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I'm looking for a story in which a self-driving car is trying to make a decision on who to hit in an inevitable collision but the story keeps expanding on the life of the different characters.

It's quite sad and focused on humanizing the different characters and challenging how we value different experiences and potentials.

I thought it was in the New Yorker but I can't find it. It is not Override by James Yu or Variations on the Trolley Problem by Mark Remy.

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    I want to say I've read this one before. Are you certain you read it last year? – FuzzyBoots Jan 5 '19 at 16:04
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    In addition to what Fuzzy said, could you please take a look at these guidelines on story-identification, see if they trigger any more memories that you could edit into your question? :) – Jenayah Jan 5 '19 at 17:34
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    I've read this recently too. The car was judging the value of the possible victims to society. Can't remember where though. Seems like there was a override for members of the programmers family. – Organic Marble Jan 5 '19 at 18:16
  • Pat Cadigan published "AI and the Trolley Problem" on Tor.com but I don't think it's what you're looking for. – mkennedy Jan 5 '19 at 19:32
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    @OrganicMarble You're probably thinking of this: scifi.stackexchange.com/questions/195720/… She says it's not "Override". – Ayshe Jan 6 '19 at 0:45

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