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Published 28th November 2020. Photo by Ismael Paramo on Unsplash.com App faith: how religions are embracing technology Photo by Daniel Korpai Unsplash.com From apps that remind you to confess or help Muslims find halal food, to cashless church donations, religious practice is being inextricably linked to tech (1) The research paper “Survey, Analysis and Issues of...
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Nature 587, 354-358 (2020)doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-020-03187-3 18 NOVEMBER 2020 Journals and researchers are under fire for controversial studies using this technology. And a Nature survey reveals that many researchers in this field think there is a problem. Richard Van Noorden In September 2019, four researchers wrote to the publisher Wiley to “respectfully ask” that it immediately retract a scientific paper....
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Joycelyn Longdon Open Access Published: November, 2020 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/S2542-5196(20)30254-0 The world is transitioning into a data-driven era, where algorithms can influence anything from our health-care services, consumer behaviour, and even national and international environmental decisions. Fears around the embedded bias and discrimination seen in algorithms has motivated an Environmental Data Justice movement of citizens, researchers,...
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In his video message on his prayer intention for November, Pope Francis emphasizes that progress in robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) be oriented “towards respecting the dignity of the person and of Creation”. By Vatican News staff writer During the month of November, Pope Francis draws our attention to the epochal change that humanity is...
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The ST-Flex “SuperTower” This is an aerial tethered tower with a maximum flight altitude of a 1000 ft (305 m) and a helium top off interval of 7+ days. https://www.altaeros.com/ The “SuperTower” uses an aerostat platform, combined with automation and control software, to deploy radios and antennas over four times higher than traditional cell towers...
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100 Boston University Law Review 1315 (2020) UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 20-01 Posted: 28 Jan 2020, Last revised: 2 Oct 2020 Andrew D. Selbst UCLA School of Law Date Written: March 11, 2019 Abstract Negligence law is often asked to adapt to new technologies. So it is with artificial intelligence...
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A new project in the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center seeks to unburden operators by ingesting information and identifying trends. (Airman 1st Class Blake Wiles/U.S. Air Force) WASHINGTON — The Pentagon’s clearinghouse on artificial intelligence is set to deliver a new tool to special operators to conduct psychological operations in near-real time in the information environment....
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  kung_tom/shutterstock David Rose, University of Reading and Charlotte-Anne Chivers, University of Gloucestershire Depending on who you listen to, artificial intelligence may either free us from monotonous labour and unleash huge productivity gains, or create a dystopia of mass unemployment and automated oppression. In the case of farming, some researchers, business people and politicians think...
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In the wrong hands, AI is proving dangerous. Source: Shutterstock 9 September 2020 Cybercrime is a lucrative activity and one that’s getting easier to enterThreats are becoming more widespread and sophisticated, attackers are increasingly leaning on AI to bypass security systems  In an age where everything is becoming connected and data is regarded as a...
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We tweet, we like, and we share— but what are the consequences of our growing dependence on social media? As digital platforms increasingly become a lifeline to stay connected, Silicon Valley insiders reveal how social media is reprogramming civilization by exposing what’s hiding on the other side of your screen. https://Netflix.com/thesocialdilemma ABOUT THE SOCIAL DILEMMA...
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