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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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Human & Machine

Don’t Let the Industry Take Care of AI Ethics

On January 9, 2020, Robert Julian-Borchak Williams was called by the Detroit Police Department with the request to turn himself in. Williams assumed this was a silly joke, but an hour later the police showed up at his house to arrest him in front of his wife and children. After spending a night in jail, […]

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Human & Machine Power & Democracy Uncategorized

The game of life, obey the rules or be banned from society

Game over. You have run out of life points (or credit score points). Envision, receiving a notification warning that states that you will be banned from society. Just as in a board game. One wrong move, you receive a card, and you end up landing on the Jail Space. It certainly seems science fiction as […]

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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 Power & Democracy

How can we avoid the AI apocalypse?

When it comes to artificial intelligence, there are many different viewpoints and interpretations of what AI is and what it entails. AI encompasses a wide spectrum of technologies. This has had a transformative effect on what we can do with computers today. AI is used widely in many sectors namely, Healthcare, Banking and Finance, Entertainment, […]

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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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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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Human & Machine

I know what you are thinking

The quest to understand how our brain works, is as old as the discovery of the brain’s functions. The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine of 1906  was awarded jointly to Camillo Golgi and Santiago Ramón y Cajal “in recognition of their work on the structure of the nervous system.” These two scientists were the […]

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War & Peace

Autonomous Weapons, our Last Regret.

An essay on non-human controlled weapons. Artificial intelligence (AI) is taking over most fields in the modern world, automatizing and generating autonomous agents. Those agents can make their own decisions with low or no human intervention in most cases. This is the future, Science fiction content possible in our time, but with new technologies come […]

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Human & Machine Power & Democracy

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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