Christian Ethics and Cannibalism

Pulse 1 April 2024 One of the most engaging movies on Netflix that I’ve watched recently is Society of the Snow, a 2023 survival drama directed by J.A. Bayona. This film is based on the true story of Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 which crash landed on October 13,...

AI and Healthcare

Pulse 18 March 2024 In November 2021, SingHealth and SGInnovate inked a partnership which seeks to leverage Artificial Intelligence to accelerate the transfer of ideas from bench to bedside. According to Medicus, a magazine published by Duke-NUS: The three-year...

Moral Machines?

Pulse 4 March 2024 In 2018, a group of scholars from the United States, Canada and Singapore published a paper entitled ‘Building Ethics into Artificial Intelligence.’ The paper discusses and examines ‘recent advances in techniques for incorporating ethics into AI …’...

Responsible AI

Pulse 19 February 2024 On 31 January 2023, Channel News Asia published an article which explores the question: ‘Who do you think should be responsible when artificial intelligence or algorithms malfunction: The programmer, manufacturer or user?’ As Singapore aims to...

Christian Secularism

Pulse 5 February 2024 For several decades, numerous scholars have devoted much time and energy to studying and analysing the phenomenon of secularism in modern society and culture. In the 1960s, sociologists such as Peter Berger forwarded what has been described as...

Care Bots

Pulse 15 January 2024 On July 6, 2023, the Channel News Asia website published an article by Reuters entitled ‘AI robots could play future role as companions in care homes.’ The article featured Nadine, an A.I. powered social robot invented by Nadia Magnenat Thalmann,...