• Bishops need to engage the conversation now on driverless cars

    Bishops need to engage the conversation now on driverless cars

    • Dec 16, 2016

    By 2020 and certainly by 2025, we should expect to see cars next to us on the road where the driver is sleeping or watching a movie on the dashboard display. Decisions are being made that are the building blocks of future ethical behaviors, and it will be difficult to change them once they are in place.

  • Vatican ponders power, limits of artificial intelligence

    Vatican ponders power, limits of artificial intelligence

    • Dec 4, 2016

    Artificial intelligence is “an extremely important goal that has not been achieved yet,” said Stanislas Dehaene, a professor of cognitive neuroscience at the College de France, adding that “we don’t want to create a system full of machines that don’t share our intuitions of what should be a better world.”