Power & Democracy

COMPAS software is used across the country to predict future criminals, and it's biased against black people.
Human & Machine Power & Democracy

How AI can help us make a leap towards a bias-free world

You may not already know, but you are biased. Biased by the environment you grew up in, your gender, the things you watch on TV or YouTube, your skin tone, who you follow on Instagram, what type of papers you read and so on. The fact that you are reading this paper already tells that […]

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Deepfakes: When ‘Seeing is Believing’ becomes a thing of the past

Why deepfake technologies may have unprecedented implications for society, justice and politics, and why their development and open-sourcing must be reconsidered.

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Big Brother is watching you!

It’s a nice summer day, you wake up, and you’ve been talking to your friends for several days about going to the beach. You check your phone before driving to the beach and show your friends a funny video you found on YouTube; an advertisement immediately pops up showing you some product to entice you […]

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Impact of AI in the job market – Will AI promote economic stability ?

Introduction As recent technological advancements have propelled at an enormous rate, AI which benefits from these advancements hands-on, has taken the center stage and is considered one of the leading technologies of this century, with a major impact on society and people’s lives. The human and machine interaction but also symbiosis has increased drastically these […]

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Today’s digital power concentration has irreversibly changed our relationship with Democracy

Introduction . As we move towards a global economy powered heavily by Artificial Intelligence, the prevailing consensus has shifted towards the idea that data, rather than oil, is now the world’s most valuable resource. This digital economy, however, is plagued by a natural tendency towards monopolisation. In the past, companies like AT&T and U.S. Steel […]

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Protected: Why AI currently rather damages than benefits society

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How social media defines our present democracy and how we must shape our future

In the past decade, we have seen our democracy radically altered. Social media has become completely ubiquitous in our political lives. We have seen both activists trying to improve their futures and bad actors trying to hijack the democratic system. All this has been facilitated by companies that do not seem to concern themselves with […]

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Let’s automate our policy makers as much as we can!

Fundamentally, the government and public servants, i.e. policymakers make innumerable decisions every day. These decisions do have an impact on people’s lives ranging from minor to life-changing. Policymakers have a huge responsibility to ensure transparency, accountability and recourse to appeal that is appropriate to the impact of the decision. Hence, policymakers have an important role […]

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AI Driven Algorithms Are Polarizing Our Society; Here Is How We Stop It

All around the world we see democracies being challenged by the increase of polarization and the spread of disinformation on social media platforms. The fundamentals of the democracy that we live in are at danger and the pace of the development of AI is only increasing. Is it too late? Or are we still able to stop this?

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AI should rule humanity: Hail our AI Saviours

“It seems probable that once the machine thinking method had started, it would not take long to outstrip our feeble powers… They would be able to converse with each other to sharpen their wits. At some stage, therefore, we should have to expect the machines to take control. “ This famous quote of Alan Turing […]

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