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“The Measure of Everyday Life” is a weekly public radio program featuring researchers, practitioners, and professionals discussing their work to improve the human condition. Independent Weekly has called the show ‘unexpected’ and ‘diverse’ and notes that the show ‘brings big questions to radio.'

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Mar 25, 2020

In this moment of change, new technologies offer both promise and peril for many people. What if the car in which you were riding could park itself? For some people, that scenario is no longer hypothetical and is a real possibility. On this episode, we talk with Nathan Tenhundfeld of the University of Alabama in Huntsville about his work on human trust in automated tools.