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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
Biosecurity is national security
Cyberattacks and their disruptions have spurred governments worldwide to splurge on cyber defense, but the threat of pandemics has not prompted the same coordinated response. This must change if countries are to fully gear for future outbreaks.
Neil Maniar, Matthew McKnight  |  Aug  17,  2022
Sympathy for Germany
Germany, Europe’s largest economy, has long stood as worth emulating, especially as it helped the eurozone navigate the 2010 economic crisis and continued steady growth on its strong manufacturing and robust exports. But cracks have begun to show in this model as its overreliance on Russian oil and gas has emerged, along with underinvestment in key infrastructure.
Yanis Varoufakis  |  Aug  10,  2022
Mapping informal settlements in Latin America using AI
Latin America’s cities are being overwhelmed by burgeoning informal settlements, but AI is coming to the rescue for the region’s cash-strapped municipalities and NGOs, as The Yuan’s man on the scene, AI writer Alex McFarland explains.
Alex McFarland  |  Jul  27,  2022
EU’s AI Strategy Sets Goalposts for World
The EU has toiled in recent years to come up with a comprehensive framework to manage and regulate AI, while also promoting innovation and fostering trust and transparency, efforts bound to reverberate hugely not just in the bloc but in the whole world, and which may be a model for global AI regulation, if successful.
Claudia Schettini  |  May  31,  2022
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