How useful can machine-learning be in dealing with vectors of disinformation such as deep fakes or bots, and what are the implications of AI-powered fact-checking and deprioritising systems for media pluralism and freedom of expression?
Junk, food, digital assistants in the workplace, technology & social polarization : check ESMH selection of 23 science & tech news published in the last 2 weeks on the web. Pick your favorite from the most popular topics in the mainstream media !
AI challenges democracies but democratic institutions, especially in the EU, are not mere bystanders and are in the process of supporting AI and providing a legal framing, through education and regulation.
Lab-grown meat, alternative fuels, GMO labels and pseudo-science : check the latest ESMH selection of 17 science and tech news published in the last 2 weeks on the web. Pick your favorite from the most popular topics in the mainstream media!
Research on autonomous cars has received a boost from the European Parliament, but the technology still raises many questions. Can it be safe and ethical? Will it totally eliminate the need for human drivers? And, of course: when will this happen?
Self-driving vehicles, extinction of megafauna, the positive effect of AI on doctors: check the latest ESMH selection of 18 science and tech news published in the last two weeks all around the web. Pick your favourite from the most popular topics in the mainstream media!
Scott Brennen from the Oxford Martin Programme on Misinformation, Science, and Media investigates how changing media structures and technologies are shaping the scientific information and scientific misinformation.
How to tackle disinformation in science? How scientists and journalists could work better together in order to prevent misinformation? The knowledge lab of the ESMH on 6th February will take a closer look at some initiatives.