AI Ethics — Licensed edited by author

In recent years, financial inclusion has been the to-go term in every discussion about inclusive and ethical economic development. New forms of financial institutions are sprouting and quickly gaining the public’s trust by adopting the latest technology for their banking services, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Decentralized Tech, Quantum computing, etc.

The question that remains is whether these banks need to establish a moral code for their use of technology, especially in the practice of AI. Before attempting to answer the core question, let’s take a quick look at a few underlying narratives.

Financial Inclusion: Definition and Goals

As the name itself suggests, financial inclusion…


The fast pace of the world today demands a faster adaptation to all of us. We’re used to thinking that it’s the economics that sets this fast tempo in an ever-growing necessity to circulate the money and extend profits and efficiency.

Yet, it’s also the rapid evolution of technology, the growth of the human population and expanding and diversification of social structures that impose new trends of the market.

As such, companies have to constantly keep a step ahead.

With the rising competition on all levels and the emergence of more and more disruptive start-ups, corporate innovation has become a…


In a social context, trust has several connotations. Definitions of trust typically refer to a situation characterized by two aspects: One party is willing to rely on the actions of another party; the situation is directed towards meeting an objective.

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The concept of trust has been heavily debated and contested across many contexts, including its role in crypto space. …


The modern technology is fascinating if one thinks about the power that every person carries in their pockets. Even a hand-sized smartphone, today, has more computing power than the military computers from 50 years back, which occupied entire rooms.

However extraordinary these leaps in the knowledge of science and research might be, there are still some problems which cannot be solved by these computers. It is believed that quantum computers are the solution to these problems

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The computer industry is often found to be compelled towards making computational operations more efficient since the classical methods have reached their limits of…


Creativity isn’t about a new age, hipster, or beatnik look or lifestyle; you don’t have to don a new personality or even learn a fine art to be creative. Creativity is inherent in all of us, from the dentist that designs a perfect new smile to the house movers that know just where to put furniture to make a room beautiful.

“We’re all creative, it’s just some of us earn our living by being so.” ― John Hegarty, Hegarty on Advertising

Creativity is simply the expression of self through creation.

All you have to do to be creative is to…


Art and design — both involve compositions, using physical and visual means. Both share a base of knowledge and skill. Both involve applying imagination and creativity to the concepts they address. And yet they are not the same — obviously, you might think, of course, they are not the same. Difference between art and design is a continuing debate — So, Is there a difference?

As both fields have developed over the years, people have tried to separate the two. This is more difficult than one might think.

Design is no longer following cut and dried rules, and art is…


The word Renaissance means “rebirth”. Following the Dark and Middle ages and their associated turmoil and stagnation, not to mention the Black Death, Europe experienced a rebirth of sorts with a rediscovery of math, philosophy, astrology, astronomy, science, and literature and art witnessed a great revival within the 200 years, i.e., from 1400 to 1600.

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While many principal characteristics of renaissance art have been influencing the modern world, this phase had led towards a spiritual thinking wherein people began exploring the philosophy of humanism

With the advent of the printing press, knowledge was for the first…


The word “culture” is used in different ways by different people. To some, it might mean a string quartet and the use of multiple utensils at dinner. To others, it might be used in a vague way when planning a holiday overseas. If you are a scientist it means a petri dish full of microorganisms.

But to an anthropologist, it means the patterns of human behaviour, and all that that entails.

This is something every human experience and the way you experience it can define your life. It is shared. It is learned. …


Paintings are often referred to as windows into another dimension, defined by the purpose for which they were created and the skill of their makers’ hand. The artists of Indian royal courts in Rajasthan and the Punjab hills accessed divinity through their craft, providing objects for the personal devotion technique known as Bhakti.

Mystical Beginnings

The paintings created between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries in this area are characterized by their brilliant colors and vivid depictions of Hindu epic narratives, as well as magisterial courtly life. They illustrated gods and demons in spiritual battle, fantastical creatures of mysterious origin and great power…

Afzal Ibrahim

Tech, Design and Art — love’em all. Curator at theartist.me

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