The power AI gives big tech companies is a threat to our mental health and society
- Lisa Beek & Eva Boonstra
- February 3, 2023
Have you ever considered the power artificial intelligence (AI) gives big tech companies? Do you know what they do with all the data they collect from you? Do you know how much they know about you? Are you aware that the AI that is used by these companies is a threat to your mental health […]Read More
Faking it: The rise of deepfake powered deception and its consequences.
- February 1, 2023
As the use of artificial intelligence (AI) ) technology continues to advance, a new and potentially dangerous trend is emerging: deepfakes. Deepfakes are digital creations that use machine learning algorithms to manipulate audio, video, and images in a way that makes it appear as though someone is saying or doing something that they did not […]Read More
Big Brother is watching you!
- W. van Dooren & T. Ferrari Castiglione
- February 1, 2021
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 […]Read More
Watch it! How algorithms control your life.
- Romy Vos & Wesley Sieraad
- January 30, 2021
Have you ever clicked on a video on Youtube because it was among the recommended videos? Or started following an account on Twitter because it was in the list of ‘suggested follows’, then you have, unconsciously, let an algorithm guide your decision. And you are not alone, millions of connections are made every day, […]Read More
The threat of AI to democracy and what we should do about it
- Giulia Bössenecker & Sebastian Wiesner
- January 30, 2021
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 […]Read More