Day: February 1, 2022

Human & Machine

Social AI is a Pandora’s Box

Perspectives on why it’s a bad idea to develop AI for social interaction Introduction A promising part of AI research is so-called social AI: Intelligent systems or robots that are meant to interact socially with humans. In her book, Judith Donath puts forth her predictions that by 2030, most social situations will be facilitated by […]

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Power & Democracy

Saving Society with Mass Surveillance

In the future, most people will live in a total surveillance state – and there is no need to fear Imagine yourself walking through the streets of your city at night. You take a route through a park where there is almost no lighting. You hear a group of people making noise behind you. They […]

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