Mindful Futurism explores some of the societal and ethical implications posed by the development and increasing adoption of new emerging technologies and disruptive business models.
Are Robots Racist?
In 2016, Microsoft's artificial intelligence (AI) Twitter chatbot "Tay" caused controversy when it started using racist and sexist slurs and...
Driving into Absurdity?
“Alexa, what’s convenience culture?”
“Efficiency is the worship word for Silicon Valley culture” states Jan English-Lueck of San Jose University, describing the last decade’s trend of tech products and...
Our fake plastic truth: digital disinformation and celebrity porn
Earlier this year, the Sri Lankan government declared a ten-day state of emergency after a series of anti-Muslim attacks took place across the country. The violence was said to be sparked and inflamed by...