STET

Description (in English)

Rather than being a narrative, "Stet" is presented as a scientific paper analyzing the principles by which self-driving cars make decisions. The paper is interspersed with suggestions to remove or change content which the journal editor finds inappropriate, to each of which the paper's author responds "stet". (wikipedia) 

The story is built by three linked texts. The body of the scientific paper, the linked footnotes and the linked editorial comments and responses from the "author". On first reading the scientific paper seems very unpersonal and academic. But as we read the footnotes and comments we slowly learn that a young girl has been killed in a road accident involving a self-driving car, the author blames the AI tech, Toyota, and our society in general for her death, and finally we learn that the young girl is the author's daughter.

Pull Quotes

She was clumsy enough to fall into the street because she was looking up at the sky instead of watching for a car with the ability to decide the value of her life.

Per Foote, the neural network training for cultural understanding of identity is collected via social media, keystroke analysis, and pupillary response to images. They’re watching to see what’s important to you. You are responsible.

Notes
Seems complete except that it's missing situation(s). We have to read the text and add one, or have the author of this entry add it. -R

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