The Truth about AI

According to Stephen Hawking, AI (artificial intelligence) could lead to the end of the human race. As AI systems have been outperforming human-beings in various domains, should we start to worry whether humanity is on...

Unfinished AI

Even though engineers working in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) seem to be ambitious, daily developments seem to be more mundane. For instance, Google Duplex, which according to their website is capable of conducting natural...

The New age of Digital identity & its challenges

We are living in a world increasingly driven by data in every aspect of our lives with emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Big data, Blockchain & Cloud computing acting as the driving forces behind...

Pacing Along with Technology

Larry Downes argued in his book The Laws of Disruption that despite the exponential changes in the field of technology, there is an incremental change in economic, social and legal systems which becomes an unavoidable issue in...

Al-Jazari: Father of Robotics

Many of the tools, utensils, and machinery we use today, as well as the majority of the initial knowledge that formed the basis for the industrial revolution and earlier inventions, are the work of...

The Convergence of AI & VR – What You Can Expect

In the world of technology, convergence is the logical step. Just a few decades back you would have needed a dedicated pager, phone, camcorder, camera, handheld gaming device, GPS tracker, and a Walkman to...

Living in the Algorithmic Society

Given today's proliferation of latest technologies into our daily lives, it would be no exaggeration to say that a revolution occurred in the digital ecosystem. This revolution does not concern the technologies per se,...

Socializing AI

In our digital age, AI (artificial intelligence) applications outperform human-beings in various tasks. Being the real natives of the infosphere, artificial agents make us human-beings (aka analog creatures) to get used to this new...

Infographics Digest — Vol. 6

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Living with Sacred Technology

While technology extends to every region of our world, it has become the milieu in which we live as it has almost become a universal, dominating, virtually sacred force in our lives. One of the...

How to Design for Fairness with Machine Learning?

Machine learning is increasingly being used to predict individuals’ attitudes, behaviors, and preferences across an array of applications ranging from personalized marketing to precision medicine. Unsurprisingly, given the speed of change and ever-increasing complexity, there have...

AI forecast: ‘Disruption, then productivity’

There is growing concern about all the white-collar jobs that will disappear with the spread of machine learning and AI. It gets me thinking about slide rules. The connection is that innovation causes disruptions, then...

Dealing with Complexity through ‘Swarm AI’

Social phenomena involves webs of large numbers of elements that interact with each other in complicated, non-linear ways. These interactions create coherent structures and “emergent” properties. Seen in this way, social phenomena bears a relationship...

How Can AI and Humans Work Together?

In the movie Bicentennial Man, Robin Williams plays a robot that transforms people’s lives by helping them make their everyday tasks easier to accomplish- things like opening the window, cooking dinner, and cleaning the...

Merging Humanities with Machines

In the late 2000s, the terms "techie" and "fuzzy" became cultural touchstones: The "techies" majored in engineering and the sciences, the "fuzzies" in arts and the humanities. Polarization between the humanities and the sciences...

The Long Path of AI: Destructive or Transformative?

The field of AI (artificial intelligence), to those on the outside, must appear to be an orderly gathering of intellectuals collaborating at the cutting edge of technology. The reality is a bit different. Last...

Co-creating History with AI

A new division of history occurred with the advent of the digital information revolution, the way we now live described as hyperhistory. This new way of living is characterized by certain features: 1) Our technologies are...

From Data-vidual back to Individual: The Art of Authenticity in the Age of Big...

Common in AI research circles of the 1960s and early 1970s was the optimistic idea that everything concerning the operations of the human mind and behavior can be formalized as such an ‘effective procedure’....

Towards A Model of Algorithmic Fairness

In 1986, when Elie Wiesel, the Holocaust survivor accepted the Nobel Peace Prize, he told the assembled audience, ‘We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never...

The ABCDs of Fintech

Fintech industry has evolved by leaps & bounds ever since the last Financial crisis of 2008 and the advent of Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies in 2009. These two events actually provided just the right catalyst...