Special series

Dataland: The evolution of artificial intelligence and big data

From Ireland's 'smart cities' to China's dystopian social credit system, artificial intelligence is changing our lives.

AJ Impact

EU unveils plan to regulate artificial intelligence

AI systems used in high-risk fields like health or policing would face legal requirements and tests by authorities.

EU unveils plan to regulate artificial intelligence

Inside Story

Will artificial intelligence take over the world?

From offices to living rooms, devices with human-like characteristics are creeping into our everyday lives.

Opinion

The genesis of robotic life and the future of humanity

The creation of the first 'living' robots will raise the question: What does it mean to be human?

Khaled Diab

by Khaled Diab

Khaled Diab

AJ Impact

Alphabet CEO backs temporary ban on facial-recognition technology

One concern is how AI could be used to create video or audio that shows anyone saying and doing anything, anywhere.

Alphabet CEO backs temporary ban on facial-recognition technology

AJ Impact

Google AI system could aid breast cancer detection: New study

US and UK researchers found artificial intelligence can improve the accuracy of breast cancer screenings.

Google AI system could aid breast cancer detection: New study

Science & Technology

Finland's AI 'Christmas gift' to EU citizens

A university course in understanding AI will be made available to all European Union citizens free of charge.

Finland offers Artificial Intelligence course as 'Christmas gift'

The Listening Post

Politics, porn and toxic world of deepfake

A look at world of deepfaking where artificial intelligence is used to manipulate viewers and spread misinformation.

AJ Impact

'Smart cities' are being urged to look beyond rich, white men

Advocates warn that a push towards technology risks leaving the poor, elderly and disabled behind.

'Smart cities' are being urged to look beyond rich, white men

Arts & Culture

Sony launches new AI unit for creation of robotic kitchen

Japanese electronics giant aims to change the ways we cook and eat, bringing AI and robotics to chefs' aid.

Sony launches new AI unit for creation of robotic kitchen

AJ Impact

Data collection, use exclude the most vulnerable: Researcher

A British research body says 'huge power imbalances' exist in terms of data governance and usage.

Data collection, use exclude the most vulnerable: Researcher

Special series

Tell the World: The Silent Plight of China's Uighurs

How mass detention camps and heavy surveillance in Xinjiang are affecting Uighurs not just in China but also abroad.

AJ Impact

Pope urges Silicon Valley to avoid slide towards new 'barbarism'

The Vatican is hosting Silicon Valley execs ahead of a possible papal document on artificial intelligence.

Pope urges Silicon Valley to avoid slide towards new 'barbarism'

United States

California moves to ban facial recognition on police body cameras

California ban reflects growing unease in the United States about the risks to privacy and civil liberties.

California moves to ban facial recognition on police body cameras

AJ Impact

The battle against wildlife poachers is increasingly high-tech

As conservation groups get smarter about technology, so do the poachers they are fighting to stop.

The battle against wildlife poachers is increasingly high-tech