Posts Tagged ‘Artificial intelligence (AI)’

Artificial intelligence “rewriting the Holocaust”

Thursday, July 4th, 2024

UNESCO denounced the explosion of Holocaust denial and falsification on social networks in a report published in 2022. On the Telegram messaging service, for example, almost half the content linked to the genocide of the Jews was antisemitic. This was also true for one in five Twitter messages devoted to the subject. Two years later, Read more

Pope Francis urges G7 to balance AI benefits and risks

Monday, June 17th, 2024
Pope Francis G7

Pope Francis addressed the G7 summit in Puglia, Italy, where he gave a speech focusing on the complex impact of artificial intelligence (AI), emphasising its significant potential and considerable risks. Francis is the first Pope to address the forum, bringing together leaders of the US, UK, Italy, France, Canada, Germany and Japan. The Pope was Read more

Alarm sounded over Artificial Intelligence “diabolic” threat to kids

Thursday, May 2nd, 2024
Artificial Intelligence threat

In a joint address, the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) and the Australian Federal Police (AFP) raised serious concerns about the escalating artificial intelligence threat. ASIO Director-General Mike Burgess and Australian Federal Police Commissioner Reece Kershaw said they were increasingly concerned about how AI was being “weaponised”. Commissioner Kershaw said he was particularly concerned about Read more

Fr Justin, AI priest laicised

Monday, April 29th, 2024
AI Priest

Catholic Answers, a nonprofit organisation dedicated to apologetics, has reaffirmed its commitment to using artificial intelligence (AI) despite facing backlash over its recent AI priest “Father Justin”. The AI priest project, launched on April 23, aimed to provide users with accurate information about Catholicism. However, the AI priest project quickly sparked controversy when users reported Read more

Vatican names Google AI boss to scientific academy

Monday, March 11th, 2024

On Friday, the Vatican named artificial intelligence pioneer Demis Hassabis, head of Google DeepMind, to its scientific academy, as Pope Francis seeks to influence the expansion of technology. The 47-year-old Briton was included on a list of experts named to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, alongside Nobel prize-winning physicists Andrea Ghez and Didier Queloz. Founded Read more

‘AI Girlfriends’ Are a Privacy Nightmare

Monday, February 19th, 2024

You shouldn’t trust any answers a chatbot sends you. And you probably shouldn’t trust it with your personal information either. That’s especially true for “AI girlfriends” or “AI boyfriends,” according to new research. An analysis into 11 so-called romance and companion chatbots, published on Wednesday by the Mozilla Foundation, has found a litany of security Read more

AI learns Gregorian chant

Monday, October 9th, 2023

Hundreds of thousands of Latin chant pieces have been digitised and made available to the general public thanks to the use of artificial intelligence. Behind the imposing rood screen, about forty Benedictine nuns take their places in the choir stalls as their superior intones, Deus in adjutórium meum inténde (“God, come to my assistance”). Seven Read more

Australia to require AI-made child abuse material be removed from search results

Monday, September 11th, 2023

Australia will make search engines like Google and Bing take steps to prevent the sharing of child sexual abuse material created by artificial intelligence, the country’s internet regulator said on Friday. A new code drafted by the industry giants at the government’s request will require search engines to ensure that such content is not returned Read more

Judiciary to use AI for writing decisions, reports

Thursday, September 7th, 2023

Turkish Supreme Court head Mehmet Akarca has announced that artificial intelligence (AI) systems will be utilised in some judicial tasks, such as composing reasoned decisions and preparing reports, local media reported on Sept 3. The Supreme Court has been harnessing technological advancements for a while, already establishing an AI-supported virtual centre disseminating precedents of the Read more

AMA calls for stronger AI regulations after doctors use ChatGPT to write medical notes

Monday, July 31st, 2023

Australia’s peak medical association has called for strong rules and transparency around the use of artificial intelligence in the healthcare industry after warning doctors in Perth-based hospitals not to write medical notes using ChatGPT. The Australian Medical Association said in its submission to the federal government’s discussion paper on safe and responsible AI, seen by Read more