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Artificial intelligence and personhood: Interplay of agency and liability
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 remed

Artificial Intelligence in military operations: Where does India stand?
Aug 02, 2019

Artificial Intelligence in military operations: Where does India stand?

Policymakers must have a sound understanding of the objectives that AI seeks to achieve in the strategic context of India to disseminate artificial in

Artificial intelligence technologies have a climate cost
Feb 04, 2022

Artificial intelligence technologies have a climate cost

The AI-climate change link is understudied, not least because the largest companies working in this space are neither transparent nor meaningfully committed to understanding it

Artificial Intelligence: A cure for loneliness?
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 artif

Building responsible artificial intelligence
Mar 04, 2022

Building responsible artificial intelligence

As AI is rapidly developing, a robust government-led industry self-regulation regime should be put in place

Climate actions need both native and Artificial Intelligence
Apr 22, 2023

Climate actions need both native and Artificial Intelligence

By combining the power of AI with the wisdom of native intelligence, more effective climate actions can be developed

Crossroads of Artificial Intelligence: Higher Education and Research in India and China
Nov 11, 2020

Crossroads of Artificial Intelligence: Higher Education and Research in India and China

This paper offers a comparative study of India and China in higher-education reforms for the development of talent in artificial intelligence (AI), and in AI research. It analyses the AI development plans and strategies of the two countries, their automation readiness index, talent retention, and research output. The analysis is based on both primary and secondary sources including interviews, government and industry reports, and recognised ranki

Is China really building missiles with artificial intelligence?
Sep 22, 2016

Is China really building missiles with artificial intelligence?

In August, a Chinese daily reported that China’s aerospace industry was developing tactical missiles with inbuilt intelligence.

Lethal Autonomous Dragon: China’s approach to artificial intelligence weapons
Nov 15, 2017

Lethal Autonomous Dragon: China’s approach to artificial intelligence weapons

China does not want to be at the receiving end of a technological asymmetry in what may very well be the conventional approach to war in the future. I

Mad Street Den: Building generalisable Artificial Intelligence architectures at scale
Nov 06, 2020

Mad Street Den: Building generalisable Artificial Intelligence architectures at scale

Retail is among the most ‘legacy’ industries there is today. Coupled with the fact that the consumer buying today is nothing like the industry out

Naval missile systems and the limits of artificial intelligence
Sep 17, 2016

Naval missile systems and the limits of artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence is considered to be an indispensable component of new-age naval weapons like hypersonic missiles.

Responding to the arrival of Artificial Intelligence
Dec 06, 2016

Responding to the arrival of Artificial Intelligence

The progress of AI has been attributed to three main factors — the availability of Big Data from sources such as social media, e-commerce, governmen

Responsible Artificial Intelligence (AI) governance using a relational governance framework
Feb 09, 2023

Responsible Artificial Intelligence (AI) governance using a relational governance framework

A relational governance framework could help ensure that the benefits of AI are maximised while minimising potential harm.

The paradox of innovation and trust in 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

The promise and perils of Artificial Intelligence partnerships
Jun 23, 2021

The promise and perils of Artificial Intelligence partnerships

AI can be a force for good. It has emerged as one technology of particular importance because of its role as an accelerator, its versatility, and its wide applicability. But challenges include standards-setting, supply chain resilience, talent retention, and data policy

The urgent challenge of Artificial Intelligence regulation
Nov 29, 2023

The urgent challenge of Artificial Intelligence regulation

States are not ready to commit to a global regulatory regime for AI. At best, they may be willing to enter into bilateral or minilateral regimes to re

What can artificial intelligence tell us about the scale of Covid-19 in China?
Oct 09, 2020

What can artificial intelligence tell us about the scale of Covid-19 in China?

How is the discrepancy between the Chinese government’s own words and the statistics it released is so pronounced? The answer to this question can b

Why artificial intelligence needs a new name for better regulation
Jan 29, 2021

Why artificial intelligence needs a new name for better regulation

To regulate entities and aid in better rulemaking, it is important to get the nomenclature right.

#AIForAll: कृत्रिम बुद्धिमत्ता के लिए केंद्रीय नियामक मुद्दे
Jul 29, 2023

#AIForAll: कृत्रिम बुद्धिमत्ता के लिए केंद्रीय नियामक मुद्दे

कृत्रिम बुद्धिमत्ता (Artificial Intelligence) के नियमन के वास्ते एक उपयु

#AIForAll: कृत्रिम बुद्धिमत्ता के लिए केंद्रीय नियामक मुद्दे
Jan 21, 2022

#AIForAll: कृत्रिम बुद्धिमत्ता के लिए केंद्रीय नियामक मुद्दे

कृत्रिम बुद्धिमत्ता (Artificial Intelligence) के नियमन के वास्ते एक उपयु

10 themes that will dominate headlines in 2018
Jan 02, 2018

10 themes that will dominate headlines in 2018

If 2017 saw the rise of the ‘spin’ — any event or news was butchered and battered until it yielded a pre-determined narrative — 2018 will see

A new class of zero days and autonomous weapons systems
Nov 12, 2018

A new class of zero days and autonomous weapons systems

What if there was a new class of zero days on the horizon? What if, even if it was a known zero day, it wouldn’t necessarily be able to be patched,

A.I. in the Chinese military: Current initiatives and the implications for India
Feb 11, 2020

A.I. in the Chinese military: Current initiatives and the implications for India

The different service arms of China’s armed forces are all undergoing substantial transformation, including exploring the possibilities of integrating Artificial Intelligence (AI) to boost their combat power and effectiveness especially in a time of war. This paper evaluates the significance and potential of AI in improving China’s military capabilities. Chinese official documents and their enunciation of military doctrine indicate that the c

Additive manufacturing in India
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

Ahead of the curve: Chinese tech dominance
Aug 11, 2023

Ahead of the curve: Chinese tech dominance

The strategic foresight shown by China in the cultivation of virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and digital currencies paves China’s long mar

AI Governance in India: Aspirations and Apprehensions
Dec 06, 2023

AI Governance in India: Aspirations and Apprehensions

The Observer Research Foundation’s first Tech Huddle was held on 23 November 2023 and focused on the governance of artificial intelligence (AI) in India, highlighting the rapid growth and adoption of AI as well as the complexities associated with developing regulatory frameworks for it. AI governance is in its infancy, both globally and in India, and grapples with issues such as the explainability of AI systems as well as the embedded biases, s

AI has a gender problem. Here’s what to do about it
Apr 16, 2018

AI has a gender problem. Here’s what to do about it

Today, machines reflect regressive, patriarchal ideas that have proven to be harmful to society. If this continues, technology may no longer usher us into a post-gender world.

AI policy analysis: AIDP of China vs. India’s NITI Aayog AI policy paper
Jul 10, 2019

AI policy analysis: AIDP of China vs. India’s NITI Aayog AI policy paper

Tighter collaboration between private, government, nonprofits and educational institutes will be the key to India’s development of new-age technolog

AI replicating same conceptions of gender roles that are being removed in real world
Jun 17, 2017

AI replicating same conceptions of gender roles that are being removed in real world

There is nothing inherently empowering or sexist about technology. It just reflects the values of its creators.

AI मुळे सॉफ्टवेअर क्षेत्रात होणारे आमूलाग्र बदल
Aug 14, 2023

AI मुळे सॉफ्टवेअर क्षेत्रात होणारे आमूलाग्र बदल

सॉफ्टवेअर सेवा उद्योगात AI म्हणजेच कृत्रिम बुद्धिमत्तेला महत्त्व प्राप्त होत आहे. त्यामुळे भारतातील टेक कंपन्या याला कसे सामोरे जातात त्यावर या क्षेत्रातली रोजगार निर्�

AI लिंगभेदाचा महिलांवर विविधस्तरांवर प्रभाव
May 01, 2023

AI लिंगभेदाचा महिलांवर विविधस्तरांवर प्रभाव

AI सिस्टीममध्ये दिसणार्‍या या लिंगभेदाचा महिलांवर विविध प्रकार आणि स्तरांवर प्रभाव पडला आहे, ज्यात पूर्वग्रहदूषित नियुक्ती प्रणालीपासून स्त्रियांना होणारे अनन्य नुकस�

America’s effort to address competitive gaps with China
Feb 16, 2022

America’s effort to address competitive gaps with China

US lawmakers have sought to make several commendable moves but their plan still comes up short

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

AUKUS: An Asian and European perspective
Sep 30, 2021

AUKUS: An Asian and European perspective

Australia will need to bridge the trust deficit that joining the AUKUS has created with its European allies

Beyond Cyber Fires and Ukraine: PLASSF Impact on a Sino-Indian Conventional War
Sep 01, 2023

Beyond Cyber Fires and Ukraine: PLASSF Impact on a Sino-Indian Conventional War

The ongoing Russia-Ukraine war has served as a laboratory test to assess the effectiveness of Cyber Warfare (CW) capabilities. It would be misleading, however, to extrapolate sweeping conclusions from this conflict about the relative ineffectiveness of CW. Rather, diligence should be exercised by Indian strategic and military planners in assessing the CW capabilities of the People’s Liberation Army Strategic Support Force (PLASSF) and enhancing

Beyond speculation: Shaping realistic practices in generative AI
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

Beyond the ‘Lethal’ in lethal autonomous weapons: Applications of LAWS in theatres of conflict for middle powers
Dec 21, 2018

Beyond the ‘Lethal’ in lethal autonomous weapons: Applications of LAWS in theatres of conflict for middle powers

Even as Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS) promise to revolutionise the battlefield, very little analysis moves beyond the great powers to examine the interests that middle powers may have in these systems. Shaped by their own geostrategic contexts, demographic issues and geography challenges, countries like India, South Korea, Indonesia or the Philippines may find utility in LAWS for improving the efficiency of their forces, reducing both

Bike-sharing’s new life in China after lockdown
Oct 09, 2020

Bike-sharing’s new life in China after lockdown

Because of the pandemic, shared vehicles are edging into the mainstream, slowly overtaking public transport and private cars as the favoured way of tr

Building a case for decentralised AI ethics
Oct 18, 2021

Building a case for decentralised AI ethics

A user-centric bottom-up approach to ethics in AI could be the answer to regulating AI innovation that is usually too fast and dynamic for a central r