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Source: https://medicalethicshealthpolicy.med.upenn.edu/in-the-news/the-military-is-funding-ethicists-to-keep-its-brain-enhancement-experiments-in-check April 1, 2021 From Future Human: The military has long been interested in what medical ethicist Jonathan Moreno calls “the whole supersoldier business” — using technology to produce bionically or pharmaceutically superior warfighters. Moreno, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania, is interested too. Specifically, in one question that keeps gnawing at him: How...
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As the world’s militaries rush to win the AI race, organizations are raising their voices in opposition. https://interestingengineering.com/ethics-of-robotic-warfare-and-autonomous-weapons By Eric James Beyer, Mar 16, 2021 While on patrol in the mountains of Afghanistan in 2004, former US Army Ranger Paul Scharre spotted a girl of about five years old walking curiously close to his sniper team...
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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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Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Apple CEO Tim Cook, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speak before a July 29, 2020 House Judiciary committee meeting By Seth Colaner, July 31, 2020 3:19 PM This week, as the heads of four of the largest and most powerful tech companies in the world were called...
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The technology is coming, but contrary to what some people say, there could be health risks By Joel M. Moskowitz on October 17, 2019 Credit: Bill Oxford Getty Images The telecommunications industry and their experts have accused many scientists who have researched the effects of cell phone radiation of “fear mongering” over the advent of wireless technology’s 5G. Since much of...
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Source: https://reallifemag.com/the-algorithmic-colonization-of-africa/ Abeba Birhane July 18, 2019 Abeba Birhane is a PhD candidate in Cognitive Science at University College Dublin. Her interdisciplinary research, which intersects between embodied cognition, digital technology studies, and critical data science, explores the dynamic and reciprocal relationships between individuals, society and digital technologies. She is a contributor to Aeon Magazine and blogs regularly about cognition, AI, ethics...
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UNESCO Published on Jun 21, 2019 How is  AI changing our world? Why should each of us care about it? What would be our future with AI? Four experts talk about ethical questions of AI such as self-driving cars, job loss, data bias, gender issues, minority populations, human vulnerability, international cooperation and lessons from the...
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