Ernst Merkenich

Why all the hype about artificial intelligence? Could chatbots destroy humanity? Ernst Merkenich takes a look at the dangers of misuse, bias and inaccuracy.

Whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed back in 2013 the breadth and scale of the United States government’s internet surveillance program. Ernst Merkenich argues that it is only increasing.

Ernst Merkenich asks: Is Microsoft seeking to raise the dead?

People cherish their privacy and prefer explicit requests for consent as to how, when and by whom their data is used or shared, writes Ernst Merkenich.