Eternal life in cyberspace. Avatars created by artificial intelligence look, talk and apparently feel like the deceased individuals they are based on. The tech industry senses billions in potential sales. But is this really a welcome development?
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Financing the global shift away from fossil fuels could earn investors trillions, according to discussions at the World Economic Forum. But there's not enough data to get the money where it's needed.
Fundamental human rights could be at risk if AI technologies are used without due caution, the EU's rights agency says. It said AI can lead to discriminatory biases and perversions of justice if safeguards are lacking.
The coronavirus pandemic has revealed shortcomings in how Germany handles technology and data. With a new 240-point plan, Germany wants to become a global pioneer in utilizing user-generated data.
Use a voice assistant? Is "she" a slave to white male prejudice? Researchers Yolande Strengers and Jenny Kennedy say AI-driven voice devices in the home reinforce sexist stereotypes. But they've got a plan.
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