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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 ?

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A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Tim Stevens about the AI-cyber nexus

Interview with Dr Tim Stevens, Senior Lecturer in Global Security at the Department of War Studies, King’s College London, and head of the KCL Cyber Security Research Group. In your view, is the introduction of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies bringing about a change of paradigm in cybersecurity? Or is it more ...

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A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Christopher Whyte about the AI-cyber nexus

Interview with Christopher Whyte, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness program at Virginia Commonwealth University's L. Douglas Wilder School of Government & Public Affairs. Dr. Whyte's research focuses on issues of cyber conflict strategy with a particular interest in information operations and the emerging impact of artificial intelligence. He is author ...

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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 ...

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A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Nicholas Diakopoulos about AI in journalism

Interview with Nicholas Diakopoulos, associate professor in communication studies and computer science at Northwestern University where he directs the Computational Journalism Lab (CJL). His research focuses on computational journalism, including aspects of automation and algorithms in news production, algorithmic accountability and transparency, and social media in news contexts. One of the conclusions of the 2019 ...

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A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Prof Natali Helberger about AI in journalism

Interview with Natali Helberger, distinguished university professor of law and digital technology, with a special focus on AI, and affiliated with the Institute for Information Law (IVIR) of the University of Amsterdam. Her research focus is on how digitization, algorithms and AI are transforming the media and its implications for public values, diversity in the ...

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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.

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ESMH Press Review – September 2, 2020

Artificial Intelligence, Covid-19 resurgence & green recovery: check out the ESMH selection of 19 science & tech news published in the last weeks on the web. Pick your favourite from the most popular topics in the mainstream media!