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Ai and Faith: Reflections on 2018 and a Look Ahead to 2019

Ai and Faith: Reflections on 2018 and a Look Ahead to 2019

AI and Faith: Looking Back on 2018 Change is in the wind for Big Tech in 2019 after significant societal concerns in 2018 reversed the flow of disruption back on to the Disruptors.  While significant advances continued in data capture, predictive analytics, deep...

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“Identity” Rules On-Line Access (and Offline Too)

“Identity” Rules On-Line Access (and Offline Too)

Knock Knock ... Who’s there – and what can I let you in to do? In both the real and virtual world this question is no joke as it gets to the heart of the security and well being of a system. As more and more of our lives are lived online and automated systems are...

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Religious Intelligence: Why we should not fear robot priests

Religious Intelligence: Why we should not fear robot priests

  It is hard to find balanced articles on AI now-a-days. Thankfully, Sigal Samuel’s piece on Robot Priests is a refreshing exception. Avoiding sensational claims and click-bait titles, Sigal provides a well balanced report on how robots are becoming part of...

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Book Reviews: Social Media and the Destruction of Democracy

Book Reviews: Social Media and the Destruction of Democracy

American democracy has persisted for almost 250 years. This despite a couple of world wars, the Great Depression, multiple presidential assassinations and, of course, a civil war. Our democracy has been sufficiently robust to take these various disruptions, cataclysmic as they were, more or less in stride.

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Book Reviews: The Ethical Algorithm and A Human Algorithm

Book Reviews: The Ethical Algorithm and A Human Algorithm

Two buttoned-down AI scientists and a ‘can’t we all just get along?’ hippie walk into a bar . . .

OK, please forgive the click-bait opening sentence, but after reading these two very different books about the very same subject, I couldn’t help myself.

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