Pieter Buteneers writes algorithms for business processes. Computer systems learn and predict the preferences of consumers and anticipate their buying habits.
For years, scientists have raised concerns about the ethical implications of artificial intelligence. Facebook said it chose Germany because of its position "at the forefront of the conversation."
Some say it's sexist, some say it's science. Is there any solid reason why speech assistants are a default female voice?
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Once a tech front-runner, Germany now faces the mammoth task of catching up with today's AI giants. Angela Merkel has launched a broad initiative to transform lagging digital infrastructure and paper-based bureaucracy.
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