Human & Machine

Human & Machine

AI and health: A perfect match?

The machine plus clinician is better than the clinician, and it’s also better than machine alone Dr. Eric Topol Technological changes are often initially treated with scepticism and it can take some time before the benefits become clear and the progress is accepted. This is of course not a problem specific to medicine, but it […]

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Human & Machine Power & Democracy

Cancelling Robbogeddon – Why AI Won’t Make Human Labor Obsolete

“The changes are so profound that, from the perspective of human history, there has never been a time of greater promise or potential peril” Klaus Schwab, author of The Fourth Industrial Revolution Humanity is experiencing a time of rapid technological development. Advances in Artificial intelligence (AI) and its ability to augment automation are seen as […]

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Don’t Let the Industry Take Care of AI Ethics

On January 9, 2020, Robert Julian-Borchak Williams was called by the Detroit Police Department with the request to turn himself in. Williams assumed this was a silly joke, but an hour later the police showed up at his house to arrest him in front of his wife and children. After spending a night in jail, […]

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The Invisible Pandemic: How AI in social media is diminishing the mental health of our children

“Facebook Knows Instagram Is Toxic for Teen Girls” This is what the caption reads of an article in the Wall Street Journal which shocked the world in September of last year. In the article, internal research by Facebook (the parent company of Instagram) reveals that their social media app makes body image issues worse for […]

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Human & Machine Power & Democracy Uncategorized

The game of life, obey the rules or be banned from society

Game over. You have run out of life points (or credit score points). Envision, receiving a notification warning that states that you will be banned from society. Just as in a board game. One wrong move, you receive a card, and you end up landing on the Jail Space. It certainly seems science fiction as […]

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Human & Machine Power & Democracy Uncategorized War & Peace

AI will save humanity, but maybe in a sandbox.

Artificial Intelligence has got a growing lot of traction in recent years and it has proved its efficiency and usefulness in most sectors our there in the world. As we can expect with most things, there are trade-off and some risks associated with the use of AI in every sector. There are some serious genuine […]

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Man or Machine: What’s the Difference Anyway?

In the past decade, the growth of Artificial Intelligence within our society has been rapid and seamless. It seems as though until only very recently, with the introduction of the GDPR and scandals such as that of Cambridge Analytica, we have allowed with open arms the influx of AI in our daily lives, barely even […]

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Why you want the Terminator to be your next surgeon

Introduction to autonomous robotic surgery Significant advancements in Artificial intelligence have had an enormous impact on our lives in every aspect. Health and medical procedures are no exception. While it hopefully won’t be needed, you or someone close to you might require surgery at some point in the future. Soon a robot might play a significant […]

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Human & Machine Power & Democracy

How autonomous cars will create vulnerabilities and risks

Data Privacy It’s not without reason that everything has its costs. This also applies to the comfort and safety benefits that autonomous cars bring with them. However, in this case, you don’t just pay with your money. The technical possibilities to adjust the driving experience to you as an individual and take over tasks are […]

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AI technologies are the core of the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR)

1. Introduction Since 2006, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has attracted our attention a lot, and nowadays, its heat is still there, playing an active and important role in our daily life. It is believed that the appearance of Artificial Intelligence is the dawn of the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR). Of course, there are some arguments that […]

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