Category: Artificial Intelligence

Vatican, Catholic colleges weigh-in on emerging AI ethics debate. A.I. gears are turning in the False Prophet’s mind.

Vatican, Catholic colleges weigh-in on emerging AI ethics debate May 16, 2019. RNS. (RNS) — When Marquette University professor Shion Guha began planning a class last fall that focused on artificial intelligence and ethics, he assumed he would attract just enough students for a small, intimate seminar. Instead, […]

Chinese database is tracking cellphone usage, car location and even electricity usage of Xinjiang residents. 5G monitoring is next. Who else ‘might’ want this technology? Mohammed bin Salman? Vladimir Putin? Modi? Kings of the East. MENA nations? Where will it stop?

Chinese database is tracking cellphone usage, car location and even electricity usage of Xinjiang residents. 5G monitoring is next. Gerry Shih, The Washington Post. Published 5:13 am EDT, Thursday, May 2, 2019 Chinese authorities in Xinjiang are building a comprehensive database that tracks the precise locations of its citizens, their […]

How artificial intelligence systems could threaten democracy. ‘That no one should buy or sell, without the name, number or mark.’ (Biometric). Identification, verification, approval. A ‘must read’!

How artificial intelligence systems could threaten democracy April 22, 2019 6.45am EDT. The Conversation. U.S. technology giant Microsoft has teamed up with a Chinese military university to develop artificial intelligence systems that could potentially enhance government surveillance and censorship capabilities. Two U.S. senators publicly condemned the partnership, but what the National Defense Technology University of China wants […]

As governments adopt artificial intelligence, there’s little oversight and lots of danger. Perilous times coming.

As governments adopt artificial intelligence, there’s little oversight and lots of danger April 18, 2019 6.43am EDT. The Conversation. Artificial intelligence systems can – if properly used – help make government more effective and responsive, improving the lives of citizens. Improperly used, however, the dystopian visions of George Orwell’s “1984” […]