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Ban use of ‘lethal autonomous weapons’ - L'Osservatore Romano

Ban use of ‘lethal autonomous weapons’ - L'Osservatore Romano
Pope Francis on impact of artificial intelligence on humanity

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Pope Francis Delivers Address at G7 Summit on Artificial Intelligence

Pope Francis made history as the first Pope to address the G7 Summit in Apulia, Italy, on Friday. He spoke about the effects of artificial intelligence on the future of humanity, emphasizing its potential for both excitement and fear. The Pope highlighted the importance of ethical considerations in the development and use of artificial intelligence, urging for human control over the choices made by AI programs. He also warned against the potential dangers of AI reinforcing a "technocratic paradigm" and called for political action to ensure that AI is used for the common good. The Pope's address focused on the need for a shared ethical proposal and the importance of "healthy politics" to guide the responsible use of artificial intelligence.