AI

sound engineer at booth during concert

Google is one of a number of companies getting involved in AI music-generation.

chatgpt

Whether you’re using it to write a poem, a business report or learn more about your favourite hobby, ChatGPT is gaining popularity for its human-like conversations.

Cartoon people leaving the office

Over 85,000 workers in tech have been laid off so far in 2023. So, what does this mean for the industry – and the wider economy?

Graphic of multiple padlocks

We’re facing a significant advance in AI using methods that are not described in scientific literature, and with datasets restricted to a single for-profit company.

Disks and wheels of an early calculating machine

Ada Lovelace said computers could not invent. But a century later, Alan Turing pointed out inventiveness in machines could be found in their capacity to produce surprising and innovative results.

conceptual image of war using chess board

The AI leans on a particular tactic for its success. If you knew what it was, beating it would get drastically easier.

An aerial drone view of a surfer and a dark shape of a shark nearby, both identified by AI

Discerning whether that dark splodge in the water is a shark or just, say, seaweed isn’t always straightforward.

Robot dogs

The sentient, murderous humanoid robot is a complete fiction, and may never become reality. But that doesn’t mean we’re safe from autonomous weapons – they are already here.

anonymous women face a female judge in a courtroom

Artificial intelligence can improve access to justice, but could come into conflict with important legal values and even cause harm, new research finds. 

‘Théâtre D’opéra Spatial’ Jason Allen

AI art tools like DALL-E, Midjourney and Stable Diffusion are starting a revolution in the way art is made.

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