Not just for cars
Aaron Farrugia
The agency will set up specialised working groups with different stakeholders ranging from NGOs, local councils and other key players to explain its operations, to enhance...
Promoting AI while safeguarding users
Alex Agius Saliba
I think we won’t be able to distinguish between decisions made by AI systems and by our fellow humans by the year 2032
A mistake made more than once is called a decision
Josanne Cassar

Did Caruana really think she would not get caught out? And how does she have...

Did Caruana really think she would not get caught out? And...

Some Christmas this has been...
Saviour Balzan

Our political class just does not understand how standards in public life work... just because they happen to win some popularity contest once every...

Our political class just does not understand how...

Resigned to a non-resignation mentality | Mark Said

Cabinet ministers have to resign whenever the prime minister perceives the...

Cabinet ministers have to resign whenever the prime...

Putting ‘Christ’ back into Christmas  (but leaving migrants out at sea)
Raphael Vassallo

As for their geometric configuration: it is certainly no coincidence that all human civilisations, in one way or another, have always recognized the circle as...

As for their geometric configuration: it is certainly no...

A fabricated abuse
Michael Falzon

The minister should have been given some advice. Instead, apparently, the permanent secretary just obliged

The minister should have been given some advice. Instead,...

Did we really ‘make history’ this week? Not quite…
Raphael Vassallo

I, for one, still struggle to discern any real difference – at least in...

I, for one, still struggle to discern any real difference...

Don’t ask for public consultation if you’re going to ignore them
Josanne Cassar

Labour might feel it has the upper hand because it is ahead in the polls,...

Labour might feel it has the upper hand because it is...

Living with COVID
Saviour Balzan

The truth is that COVID has also altered our economic cycle, making the operation of the economy costlier and more difficult. The...

The truth is that COVID has also altered our...

‘Respect the people’s intelligence’, he said
Raphael Vassallo

And the fact that it just never happened at all – not even once, in all...

And the fact that it just never happened at all – not...

The most left-wing cannabis policy on the planet
Cyrus Engerer

The fact that no amendments whatsoever have been tabled in any regard shows...

The fact that no amendments whatsoever have been tabled in...

Cannabis use has been punished indiscriminately: Malta now reverses that

Instead of sowing discord through fear and cheap political tactics, let us work together to promote the well-being of society | Andrew Bonello & Robert...

Instead of sowing discord through fear and cheap political...

Cannabis law a step forward, not backwards, for Malta | Arda Özçubukçu, Ivan Ezquerra Romano

Malta is now trying to update its drug policies in light of the evidence on the most effective ways of protecting individuals from harm associated with...

Malta is now trying to update its drug policies in light of...

When ‘power games’ really do involve ‘power’…
Raphael Vassallo

In a nutshell: if this strategy is successful, we would be driven all the way...

In a nutshell: if this strategy is successful, we would be...

A tradition of petty corruption
Michael Falzon

The Maltese were taught it was a sin to be violent with and steal from one’s neighbour, or have extra-marital sex. In their eyes, however, cheating the...

The Maltese were taught it was a sin to be violent with and...

Would I lie to you? How trust in governments has been eroded
Josanne Cassar

Those whose trust has been completely eroded simply don’t want to know

Those whose trust has been completely eroded simply...

‘Privet’ property
Saviour Balzan

The time has come for all of us to have the right to walk freely without some show of force by alleged occupier who think they have the right to threaten whom...

The time has come for all of us to have the right to walk...

Malta can foster cooperation as a viable alternative to myopic competition | Victor Fiorini

We spend a substantial chunk of our lives at the workplace and it should be nothing short of a rewarding experience | Victor Fiorini, Malta Cooperative...

We spend a substantial chunk of our lives at the workplace...

No, they didn’t try to ‘ban Christmas’ (they just did something much stupider, that’s all…)
Raphael Vassallo

The nature of ‘Christmas’ itself will not change one iota, just because you use a different word to describe it. It will still remain precisely the...

The nature of ‘Christmas’ itself will not...