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Artificial allies

Despite potential risks, machines and humans can work together to improve the human condition

Fighting for a free internet

Fadi Chehadé is a specialist concerned about security — and says it’s not too late to fix things. How can we govern our virtual world?​

Delight in the simple joys

Failure, forgiveness, laughter: it’s all part of fatherhood

Dropping my defenses

A driving accident during my morning commute had unexpected consequences

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Who’s in charge?
How artificial intelligence is shaping our lives

Millions of data points are collected each second. And the more we utilize smart technologies or just browse the internet, the more data we produce. It’s incredibly convenient: artificial intelligence puts articles in front of our eyes on social media; it links us to others with similar interests; it tracks our heart rate and warns us if something’s wrong; it follows the path of forest fires and lets us know who needs to evacuate; or helps teachers give more individualized instruction. But we’ve also seen how it can be used to manipulate us and our societies. So who controls this data? Some experts have shared their insights with us to deepen the conversation about how to protect our freedom and our rights.

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A driving accident during my morning commute had unexpected consequences

Failure, forgiveness, laughter: it’s all part of fatherhood

Despite potential risks, machines and humans can work together to improve the human condition​

Fadi Chehadé is a specialist concerned about security — and says it’s not too late to fix things. How can we govern our virtual world?