AI in Weapon Systems – Regulating the Robots 

How AI Changes the Future of Warfare

Copyright: U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Gary Granger Jr. – This Image was released by the United States Navy with the ID 130521-N-YR391-001.

 

In the past, civil society has often benefited from innovations in the military sector. The microwave, the ambulance and the Global Positioning System (GPS) are just a few examples of the components of our everyday lives that have emerged from military research. This logic could be reversed in the future. The rapid advances in civil research in artificial intelligence will radically change the future of warfare. Continue reading

“When – If Not Now? Who – If Not Us?” 

30 years ago the Velvet Revolution began with a demonstration in Prague.

 

It started all of a sudden, exactly 30 years ago. Then, it all happened very quickly. The communist regime, which had remained in power by force since 1948, had become hollow and rotten in Czechoslovakia. All that was needed was a strong signal to help democracy win. Continue reading

The European Platform Revolution 

Creating an Ecosystem Roadmap for Industry & Regulators

A joint event of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom 

and BDI e.V. – The Federation of German Industry

 

Kindly register for this event by 18. November at https://forms.gle/1Lry5vsBSavsuBRp6 *

 

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Registration & Light Lunch: 12:00h

Event: 12:30 – 14:00h

 

Venue: Friedrich Naumann Foundation, Avenue de Cortenbergh 71, B-1000 Continue reading

After the Elections is before the Elections 

Poland prepares for its presidential elections. The opposition still has to find itself.

 

During the marches for Independence Day, Poland’s re-elected national-conservative government distanced itself from the radical right-wing demonstrators and announced the composition of the new cabinet. The government is pressing ahead with its current agenda of restructuring the state. After all, after the election is before the election. And next year the presidential elections will take place. Continue reading