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Sara Ibrahim

Main topics: technology, society, AI, digitalisation, ethics, data protection, governance, identity and minorities.

Writes about the impact of new technologies on society: are we aware of the revolution in progress and its consequences? Hobby: free thinking. Habit: asking too many questions.

epa01096613 Director of 'Google Earth' in Zurich, Samuel Widmann, presents the new 'Google Earth' enhancement 'Sky' during a press conference at the planetarium in Hamburg, Germany, 22 August 2007. The updated version makes use of mounted recordings by the astronomical telescope Hubble and photographs by Palomar Observatory, showing about 100 million stars to the Sky-user. EPA/ULRICH PERREY

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Google Maps – a Swiss story

This content was published on Few people know that behind Google Maps lies a Swiss entrepreneur’s intuition as well as the Alpine nation’s long history of cartography.

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The numbers that shaped debate at WEF 2024

This content was published on Technology, trade and traffic-stopping politicians were the talk of the town in Davos at the 2024 edition of the World Economic Forum.

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Michele Andina & Sara Ibrahim

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Decoding the human brain in Davos

This content was published on Artificial intelligence chatbots like ChatGPT generate remarkably human-like results. But how intelligent is it really?

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The sustainable fashion scene in Geneva

This content was published on Lots of shops are selling second-hand clothes and clothes made of recycled materials. The only problem is finding them, says Katia Vladimirova.

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How have your eating habits changed?

An increasing number of people in Switzerland chose a vegetarian or vegan diet various reasons. What are your experiences?

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What would a world without nuclear weapons look like?

Are nuclear weapons a means to ensure peace? Or are they a threat to the world? Join the discussion.

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Is AI going to help or hurt us?

Computers are proving capable of performing tasks that require human intelligence and to influence our decisions. Should we be letting them?

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To what extent do you think that online content recommendations, such as ads, influence your choices and everyday life?

We are working on a story about bias and the data behind content recommendation algorithms.

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