The failures of artificial intelligence: why it needs to be rethought

It is common to find articles and books on the digital society and artificial intelligence that begin or end with the mantra of “Are we ready for the changes that artificial intelligence will introduce?” Perhaps it is time to change the question to this other: ” Is artificial intelligence ready for the changes that we […]

Why a Ministry of Artificial Intelligence is not a crazy idea

At 27 years old, Omar bin Sultan Al Olama was appointed Minister of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the United Arab Emirates in October 2017. His country, a pioneer in creating a ministry in this field, tries to place itself at the head of the AI in the world, seeking to unseat countries such as the […]

Should governments put limits on artificial intelligence?

Artificial intelligence represents an opportunity for social progress similar to the industrial revolution or the implementation of the first computers. However, it can also represent the end of many of the freedoms that society has enjoyed so far. This technology has given us wonderful applications, such as early detection of cancer, personalized education, or optimizing […]

How to use artificial intelligence to achieve a more just society

The media, when they talk about artificial intelligence (AI), often jump from optimism to post-apocalyptic pessimism. Those supposed “machines that learn anything without human intervention” and that “are about to reach self-consciousness” will bring us incredible achievements on Tuesday morning; On Thursday afternoon it will be revealed in a televised gathering how there are both […]

What is Artificial Intelligence?

The term Artificial Intelligence is used to identify applications based on the combination of algorithms that allow creating solutions with capabilities similar to those of the human being. Those are solutions that learn and solve problems by imitating human cognitive abilities. For this, the machines are capable of applying algorithms that allow them to identify, […]