Understanding the societal trajectory induced by AI, and anticipating its directions so that we might apply it for achieving equity, is a sociological, ethical, legal, cultural, generational, educational, and political problem.
Post Tenebras, Lux: An Awakening
By terribookman on May 9th, 2019 in Last Word, Magazine Articles, Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact
Transition phases are often arduous and chaotic. When we read about positive outcomes, we can fail to recognize the formidable gap between the initial disruption, and eventual transformation.
The Democracy Lag
By Caroline Lucas on March 28th, 2019 in Editorial & Opinion, Magazine Articles, Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact
U.K. democracy is out of date. It isn’t built to deal with digital tools that have unprecedented potential to manipulate the public.
Facts, Policies, and Values– The Democratic Triad
By Jeremy Pitt on March 15th, 2019 in Editorial & Opinion, Ethics, Magazine Articles, Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact
Politics required dialogue, deliberation, negotiation, and compromise. But now there is a dispute over the facts themselves.