Art-ificial or Art-istic Intelligence?
Computers are already learning how to compose music, write novels and draw like Picasso. But is AI capable of creating art on its own?
The AI cyber nexus: mending defences, recasting threats
AI could help improve cybersecurity practices, making for a safer online world. On the flipside, its inbuilt technical traits bring new risks and threats. So what is changing in cybersecurity with AI, and how can we manage the changes ?
Prof. Wayne Koff : ‘AI can help us design better, safer and faster vaccines’
Wayne Koff, PhD, is the founding president and Chief Executive Officer of the Human Vaccines Project. Human Vaccines Project Prior to joining the Project, from 1999 to 2016, Koff served as Chief Scientific Officer and Senior Vice President of Research and Development at the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) in New York City, leading IAVI’s ...
AI in journalism : with power come responsibilities
Media organisations worldwide show a growing awareness and adoption of artificial intelligence for information gathering, storytelling and news distribution. Given the potential transformative power of AI in journalism, media organisations must consider how best to use AI tools to fulfill their mission. They should reflect on the impacts that AI in journalism has on democracy, diversity and public values.
Deepfake, shallowfake and speech synthesis: tackling audiovisual manipulation
Despite alarmist news stories about deepfake heralding the end of democracy or truth itself, the technology – for better or worse – is far from perfect, which suggests that there is still a window of opportunity to prepare society, institutions and regulatory frameworks for the moment it is. The state of play Deepfakes (i.e. synthetic ...
Meet the new Members of the STOA Panel
The new leading team of the Panel for the Future of Science and Technology (STOA) for the next 2,5 years was elected on 24th of October 2019 by the Members of the Panel.
Do we need an ethical charter or European agency for Artificial intelligence ?
Artificial intelligence and robotics are seeping further and further into our lives. Although they are convenient, these new technologies also raise a number of legal and ethical questions. These are some of the challenges in the focus of the attention of the Panel for the Future of Science and Technology (STOA) of the European Parliament ...