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Review on Countering Extremism and Hate Speech. October 2021 (II/II)

The 40 most-consulted LinkedIn posts on the topics of counter-extremism and countering hate speech by Thorsten Koch, MA, PgDip. Second half of October, in descending order. Since mid-2017, we have…

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The Internet as a Safety Net and a Productive Imaginary

by Tungamirai L Kan’ai, MSc, BA Associate Policyinstitute.net Introduction The Internet, also known as the World Wide Web, has – over the years – evolved in ways that it continues…

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Germany after the flooding: Suggestions for climate protection and adapted reconstruction

by Thorsten Koch, MA, PgDipPolicyinstitute.net According to Federal Interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU), the Federal States’ position is that disaster control should remain within their competences. However, the Federal Government…

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Flood Disaster in Germany: in Search of Solutions

by Thorsten KochGermanPolicy.com The situation in the wake of the severe floodings in the west of the Federal Republic of Germany has stabilized. Authorities in North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate announced…

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Sean Li explains the moderation of audio content on a social network

Content shared on social platforms can be non-conspicuous, but it can also cause issues and even comprise hate speech, necessitating moderation. Thus far, companies regulate their content largely on their…

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Dr. Howard: “We should not gender” robots

by Thorsten Koch MA, PgDip The TWIML AI Podcast this week welcomed Dr. Ayanna Howard, a roboticist and Dean of the College of Engineering at Ohio State University. Her recent…

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IMPORTANCE OF BIOTECHNOLOGY FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF BRAZIL

ALVES, Karoline Frazão; DE ANDRADE, SuelinI Undergraduate student in Bioprocess Engineering and Biotechnology at the Federal University UFPR Palotina campus;II Undergraduate student in Bioprocess Engineering and Biotechnology at Federal University…

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A comment relating to the YouTube video ‘The Age of A.I.’

Having watched the video, I am deeply disappointed. There are examples of the use of AI, including a recreation of two existing persons. I will refer to avatars in this…

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AI and Human Failure: Blaming the Machine? | Brief

Another example of the principle known as diffusion of responsibility: blaming the machine. This is not about airplane autopilots but of machine intelligence and automatization which are made use of…

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83 percent of Germans use online messengers | GermanPolicy.com

Almost every 16 to 24 year-old in Germany uses online messenger services. This is the result of a survey commissioned by the Federal Network Agency. The most popular service in…

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