ITGS Online

‘hanging out the dirty linen’ to delve into the ethics of IT’s role in society.

Vinge and Bostrom’s AI

Vinge wrote The Coming Technological Singularity: How to Survive in the Post-Human Era in 1993 where he predicted that “Within thirty years, we will have the technological means to create superhuman intelligence. Shortly after, the human era will be ended”. He argues that this is due to the imminent creation by technology of entities that […]

The committee to protect Journalists released a list of the “10 worst countries to be a blogger” to call attention to online oppression. Bloggers in Myanmar, Iran, and Syria work under some of the most repressive conditions in the world, facing regulation, intimidation, and even imprisonment. The world of blogging is becoming more popular with […]