How Science Fiction inspires scientists

Spiraling into the future by Christopher Ottesen.

Thinking up new ideas and theories before technology can support them requires imagination, vision, and an open mind. This article explores how visionary science fiction writers lays the groundwork for technological inventions long before the required technology exists. The science fiction genre has been called the “literature of ideas”. While humans have always speculated about futuristic…

Fear not – AI won’t take over in the imminent future

Within the recent decades, and even centuries undertakings done by humans have seen automation and machine replacements. The affected people and groups have subsequently transitioned to new occupations and the world has moved on. Such as when machines took over as the main driver within the textile industry during the Industrial Revolution (Wikipedia, 2016) or…

Ethical challenges that Data Science faces

Challenges such as data quality, models, algorithms, processing power and processing speed are well spoken challenges within data science, but one highly important challenge that rarely get mentioned is the ethical aspect of Data Science (Presthus, 2012). With the rise of even more connected devices, digital services and automated systems the amount of data that…