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Don’t kill a humanoid: do machines deserve to have rights?

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How would one grant rights to machines? The matter still can’t be consulted with those concerned. Artificial intelligence will not tell us whether or not it feels people’s existing legal system is treating it...
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Will Robots Take Over Our Restaurants? A Startup View

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Tau Ventures is an applied AI fund in Silicon Valley and food automation is one of our core focuses including an investment in Blendid. Our view in Nov 2019 was that capital is plentiful,...
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Artificial Intelligence and the new frontiers of “brainsourcing”

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Towards the technological singularity? Alan Turing, father of Artificial Intelligence, already in 1937 asked himself: «but can machines think?». The phenomenon of AI, which is nothing more than the simulation of human intelligence through computer systems,...
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How armies of intelligent aerial robots will revolutionize the logistics industry

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Intelligent aerial robots are poised to change the transportation and logistics industry, but there are a few bottlenecks that we have to solve before aerial robots are seen in major cities delivering mails and...
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Silver Lining: The World that the Disruption Created

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In the famous book by Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson “Why Nations Fail” about creation of inclusive or extractive institutions in different countries, there is a section dedicated to the Black Death, or...
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Understanding the ground robots and other intelligent systems that come to humanity’s aid during...

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Currently, with the COVID-19 virus outbreak, most patients in hospitals across the world are at high risk of getting seriously ill with the virus. Patients with weak immune systems, pre-existing conditions, and old-age are advised to...
Artificial Intelligence and GDPR

AI and recents GDPR compliant regulations

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The algorithm is that set of rules to follow in the resolution of calculations, of computer type, that is a sequence of steps, to solve a specific problem; through them, you can instruct a...
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On Robot Rights: Can Robots Be Enslaved?

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Are people allowed to treat their robots anyhow they like? Can a person be “violent” to their robot? Should a robot be able to join a labour union? Can robots be subject of enslavement?...
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How Do We Regulate a Technology That Can Both Put an End to Mass...

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As the technology behind artificial intelligence continues to advance and expand into more markets and applications, the ethical ramifications behind this scientific breakthrough are becoming more complicated. Recently, the New York Times released a...