Automation can leave us complacent, and that can have dangerous consequences

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Abstract

More tasks are being given over to automation, from autopilots in transport to medical diagnosis. But humans are a poor backup for automation, especially when the automation goes wrong.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 29 Jul 2016

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Keywords

  • automation
  • accident
  • autopilot
  • humans
  • accident prevention

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