AI

Power & Democracy

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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Power & Democracy

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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Human & Machine

Artificial Love: A Match Made in Labs

It wasn’t long ago when the first “smart” phones hit the markets. In the 1990’s IBM released Simon, a full on “smartphone” that allowed people to send emails, use a calculator, and control their agendas. This phone had a price of $1.100 us dollars (about $2,200 dollars nowadays) which is far more expensive than most phones […]

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War & Peace

AI as the future of warfare: is it worth the risk?

The technological revolution is obviously unstoppable, today’s robots and computers are catching up and could soon surpass humans in most business tasks. The development of artificial intelligence will certainly in the coming decades crucially shape not only the labor market but also the future of warfare. Despite this fact, computers still depend on humans as […]

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Human & Machine

AI – A future health professional’s best friend.

Medicine will evolve whether we like it or not. Medicine, like many other fields, changed over time. It is sometimes hard to believe that 170 years ago we still used bloodletting as a common form of healing the sick. Even though there was evidence that bloodletting was nothing more than pseudo science, some experts such […]

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Human & Machine War & Peace

We are on the brink of a third revolution in welfare, therefore we should forbid AWS.

AI has left its mark in every domain, beginning from daily tasks automation to changing the aspect of war. The advance in technology is influencing current warfare, making it a tremendous threat to humanity. It’s time to open our eyes, be aware, and prepare to interfere when our safety is endangered. One important technology that […]

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Human & Machine

Getting Chatty with AI: A Dangerous Game?

Technology using artificial intelligence (AI) is on an all-time rise with no sign of stopping. Small things we take for granted like finding the fastest way to commute to work, sorting out spam emails or handing out Netflix recommendations are examples of AI. Technology that arguably seems more personal, like digital voice assistants such as […]

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Human & Machine

Medicus ex Machina

First, the patient, second the patient, third the patient, fourth the patient, fifth the patient, and then maybe comes science. We first do everything for the patient; science can wait, research can wait — Béla Schick (1877–1967) As early as 1972, a study reported that the usage of a computerised medical decision support system surpassed […]

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Power & Democracy

Face Recognition Technology In Its Current State Is Not Desirable For Society

You probably use or are exposed to face recognition technology (FRT) more often than you think. As things stand, its use will only increase and become more common in everyday life. Those who are unaware only see the benefits, but this technology raises major concerns. People should be made aware of privacy concerns and it […]

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Power & Democracy

Politicians should protect politics from AI

Why the use of AI in politics should be restricted and regulated The prospect of AI working for us and enriching our lives, is not a new one. Various research covering the topic has been published over the years [a, b]. In these articles the possibilities of AI are sketched [a, b]. Not all predictions […]

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