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ASEAN governments regulate AI Software as a Medical Device
The COVID-19 pandemic tested the efficiency of healthcare, especially in emerging markets like Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. Most of the industry’s pain points are being solved and automated by AI, and these solutions continue to learn and evolve as they crunch reams of data, but the question remains: Are the regulations ready to catch up with fast-learning AI software in the market?
Michelle Louise Jose  |  Nov  04,  2022
Public health funding today keeps the doctor away
America’s chronic underinvestment in public health and disease prevention left it poorly prepared for the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and as the pandemic begins to wane, such mistakes are being repeated as public health spending is being cut back. A more proactive approach is needed to improve Americans’ health, increase the country’s readiness for the next pandemic, and free up funds to be spent on other priorities.
William A. Haseltine  |  Oct  04,  2022
Can AI and robots have rights, duties? The EU’s legal approach
Some researchers suggest so-called ‘electronic persons’ will surpass humans in intelligence by 2050, potentially rendering humans obsolete.This scenario prompts a needed discussion on whether a universal standard of rights and obligations must be devised for robots and artificially intelligent persons. This article will focus on the current legal approach proposed by the EU.
Claudia Schettini  |  Sep  30,  2022
Ongoing AI governance initiatives and possible next steps
Regulation of AI systems and automated decision-making is gleaning more attention in global legislative, policy, regulatory and professional circles. The world is seeing a proliferation of initiatives as AI and Big Data support swift developments across almost every area - especially in health.
Ivana Bartoletti  |  Sep  19,  2022
Emotional AI and biometric data governance
Emotional AI has received a great deal of both interest and scrutiny, from its applications in shaping public opinion, enforcing airport security, and even predictive policing to prevent crimes before they happen. The ethical concerns that arise from this mean the world must change how it views emotional AI, update the legal framework governing its use, and treat it just as it would other sensitive personal data and privacy rights.
Claudia Schettini  |  Sep  08,  2022
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