Democracy

Power & Democracy

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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Power & Democracy

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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Power & Democracy

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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Democracy in the Digital Age: Misinformation and Manipulation of Social Media, posing a threat to Democracy

Social media like Facebook and Instagram have proven to be good at what they claim to do, which is to unite people and to safeguard and expand their social world. Still, these platforms have faced a storm of criticism in recent years, and for good reason. Social Media’s influence on the Capitol Riot The assault […]

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Power & Democracy

The threat of AI to democracy and what we should do about it

New achievements in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) continue to present humanity with extraordinary challenges. AI is already influencing our democratic processes, and this influence will become even more significant in the future. Researchers in the field of AI are currently making amazing progress. But talking to researchers working in this field, we often […]

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