"The compact largely ignores refugees’ labour rights. The omission risks turning refugees into cheap and unprotected labour for private enterprises and large transnational corporations."Behzad Yaghmaian
Professor of political economy, Ramapo College of New Jersey
"It should become clear to all that the continuing, systemic and vicious attacks on Polish courts and their judges are bound to produce consequences beyond Polish borders and constitute a clear and present danger to the EU legal system as a whole. This is no time for further dialogue or half measures."Laurent Pech / Patryk Wachowiec
Laurent Pech is Professor of European Law, Patryk Wachowiec is Legal Analyst
"I do believe the solution to kids' obsessions with their phones starts with a look in the mirror. The problem is you and your addiction to your phone; it's not your kid. Your kid is simply doing what he or she has seen you do."Jamie Lee Curtis
Award-winning actress, author of 12 best-selling children's books
"I don't see how Trump could achieve the kind of autocratic takeover Orbán achieved in Hungary so long as democracy remains vibrant - and the opposition continues to control government - in many powerful states in the Union (such as California and New York)."R. Daniel Kelemen
Professor of Political Science and Law, and Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Politics, Rutgers University, USA
"A rational and seemingly well-intentioned readiness towards dialogue with the Kremlin resulted in irrationally demeaning us all."Danylo Lubkivsky
Former Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine
"Every trivialisation strengthens the far right, as experience shows."Caro Keller
Anti-fascist collective NSU Watch
"“You ask me when and why I decided to leave, but, in fact, I did not have any choice.""Somali man, age 24
Mercy Corps study interviewee
"Viktor Orbán is leading Hungary away from the rule of law, from our fundamental rights, from EU solidarity, from the EU project. He is using public funds to wage a massive propaganda campaign against the European Union, against free movement and against the rule of law."Viviane Reding
Former Vice-President of the European Commision, responsible for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship
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But the European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation says he would still love to see post-Brexit Britain and the EU work together on science
Inspire Middle East
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As Brussels sets out its budget plans for 2021 onwards, it wants to see more investment in artificial intelligence technology
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“The benefit to all humanity should preside over the framework for EU civil law rules in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence,” leading experts in robotics and artificial intelligence wrote in an open letter.
An Uber self-drive car has been involved in an accident in Arizona, which killed a 49-year old woman. Uber has suspended its trials of autonomous vehicles in North America whilst the investigation is underway.
Rogue states and terrorists could exploit the technology for harmful means, say experts.
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Artificial intelligence in conflict--from robot soldiers to cyber warfare, what will it look like?
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At the 2017 edition of Web Summit, one of Europe’s most important tech events, Euronews asked several experts their predictions for the new
60,000 visitors converge on Lisbon for WebSummit where experts discuss the promises and pitfalls of ultra-fast tech developments.