04/04/2023

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Socially beneficial Artificial Intelligence

Socially beneficial Artificial Intelligence

 

"Congregations, parishes, dioceses and the pastoral world in general must keep up with the times and innovate their technologies." - Eng. Riccardo Petricca

 

A webinar organised by the UISG was held on 29 March with Dr. Riccardo Petricca, a graduate in Telecommunications Engineering and a great researcher in the field of artificial intelligence and pastoral and digital ethics.


The event, entitled "The pastoral and educational challenges of artificial intelligence", conceived as a preparatory to the First International Meeting of the Communication of Religious Life to be held online from 27 to 30 November 2023, developed in three parts: in the first, Prof. Petricca explained some important notions including artificial intelligence, intelligent robotics, cybersecurity and the Metaverse.

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During the second part, however, the topic of digital pastoral care was explored in depth: institutions, including religious ones, must today learn not only to conceive of artificial intelligence as a technique that one can choose to use or not use, but as a real environment to be inhabited: "the Church has always been at the forefront in terms of morals and ethics; that is why today we are called upon to deepen these aspects. This is also the work of those who work in and for the Church."

05/04/2023

Fabiola

Greetings from India! Thanks a million for the informative and educative webinar, that delivered lot of information about the AI.

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