The Most Dangerous Machine

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On March 24, 2017, one of Uber’s self-driving SUVs flipped on its side in a collision in Tempe, Arizona. (Photo Credit: Tempe Police Department / AP)

Season 6, Episode 35

This week on Freakonomics Radio: Uber is disrupting profitable sectors by using one of the world’s most dangerous machines. Plus, Stephen J. Dubner learns that data from Uber’s users is helping answer one of the most elusive questions in economics.

To find out more, check out the podcasts from which this hour was drawn: “Why Uber Is an Economist’s Dream” and “The Most Dangerous Machine.”

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