Scientist opinion

Mattia Perreti a scientist's opinion about impact of AI on the newsroom

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Mattia Peretti about impact of AI on the newsroom

Studying the impact of AI on the newsroom, a scientist's opinion Interview with Mattia Peretti, manager of the project ‘Journalism AI’ at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). The project is funded by the Google News Initiative and started in April 2019. What is the aim of the project ‘AI in journalism’? ...

David Graus a scientist's opinion about AI-tools for journalists

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with David Graus about AI-tools for journalists

Developing AI-tools for journalists, a scientist's opinion Interview with David Graus, AI-researcher and data scientist working for FD Mediagroep in The Netherlands. Which AI-tools for journalists are you in your company developing? We are working on two project. One is called SMART Journalism, the other is called SMART radio. Both projects are funded by Google’s ...

A scientist's opinion Kalina Bontcheva, an ESMH interview

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Kalina Bontcheva about Technology & Disinformation

There is a strong need for data protection laws that can adequately address the challenges of user data being misused and harvested without consent by third-party applications, political parties/politicians, researchers, and others.

A scientist opinion, Trisha Meyer & Chris Marsden, an ESMH interview

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Dr Trisha Meyer & Prof Chris Marsden about Technology & Disinformation

"In struggling to find a sustainable business model for the online environment, many traditional media providers have become almost exclusively reliant on advertising."

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Jack Stilgoe about autonomous cars

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Jack Stilgoe about autonomous cars

I think the uptake of self-driving cars at scale will require substantial changes to behaviours, infrastructures and the rules of the road, as well as improvements in the technology inside the cars.

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Patrick Lin about autonomous cars

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Patrick Lin about autonomous cars

Computer vision, including algorithms that process images, still need improvement. They still have a hard time picking up small objects, like animals, as well as distinguishing shadows and dark spaces, like a pothole.

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Linda Amaral-Zettler about plastic pollution

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Linda Amaral-Zettler about plastic pollution

Every minute, the equivalent of one garbage truck of plastic waste enters the oceans. Plastic pollution is so ubiquitous that scientists have coined a new term for the marine environment: the plastisphere.

A scientist’s opinion : interview with Naomi Anne Fineberg about Screen addiction

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Prof. Naomi Anne Fineberg about screen addiction

There is consensus on the need for more study of Problematic Use of the Internet.

A scientist’s opinion : interview with Zsolt Demetrovics about Screen addiction

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Prof. Zsolt Demetrovics about screen addiction

Gaming is the most problematic internet related activity today.

A scientist’s opinion : interview with Tim Sweijs about Killer robots

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Tim Sweijs about “killer robots”

We should think about how to regulate and control their spread.