Is ChatGPT a Labourite or a Nationalist?
Alexiei Dingli
While it may seem absurd to attribute political leanings to an AI like ChatGPT, the underlying biases in these technologies have real and significant implications
Robert’s ounce of cruelty to appease the far right
James Debono
What the country needs is not an ounce of cruelty to appease rabid racist voters but an ounce of humanity to address the plight of a small number of failed asylum seekers who have...
‘Exempt’ to pollute? No thanks
Ralph Cassar

Spreading misinformation and outright lies is irresponsible and dangerous. It would mean that our ports become a magnet for the dirtiest, most polluting ships...

Spreading misinformation and outright lies is irresponsible...

Ten green bottles
Michael Falzon

So, the mystery behind Farrugia’s dismissal will not be easily solved

So, the mystery behind Farrugia’s dismissal will not...

Staying vibrant and relevant for the next five years | Charles Deguara

The NAO’s strategic goals are structured around the need to strengthen its institutional capacity, enhancing audit impact, improving stakeholder...

The NAO’s strategic goals are structured around the...

What's really happening in the education sector?
Josanne Cassar

Devaluating and diminishing the role of teachers will only have a domino effect...

Devaluating and diminishing the role of teachers will only...

Lifting a middle finger to Steward
Saviour Balzan

Then and now MaltaToday was highly critical of the deal with Steward and before that Vitals, where Ernst also had the role of CEO

Then and now MaltaToday was highly critical of the deal...

Pope Francis steering AI towards a more humane future | Alexiei Dingli

As we journey through the challenges of the digital age, Pope Francis's insights offer a moral compass, reminding us to use technology not merely for...

As we journey through the challenges of the digital age,...

Regulating temping agencies
Mark Said

Even before introducing new legislation governing the operation of private employment agencies, the government should be required to develop a monitoring and...

Even before introducing new legislation governing the...

Dual-language books as a tool to disseminate information
Laura Calleja

Despite English being commonly spoken by Maltese, there is still deep-rooted...

Despite English being commonly spoken by Maltese, there is...

Prying into public-private lives
Mark Said

The democratic function of the press falters when trivial details about the lives of politicians consume all the resources of our finite attention economy

The democratic function of the press falters when trivial...

Paceville bouncers were supposed to have been ‘regulated’. What happened?
Raphael Vassallo

Clearly, there has been an intensification of the street-crime associated with Paceville, over the years: both in terms of numbers, and also the severity of...

Clearly, there has been an intensification of the...

Restoring Selmun Palace
Michael Falzon

If the Palace needs a hotel or some other commercial venture to be maintained, it should be designed with taste and with the full awareness of the status of...

If the Palace needs a hotel or some other commercial...

People beg for donations while public money is squandered
Josanne Cassar

When one is hit like a bolt of lightning out of the blue by a health issue...

When one is hit like a bolt of lightning out of the blue by...

The case for a judiciary ombudsman
Mark Said

Yes, there is a dire need for an Office of the Judiciary Ombudsman with four unique characteristics: neutrality, confidentiality, independence and sufficient...

Yes, there is a dire need for an Office of the Judiciary...

Our commitment to a greener tomorrow | Steve Ellul

Project Green provides for a holistic vision that considers the needs of...

Project Green provides for a holistic vision that considers...

The weakening power of consumers
Michael Falzon

The dip is attributed to shrinking confidence in the services and retail sectors, both of which registered significantly lower scores than in previous months

The dip is attributed to shrinking confidence in the...

To ‘dream’; perchance also to ‘believe’… ay, there’s the rub!
Raphael Vassallo

For now, I’m quite happy to go along with the premise that this original dream, of a ‘peaceful Europe’ united by its own common economic...

For now, I’m quite happy to go along with the premise...

You don’t have to be alone to be lonely
Josanne Cassar

The question remains, how can such a reportedly “happy” society in...

The question remains, how can such a reportedly...

A far cry from the newsroom
Saviour Balzan

The one thing that motivates people is money in their pockets and when that dries up they start to cry wolf about everything else they can think about

The one thing that motivates people is money in their...