Can a Computer Stop a Bullet? – A.I. and the Battle to Prevent Mass Shootings

Motley Staff Writer John Hunter talks to the founder of NeverAgainTech, Shreya Nallapti about her artificial intelligence invention to predict and prevent mass shootings.  Shreya Nallapati tells Motley she is part of “the mass-shooting generation”. Born in Denver, Colorado in 2000, Nallapati grew up in the shadow of the state’s infamous mass-shootings: the Columbine High School shooting in 1999, the Aurora Movie Theatre shooting in … Continue reading Can a Computer Stop a Bullet? – A.I. and the Battle to Prevent Mass Shootings

Down to Earth: Artificial Intelligence Revolutionising Farming

MIT freshman and founder of PlantumAI Neil Deshmukh talks with Motley’s Stephen Moynihan about his community tech venture to help identify crop disease with AI.  When most people think of artificial intelligence, they’ll think of our Star-Trek like homes where lights can respond to the sound of our voice, or the ability to arrange our deliveries of essential products on a weekly basis is facilitated … Continue reading Down to Earth: Artificial Intelligence Revolutionising Farming

Will AI be the next Religion?

  Célio Fioretti looks at the implications of AI on our faith systems and the implications of such.  With respectively 2.2 billion and 1.8 billion followers, Christianity and Islam are the two biggest religions in the world. Yet, the number of non-believers continues to grow in the West and are now the third biggest group of population (1.1 billion) before Hinduism and Judaism. According to … Continue reading Will AI be the next Religion?

Machinations: The Effects of AI on the Job Market

  It’s a simple fact now that with the development of Artificial Intelligence, many industries are swapping out human workers for machine ones, and more increasingly in sectors previously thought to be safe from such developments. But this isn’t new information…Tadhg MacCionnaith discusses.    Artificial Intelligence is often seen as a threatening thing largely thanks to the idea that AI will represent something created by … Continue reading Machinations: The Effects of AI on the Job Market

The Sky is Not the Limit: Why we need to continue researching space amidst global catastrophe

    The 21st century, with all its progress in science and technology has enabled us to reach Mars, develop Artificial Intelligence and so much more….Yet, a single virus brings us to a complete standstill in a few weeks? Shivika Marwaha discusses if there should be changes in priorities for science and research in future.    “What good is it to conduct microgravity experiments when … Continue reading The Sky is Not the Limit: Why we need to continue researching space amidst global catastrophe

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The Ocean Wide: A Eulogy for Fungie the Dingle Dolphin

by Grace Claro Well, here we all are in October, woe begotten, exasperated, stressed, and fed up with what has been a most unprecedented year. Somehow it felt as though things just could not get any worse in 2020. What else could this cruel existence send our way?  Then it was as though the sky fell in and cast a desperate gloom over the country, … Continue reading The Ocean Wide: A Eulogy for Fungie the Dingle Dolphin