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The arrival of the digital self: “res digitalis”

The Cartesian mind-body dualism extended to the digital realm. “Cogito, digitalis, ergo sum” The mind-body problem The mind-body problem has been one of the most fascinating problems addressed in philosophy, neurosciences, and psychology. It is about the relationship between mind and body, which elicits some important questions such as: What is it for the mind […]

60% of parents with children aged 14 to 18 reported them being bullied

[ 60%] Cyberbullying is on the rise worldwide. 47.7% of parents with children ages 6-10 reported their children were bullied 56.4% of parents with children ages 11-13 reported their children were bullied 59.9% of parents with children ages 14-18 reported their children were bullied 54.3% of parents with children ages 19 and older reported their […]

Making friends and close relationships with chatbots

What is a chatbot?  It is an artificial intelligence (AI) program that can simulate a conversation with a person using natural language. With the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, the demand for chatbots increased to provide the users a friendly companion as well as automated customer service to get supplies during the crisis, driving an […]