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Artificial intelligence and personhood: Interplay of agency and liability
Cyber and Technology | Artificial Intelligence Mar 04, 2024

Artificial intelligence and personhood: Interplay of agency and liability

Questions around legal personhood for AI systems loom large given the potentially adverse consequences and the need to determine liabilities and remedial measures ...

Artificial imagination: Balancing innovation and rights in the era of generative AI
Cyber and Technology | Artificial Intelligence Mar 04, 2024

Artificial imagination: Balancing innovation and rights in the era of generative AI

Generative AI's impact on creative industries is unfolding through economic shifts and legal challenges, affecting job markets and redefining artistic originality ...

Why quantum technology may hold the key to alternative energy
Energy | Cyber and Technology Mar 02, 2024

Why quantum technology may hold the key to alternative energy

Quantum technology could be a viable source of energy creation and quantum batteries could offer a reliable replacement for lithium-ion batteries in the future ...

The paradox of innovation and trust in Artificial Intelligence
Cyber and Technology | Artificial Intelligence Feb 22, 2024

The paradox of innovation and trust in Artificial Intelligence

With Artificial Intelligence (AI) under increasing regulatory scrutiny, there is a concerted effort to dissect the dualistic nature of this technology ...

Silent battles, audible woes: The human cost of cyberattacks against critical infrastructure
Cyber Security | Cyber and Technology Feb 21, 2024

Silent battles, audible woes: The human cost of cyberattacks against critical infrastructure

Ensuring the safety of the most vulnerable is the most pressing concern on our path towards a more secure cyberspace ...

Pioneering progress: Exploring the frontiers of AI-driven growth
Artificial Intelligence Feb 08, 2024

Pioneering progress: Exploring the frontiers of AI-driven growth

AI is undeniably causing disruptions across the board. However, a shift in narrative is required to view AI as a constructive force, focusing on its potential to bring about positive changes. ...

Navigating the AI Frontier: Tackling anthropomorphisation in generative AI systems
Cyber and Technology | Artificial Intelligence Jan 31, 2024

Navigating the AI Frontier: Tackling anthropomorphisation in generative AI systems

Although anthropomorphisation in AI can improve user interaction and trust in systems, it can lead to unrealistic expectations, ethical dilemmas, and even legal challenges ...

AI risks for international peace and security
Cyber and Technology | Artificial Intelligence Jan 31, 2024

AI risks for international peace and security

AI already presents major risks for international peace and security. We must address the dangers of misuse. ...

The Manhattan Project for AI is a bad idea
Privacy & Data Protection | Cyber and Technology | Artificial Intelligence Jan 31, 2024

The Manhattan Project for AI is a bad idea

The “Manhattan Project for AI” oversimplifies the challenges associated with its governance. The dynamic nature of AI requires a fresh perspective, one that embraces collaboration and inclusivity. ...

Decoding AI in emerging economies
Developing and Emerging Economies | Cyber and Technology | Artificial Intelligence Jan 31, 2024

Decoding AI in emerging economies

AI in emerging markets has seen significant growth. Instead of steering its growth in the Global South, the Global North should forge closer partnerships with these countries ...

Artificial Intelligence: A cure for loneliness?
Cyber and Technology | Artificial Intelligence Jan 31, 2024

Artificial Intelligence: A cure for loneliness?

As generative AI becomes commercially accessible, it is being used to exacerbate loneliness as well as replace human care and relationships with artificially created synthetic relations ...

Deciphering AI-powered content moderation: Approaches, constraints, and future horizons
Cyber and Technology | Artificial Intelligence Jan 31, 2024

Deciphering AI-powered content moderation: Approaches, constraints, and future horizons

Content moderation practises increasingly rely on AI-powered automated moderation tools. There are a few exaggerated fears about the inefficacy of AI-powered content moderation that need to be tackled ...

Auditing AI: What is it and why does it matter for India?
Cyber and Technology | Artificial Intelligence Jan 30, 2024

Auditing AI: What is it and why does it matter for India?

To ensure that AI’s benefits are realised and risks are addressed, algorithmic auditing can help analyse how these systems operate, and in the process, mitigate wider societal harms ...

Vulnerabilities in Large Language Models
Cyber and Technology | Artificial Intelligence Jan 30, 2024

Vulnerabilities in Large Language Models

While LLMs possess the potential for immense value creation, realising this potential hinges on prioritising safety as much as innovation ...

Setting the guardrails for AI in weapons
Cyber and Technology | Artificial Intelligence Jan 30, 2024

Setting the guardrails for AI in weapons

Any governance of Artificial Intelligence (AI) needs to consider the deadliest applications of AI ...

AI standards and certification programmes in a competitive global landscape
Cyber and Technology | Artificial Intelligence Jan 30, 2024

AI standards and certification programmes in a competitive global landscape

Given the rapid pace of change in AI systems, the development of AI standards and certification programmes has become more urgent ...

With new tech comes new responsibilities
Cyber and Technology | Artificial Intelligence Jan 30, 2024

With new tech comes new responsibilities

Corporates which leverage algorithms need to hold themselves accountable to mitigate the harm caused by algorithmic systems until proper legislation is put in place ...

Guardians of tomorrow: How AI shapes the future of the armed forces
Cyber and Technology | Artificial Intelligence Jan 30, 2024

Guardians of tomorrow: How AI shapes the future of the armed forces

The ongoing narrative of AI in the military involves finding a balance between fostering innovation and seeking military dominance ...

From niche to norm: Crypto's journey to mainstream adoption?
International Affairs | Cyber and Technology Jan 22, 2024

From niche to norm: Crypto's journey to mainstream adoption?

The prospect of a Bitcoin ETF in India appears distant, however, a few financial platforms may offer a potential avenue for Indian investors ...

Climate change may kill data sovereignty
Privacy & Data Protection | Climate Change | Cyber and Technology Jan 16, 2024

Climate change may kill data sovereignty

Climate change is impacting data centres that are vital for a country's digital development. It is critical, therefore, for data centre strategies to account for future climate changes ...

Digital assets, real threats: Security challenges of cryptocurrency
Cyber Security | Cyber and Technology Jan 11, 2024

Digital assets, real threats: Security challenges of cryptocurrency

Millions of dollars in cryptocurrency have been stolen, yet remarkably, this issue is still in its infancy. It's crucial to formulate measures now before the situation gets out of hand. ...

AI governance outlook: A Global South perspective
Internet Governance | Artificial Intelligence Jan 04, 2024

AI governance outlook: A Global South perspective

The GPAI and G20 can play a paramount role in the non-weaponisation of AI and related technologies, and in ensuring that developing countries get equal access to technology ...

Imagining 2024: Digital Public Infrastructure’s global footprint
Cyber and Technology | Artificial Intelligence Dec 19, 2023

Imagining 2024: Digital Public Infrastructure’s global footprint

2024 will see a consolidation of global efforts to leverage the DPI model, and there are indications that the enthusiasm surrounding DPIs could infect the Brazilian G20 presidency too. ...

Global collaboration in integrated AI and biotech
Cyber and Technology | Artificial Intelligence Dec 15, 2023

Global collaboration in integrated AI and biotech

While addressing aspects of the synergy between Artificial Intelligence (AI) and biotechnology, the existing regulatory landscape will need more explicit coverage ...

Additive manufacturing in India
Artificial Intelligence Dec 14, 2023

Additive manufacturing in India

With the incorporation of emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and 4D Printing, additive manufacturing is to be one of the primary drivers of industrial growth in the future ...

Beyond speculation: Shaping realistic practices in generative AI
Artificial Intelligence Dec 11, 2023

Beyond speculation: Shaping realistic practices in generative AI

AI will lead to an age of radical abundance; the development of increasingly capable AI should be monitored to due to the risk they pose for societies at large. ...

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Anjjali Srivastav

Anjjali Srivastav

Anjjali Srivastav is a Research Intern with the Strategic Studies Programme at the Observer Research Foundation ...

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