Malcolm Byrne: AI will challenge our democratic systems - we must be ready
Deep fakes, cyber attacks and other technological threats are becoming increasing prevalent thanks to the rise of artificial intelligence. Now is the time to put preventative measures in place
One of the biggest issues in the next general and European elections will be Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its convergence with other emerging technologies. This will not just be around how AI will change virtually every element of society and the consequent policy implications, but also how it has the potential to shape the elections themselves.
For the newly established independent Electoral Commission, its biggest challenge will not be around the administration of those elections ...