Originally published on https://zeitwurst.wordpress.com
Words by Tommaso Lecca, in Groningen
Professionals and academics urge for a deeper focus on ethical issues regarding artificial intelligence (AI). Increasing concerns are arising about robots’ behaviour and the way they will soon influence people’s lives. For example, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk announced earlier this week that he’s launching a startup called Neuralink. The declared aim is finding a way to merge human brains with computers to avoid human intelligence being overtaken by artificial devices. Continue reading “Ethics class for robots”→
The Dutch secularism has been challenged since the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster engaged a legal battle to be recognized as a religion. What might seem to be a complete nonsense for outsiders is actually a fight for a religious freedom and equality in the Dutch society. Many of the 12 000 members of the church registered in the Netherlands are meeting obstacles when wearing their religious headgear, a spaghetti strainer, in ID photos.Continue reading “The Flying Spaghetti Monster Lands on the Netherlands”→
The Night of the Guitars is a one-night music festival where musicians are invited to play cover songs by the most popular artists worldwide. I met two of the organizers–Peter and Everhard–to understand why this event has become so popular over the last ten years.
More info: www.nightoftheguitars.com