AI Technology: Empowerment Versus Ethics

Artificial intelligence or AI technology has the capability to make complex calculations, solve problems and improve inefficiencies much faster than the human mind. However, many engineers are voicing concerns about this accelerated growth and calling for universal ethical standards that would be built into machine intelligence. Without built-in ethics as a safeguard, they say the […]

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Government Upgrade: Integration of Drones and 5G to Improve Quality of Life

The transition to life in a world where computer-controlled drones regularly carry out everything from military sorties to pizza delivery is making some people nervous. For the most part, the public still hasn’t interacted with drones except when they hear about them on the news, typically not about anything pleasant. However, industry leaders are now […]

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Are Apps Causing Smartphone Addiction?

Smartphones are remarkably convenient, and they make our lives easier for sure, but is it possible they could also be making us unhealthy, too? Just look around the next time you’re out in public, at an event or family gathering. Pay attention to how many people are staring down at their phones, invested in the […]

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Should You Be Worried About Apps Tracking Personal Data?

For years now, maybe even decades, we’ve been living in a digital age. Anything and everything we do is quantified as data. The products we buy and prefer. The websites, apps, and media we consume. The places we go. All this information and more is being parsed into digital files, and it gets fed back […]

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What Can We Learn From the NHS Cyber Attack?

Hundreds of thousands of computers in 150 countries were recently infected with a Ransomware virus called WannaCry. This ransom software made it impossible for services like the National Health Service, the NHS, in England and Scotland to access their computer systems unless they paid an exorbitant fee in Bitcoin. More than a week later, companies […]

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