AI and engines have forever changed the game of chess. Today, top players use engine preparations in world championships and everyday individuals utilize computers to learn and advance their games. AI has fundamentally transformed chess for the better, however, concerns also arise in regard to cheating…

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While the origin of chess remains a controversy debated among historians and players globally, the widespread variations of the sport evolved slowly. Since its inception, the popularity of chess has been gradually growing, with new elements of competition added over time (Encyclopedia Britannica 2021). However, the introduction of AI has holistically transformed chess more…

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Artificial intelligence (AI)¹ has been rapidly growing worldwide, with new applications being discovered every day. While AI has applications across many sectors, one area where it is commonly utilized is in AI surveillance and facial recognition technology to combat crimes. As of 2019, at least seventy-five countries globally are actively using AI technologies for surveillance purposes, including smart city/safe city platforms, facial recognition systems, and smart policing initiatives (Feldstein 2019: 1). However, the widespread use of AI in the name of combating crimes does not come without a cost; multiple ethical concerns have arisen in the past couple of years…

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