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“Is AI making military harmful and overpowered?”

Introduction The rising demand in the defense sector of any government in the world is the incorporation and deployment of Intelligent Systems in the battlefield and in general surveillance. This is to reduce manual involvement and empty battlefields of human combatants. Although Artificial Intelligence has a wide range of algorithms to adapt to the specific […]

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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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The modern weapons of “mass” destruction: Autonomous Weapon Systems (AWS)

Data is beautiful. Through the use of scientific methods and algorithms we extract knowledge and insights from structured and unstructured data. Did you know that 90% of world’s data had been generated in the past two years? This explosion of information known as “Big Data” is completely transforming the world around us. Back in 1940 […]

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Power & Democracy

Artificial Intelligence And The End Of Freedom

Introduction Our society has arrived at one of the most important points in human history. The point where it is estimated that supercomputers will soon surpass human capabilities in almost all areas. Also at this point, the amount of data we produce doubles every year. This means that the amount of data we used in […]

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Why Artificial General Intelligence won’t be the end of Human Autonomy

When discussing Artificial Intelligence (AI) with those who are largely unfamiliar with the inner workings of AI, the idea that AI will bring about the end of humanity will inevitably come up. While this point is often brushed aside as paranoia by the discussion partner, there are experts in the field who also see the […]

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Power & Democracy

Existence of Big four tech giants threatens Democracy

Democracy has been around since ancient Greek civilization, where it first appeared in Athens during the classical antiquity period. The main idea of democracy was to involve all members of state in the process of governing the society. Nowadays, elective representatives are more common in democratic societies, as countries are so huge that it is […]

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Ban YouTube’s Recommendation Algorithm

Fight the spread of misinformation and increase users’ well-being Introduction YouTube is the world’s second-most visited website, right after its parent company, Google. For work or leisure time, YouTube is a great tool for online education, providing entertainment or seeking out information about other cultures or countries on the other side of the world. The […]

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Your Data is your fingerprint – Protecting Data is a matter of Urgency!

“If you are doing something that you don’t want other people to know, maybe you shouldn’t be doing it in the first place.” Said by Google ex-CEO Eric Schmidt. In his opinion, Google was merely a conduit and was not responsible for the invasion of people’s privacy. His attitude shows that he doesn’t seem to […]

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Humans should prevent singularity and not thrive for it

The technological singularity is an event that comes closer to realization by every year, as many scientists predict. It is a huge topic, though, whether this event will be good or bad for humanity. Many popular scientists and experts have publicly spoken out against the possible threat that AI can have in the future. Amongst […]

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Artificial General Intelligence will save humanity

Introduction Artificial general intelligence (AGI) is an area of AI research aimed at creating machines that are capable of general cognitive abilities comparable to those of humans. Whereas AI research is focused on creating narrow or specialized abilities in machines (playing Go, recognizing objects in an image), AGI research is aimed at developing a single […]

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