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Artificial intelligence — Who is responsible for the outcomes?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is playing an ever-increasing role in our modern world, but as the technology progresses and becomes ever-more complex and autonomous, it also becomes harder to understand how it works.

German legislation will require 'black box' in autonomous cars

Berlin - Even though self-driving cars are projected to be available to the masses by 2020, and that is just a few years from now, one major hurdle is in trying to determine who or what is responsible in the event of an accident.

First of two flight recorders from Indonesia jet found near crash

Jakarta - Disaster workers have located one of two electronic flight recorders that could reveal why a Indonesian passenger plane carrying hundreds of thousands of dollars in emergency aid for impoverished families crashed in Papua province.

Black box for doctors may improve accuracy and accountability

Toronto - Dr. Teodor Grantcharov of St. Michael’s Hospital has developed what some are calling the "O.R. Black Box" which records a surgery from start to finish so that doctors can watch for mistakes.

MH370 may be found as 'pulse signals' consistent with Black Box

Australian officials said early Sunday that the pulse signals picked up by the Chinese ship, Haixun 01 in the south Indian Ocean are consistent with signals an airplane's black box would emit. Also, a possible debris field was spotted in the area.

Spain train crash driver on phone to rail company, consulting map

Santiago De Compostela - A Spanish court revealed today that the train that crashed in Santiago de Compostela killing 79 people was travelling at 153 kph as it went off the rails. It was revealed that the driver, Francisco José Garzón Amo, was on his work phone at that time.

Black box found near Sukhoi Superjet-100 crash site

Jakarta - The search teams involved in the investigation of the crash site of the Russian plane have now found the black box. Investigations continue.

Air France Black Box flight recorder found after two years

Search teams in the Atlantic have found one of the two flight recorders of the Air France Airbus A330 flight, which crashed into the Atlantic two years ago. The data contains the memory unit and is said to be in "good physical condition".

Disco icon Loleatta Holloway dies at 64

Soul icon and disco legend Loleatta Holloway has died of heart failure, aged 64. The disco diva sang lead vocals on Black Box's 1989 hit Ride On Time. It spent six weeks at number one in the UK charts.

Plane Crashed in Mexico Town Philippines Three Presumed Dead

Three passengers were presumed dead while three others survived in a plane crash that happened at 9:00 p.m. Wednesday in Mexico town, Philippines. The aircraft was on its way to the Clark Air Force base in central Philippines from Cebu City in the south

Black box from crashed Polish jet contains 'dramatic' recordings

A black box recording of the Polish jet crash in Russia that killed all 96 on board, including Polish President Lech Kaczynski, reveals pilots knew the “inevitability” of the crash after the plane’s wings clipped fog-shrouded tree tops.

Divers Recover ’Black Boxes’ Of Crashed Jet Off Lebanese Coast

Beirut - Divers have recovered the flight recorders of the Ethiopian Airlines jet that crashed off Lebanon last month, killing all 90 people on board. The ”black boxes” have been taken to a naval base for investigation.

First real-time data-stream ‘black box’ to be tested in-flight

A Canadian company has developed an updated version of the "black box" flight data recorder. It continuously streams flight data to ground-based reception facilities, and may soon make black box searches in aircraft crash zones a thing of the past.

First Black Box Signal Received From Crashed Yemenia Airliner

A signal has been received from the missing flight data recorders of the Airbus airliner that crashed off the Indian Ocean islands of the Comores. The Yemenia airlines plane crashed into the sea just short of the main island last week.

Investigators Doubt Recovery of Black Box for Flight 447

French investigators announced Wednesday the possibility that they may never find either of the two black boxes for Air France Flight 447.

Is Big Brother In Your Car?

Starting in 2011 all cars in the United States will have to have EDRs in them but does your car already have one? Many manufacturers have been adding the "black boxes" since 1999. Are they a safety tool or just another way to spy on the American public?
 

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Most newer cars on the road today have event data recorders (EDRs).
Most newer cars on the road today have event data recorders (EDRs).
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Event data recorder is on the left. Information is being downloaded to a computer.
Event data recorder is on the left. Information is being downloaded to a computer.
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STILL LOOKING: An Australian Navy helicopter leaves the HMAS Toowoomba in the southern Indian Ocean ...
STILL LOOKING: An Australian Navy helicopter leaves the HMAS Toowoomba in the southern Indian Ocean to rejoin the search for missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370.
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The black box from American Airlines Flight 73 that hit the Pentagon that fateful day. A photograph ...
The black box from American Airlines Flight 73 that hit the Pentagon that fateful day. A photograph released by the FBI.
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