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Revolution or Ruin? Evaluating the Consequences of Artificial Intelligence in Global Society

Revolution or Ruin? Evaluating the Consequences of Artificial Intelligence in Global Society

Abstract Artificial intelligence (AI) is a burgeoning technology poised to revolutionize the world and bring significant change to global society. AI offers new capabilities and efficiency for humanity in the areas of finance, governance, healthcare, criminal justice, energy, and countless other fields and industries. However, similar to a double-edged sword, the technology also generates serious risks, particularly for the most[Read More…]

by 10/09/2021 Comments are Disabled World
Artificial Intelligence Wants You (and Your Job) – We’d Better Control Machines Before They Control Us

Artificial Intelligence Wants You (and Your Job) – We’d Better Control Machines Before They Control Us

My wife and I were recently driving in Virginia, amazed yet again that the GPS technology on our phones could guide us through a thicket of highways, around road accidents, and toward our precise destination. The artificial intelligence (AI) behind the soothing voice telling us where to turn has replaced passenger-seat navigators, maps, even traffic updates on the radio. How[Read More…]

by 22/07/2021 Comments are Disabled World
War Mongering for Artificial Intelligence

War Mongering for Artificial Intelligence

The ghost of Edward Teller must have been doing the rounds between members of the National Commission on Artificial Intelligence.  The father of the hydrogen bomb was never one too bothered by the ethical niggles that came with inventing murderous technology.  It was not, for instance, “the scientist’s job to determine whether a hydrogen bomb should be constructed, whether it[Read More…]

by 26/02/2021 Comments are Disabled World
How intelligent is artificial intelligence: Exploring the exclusion of minority

How intelligent is artificial intelligence: Exploring the exclusion of minority

  Artificial Intelligence (AI) is increasingly being touted as our future. AI technology has not only invaded our private lives in the form of smart technologies, virtual assistants, and robotic/ humanoid companions; but is also finding ever increasing representation in public sphere and government policies. From health technology to agriculture to the norms being developed on women safety (such as[Read More…]

by 22/02/2021 Comments are Disabled World
Pandemic, AI, and end of Democracy

Pandemic, AI, and end of Democracy

“If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face—forever.” ― George Orwell, 1984 The year 2020 is going to be recorded by future historians as a watershed moment in the history of mankind. The coronavirus pandemic is causing hundreds of thousands of deaths, causing unprecedented economic devastation on global proportions, forcing lockdowns across[Read More…]

by 21/07/2020 Comments are Disabled World
Artificial Intelligence: Socioeconomic, Political And Ethical Dimensions

Artificial Intelligence: Socioeconomic, Political And Ethical Dimensions

Introduction: Humanity’s Future in AI-Biosynthetic World In a few centuries or perhaps a few decades, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and biosynthetic engineering will be perfected to the degree that androids will closely resemble humans and biosynthetically engineered humans will resemble androids. Despite the nightmares of such a prospect for some scientists, humanist scholars and theologians, AI will be a dream becoming[Read More…]

by 22/04/2017 2 comments Life/Philosophy
Still from Ex Machina. Courtesy of A24 Films.

For Automation to Benefit Society, It Must Serve Humans, Not Replace Them

A recent episode of CBC Radio’s Day 6 featured an interview with David Levy, artificial intelligence expert and author of Love and Sex with Robots. Levy discussed a line of robotic sex dolls to be released in 2017 that can speak and respond to touch. He reaffirmed his 2007 prediction, in his book Love and Sex with Robots, that humans[Read More…]

by 26/02/2017 2 comments Life/Philosophy