Pontiff calls for advances in artificial intelligence and robotics to be “oriented towards respecting the dignity of the person and of Creation”
In its contribution to the ‘Consultation on the White Paper on Artificial Intelligence – A European Approach’, COMECE calls the EU institutions to adopt a human-centric approach to Artificial Intelligence (AI) in order to promote the common good and serve the lives of all human beings both in their personal and community dimensions.
Tech giants IBM and Microsoft today joined the Vatican in calling for greater regulation of facial recognition technology and “algorithmic conditioning” as they jointly signed a document prepared by the Pontifical Academy for Life and known as the ‘Rome Call for AI Ethics’.
The Vatican is calling on artificial intelligence giants (AI) like IBM and Microsoft “to humanise technology and not ‘technologise’ humanity”.
The benefits to humanity of technological advances depend on the measure those advances are used ethically, the Pope has said.
Would you want a robot for a priest? Like it or not, a $1 million machine named Mindar now preaches in a Buddhist temple in Japan.
Is there any future for “religion”? How might that idea change in the future? Will belief in gods die out altogether, or will new forms of worship emerge?