Allowing the US to focus its military resources in the Pacific requires a division of labor within NATO that requires the Europeans to take responsibility for the defense of their continent, writes Antonia Colibasanu.
The European Commission will this week present its proposal on Artificial Intelligence (AI), seen as a step toward a new regulatory framework, promised by Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in her State of the Union, writes Marie-Françoise Gondard-Argenti.
The three camps of Lesvos, Old Moria, Moria 2.0 all tell a story of the multi-layered ecosystem which gives rise to the allure of quick fixes facilitated by technology. Yet the complexity of human movement is nothing but simple, writes Petra Molnar.
Dr Bertalan Mesko, PhD is The Medical Futurist and the Director of The Medical Futurist Institute analysing how science fiction technologies can become reality in medicine and healthcare. Along with John D. Halamka, President of the Mayo Clinic Platform, he...
This pandemic has called urgent attention to our healthcare systems and how we must fundamentally change the way we provide health and care as a priority, writes Jan-Philipp Beck, CEO at EIT Health. Jan-Philipp Beck is the CEO at EIT...
As I write, finally, cautiously, but steadily, things are beginning to return to a version of normal across Europe. For many of us, it’s like we are waking from a dream, or, maybe more accurately, some kind of nightmare. Abraham...
Organising ethical debates has long been an efficient way for industry to delay and avoid hard regulation. Europe now needs strong, enforceable rights for its citizens, writes Green MEP Alexandra Geese.
The conversation on banning certain uses of artificial intelligence (AI) is back on the legislative agenda. The European Commission's public consultation closed recently, leaving the EU to grapple with what the public think about AI regulation, write Nani Jansen Reventlow and Sarah Chander.
The European Commission’s new White Paper may be the most ambitious yet realistic government strategy for AI we have seen. Qualcomm’s commitment to expand its already AI R&D efforts in Europe are well aligned with its core values.
Last month, the Broadband Commission Working Group on Digital Health released a new report on how digital technologies can address the growing challenge of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and pave the way to universal health care coverage in low- and middle-income countries, write Ann Aerts and Harald Nusser.
Greenhouse gas emissions linked to digitalisation are rapidly increasing, despite efforts by tech groups to get more of their energy from renewables. The negative environmental effects need to be addressed more clearly than today, argues Mats Engström.
The European Commission’s recent outline of an artificial intelligence strategy does not give in to European Parliament calls to grant personhood for AI. The Commission is right in this, though not for the reasons mentioned in a recent open letter published by experts, writes Thomas Burri.
Europe’s bid to lead the digital and advanced technology trend will be lost if the EU and national governments don’t take steps to make skills development in digitisation their priority. Digital skills need to be conveyed at all levels and in all forms of education to ensure Europe’s global position, writes Martina Dlabajová.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is increasingly on the radar of EU policymakers – not surprising, given the technology’s potential to enhance the competitiveness of European industry while delivering significant societal benefits. But what steps can decision makers take to fully tap into the opportunities on offer?
Technology has revolutionised the financial industry, but we’re long overdue a revolution in the way we think about its future role and the policies that should govern it, write Daniel Schlaepfer and Hugo Kruyne.
Companies like Google and Amazon, as well as investment funds, are pouring millions of dollars into renewable energy. The use of predictive management tools and Artificial Intelligence is becoming more and more common in this process, writes Rodrigo Villamizar.
A discussion on algorithmic accountability and transparency is missing from Europe’s digital economy framework. Citizens need assurances that machines are treating them fairly, writes Liisa Jaakonsaari.
A hard and soft look at IT investments It s getting tougher and tougher to calculate costs and estimate benefits. No methodology can substitute for judgment. A new approach: total value of ownership. The McKinsey Quarterly,1998 Number 1, pp. 127...