exposures - Closing the Knowledge Gap

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 10:08

A CPCU Society event in the neighborhood!

Join the Reinsurance Interest Group of The Institutes CPCU Society for a day and a half of education and networking in the insurance and reinsurance industry in Philadelphia, PA. Attendees will hear executive leaders, underwriters, actuaries, attorneys and senior practitioners discuss the current environment, emerging issues and future challenges.

Register at https://www.cpcusociety.org/ReinsuranceSymposium.

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Your (Future) Car’s Moral Compass

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 11:21
by Edmond Awad, postdoctoral associate in Iyad Rahwan's Scalable Cooperation Group at MIT Media Lab

Picture a driverless car cruising down the street. Suddenly, three pedestrians run in front of it. The brakes fail and the car is about to hit and kill all of them. The only way out is if the car crosses to the other lane and swerves into a barrier. But that would kill the passenger it’s carrying. What should the self-driving car do?

Would you change your answer if you knew that the three pedestrians are a male doctor, a female doctor, and their dog, while the passenger is a female athlete? Does it matter if the three pedestrians are jaywalking?

A World Without Insurance: How Insurance Powers the Economy

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 12:08
by Insurance Information Institute

Have you ever wondered what the world would be like without insurance. We think it’s safe to say that life would be a lot different and probably a lot less exciting. And this is why the insurance industry is honored to play a vital role in building a stronger economy. Watch to learn how the more than 2.6 million people employed by the industry are helping to make our world safer, more prosperous, more innovative and more resilient--every day of the year.

2019 Reinsurance Symposium: Emerging Exposures - Closing the Knowledge Gap

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 10:08

A CPCU Society event in the neighborhood!

Join the Reinsurance Interest Group of The Institutes CPCU Society for a day and a half of education and networking in the insurance and reinsurance industry in Philadelphia, PA. Attendees will hear executive leaders, underwriters, actuaries, attorneys and senior practitioners discuss the current environment, emerging issues and future challenges.

Register at https://www.cpcusociety.org/ReinsuranceSymposium.

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