But for the printing press the 95 thesis of Augustinian Father Martin Luther O.S.A. might have been just a dusty document for Church Historians. Instead the printing press made it possible for people to listen, think and analyze Luther’s Thesis compared to the institutional Churches data.
The Artificial Intelligence tools available now are changing the calculus for child protection advocates. A.I. gives us the ability to analyze, connect and see patterns in large data sets that were impossible twenty years past. Even though hundreds of Boy Scout files, millions of pages of directories and billions of Vatican Secret Archives pages (V.S.A.) are publicly available it is humanly impossible to read, analyze and connect all the data.
How is A.I. being applied? I recommend reading an Atlantic article by Sam Kean, In Codice Ratio and Own the AI Revolution by Neil Sahota and Michael Ashley.