Cambridge Analytica: Political hijacking

When news broke that a firm was able to illegally harvest, analyse and use our own data against us, we were horrified. We couldn’t believe that a scheme like this could run for so long undetected. It wasn’t just terrifying but infuriating. The bodies to which we had entrusted power i.e Big Tech had failed us. It was becoming increasingly apparent that these tech gods couldn’t handle such a responsibility. This was the tipping point. People finally had enough. The whole Cambridge Analytica data scandal pointed to a larger issue – corporate accountability.

LIMITATIONS OF AGI

While Artificial General Intelligence has great potential, the field is still vastly undiscovered due to a plethora of reasons. Firstly, it lacks enough skilled personnel but this will soon change as the current wave of people are gearing up for jobs in this sector.   This field also sees limited funding, with the greatest amount beingContinue reading “LIMITATIONS OF AGI”

TikTok: A ticking time bomb?

One of the most popular apps of 2019, TikTok ruled the download charts in both the Android and Apple markets. Having more than 1.5 billion downloads and approximately half a billion monthly active users,TikTok definitely has access to a trove of user and with it: their data. A problem however, is that their key demographic is minors and with this arises the deeply sensitive question of how the data collected from these minors can be maliciously utilized.

Google Quantum Supremacy

When early reports had surfaced that Google had achieved quantum supremacy, it was met with skepticism. Even to those that were well-versed in quantum computing, this came as a surprise. To others, like me, the significance of this feat went over my head but let me assure you that this accomplishment is very important for the days to come.

EXPERT TESTIMONY

What kind of AGI-based products do you see coming into the healthcare IT industry? Adopting AGI systems in healthcare will take longer time than other domains / industries. It is due to complexity and sensitivity. AGI systems in healthcare would predominantly used in aiding to make decisions rather than making automatic decisions. I see threeContinue reading “EXPERT TESTIMONY”

AI Ethics : A Google conspiracy theory?

With more development and implementation of AI many pundits and experts have been very vocal of its potential and have called for a standstill in development or at least some regulations. These calls of action have even penetrated the heavy armour that Big Tech hides behind. Imagine letting just a single company toying with such powerful technology