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Human & Machine

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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Human & Machine

FIRST THINGS FIRST : why we need to augment humans before creating a SuperIntelligence

Technological progress is not gonna stop We live in a liberal, global, and mostly capitalist society where progress in any kind of discipline is being made at an exponential rate. We should thus don’t focus on how to stop technological progress, because, as Yuval Harari claims, this is impossible. The question should instead be what […]

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Human & Machine

Should You Feel Bad about Switching Off an Artificial Intelligence Agent?

Not for the moment. However, fast advancements in AI call for a renegotiation of life. Imagine a future in which Alexa has a face and a voice that allows you to interact, play games, order food, talk about your day or do anything else you might normally do with a friend. At what level would […]

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Human & Machine

Protected: Artificial Superintelligence: Not just science-fiction, but also the potential (super) hero of humanity

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Human & Machine Power & Democracy

Your future; a “modern” Athenian or a marionette?

Personal assistants, translation programs, automatic answers to emails, filtering spam, getting the best-suited recommendations on Netflix, this list can continue for as long as we can imagine. Artificial intelligence is already in many applications we use daily, and it is increasing with the day. The applications think with us; help us; and make our work […]

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