Category: About Artificial Intelligence

  • AI will create ‘useless class’ of human, predicts bestselling historian

    Smarter artificial intelligence is one of 21st century’s most dire threats, writes Yuval Noah Harari in follow-up to Sapiens “It is hard to miss the warnings. In the race to make computers more intelligent than us, humanity will summon a demon, bring forth the end of days, and code itself into oblivion. Instead of silicon…

  • This new technology could blow away GPT-4 and everything like it

    “The Hyena code is able to handle amounts of data that make GPT-style technology run out of memory and fail.” Written by Tiernan Ray, Contributing Writer on April 20, 2023 “For all the fervor over the chatbot AI program known as ChatGPT, from OpenAI, and its successor technology, GPT-4, the programs are, at the end of they day, just software applications.…

  • Yuval Noah Harari talks signing on to AI letter with Elon Musk, dangers of the technology

    “The Israeli author and historian said a lack of safety measures in new AI tech could cause the West to lose to China.” America Reports, April 18, 2023 See Harari’s full statement on America Reports

  • ChatGPT is about to revolutionize the economy. We need to decide what that looks like.

    New large language models will transform many jobs. Whether they will lead to widespread prosperity or not is up to us. By David Rotman – March 25, 2023 – MIT Technology Review “Whether it’s based on hallucinatory beliefs or not, an artificial-intelligence gold rush has started over the last several months to mine the anticipated business…

  • Care Robots: Inside Japan’s long experiment in automating elder care

    The country wanted robots to help care for the elderly. What happened? By James Wright – January 9, 2023 – MIT Technology Review Japan has been developing robots to care for older people for over two decades, with public and private investment accelerating markedly in the 2010s. By 2018, the national government alone had spent well…

  • Pause Giant AI Experiments: An Open Letter

    March 30, 2023 Some of the signatories: Yoshua Bengio, Founder and Scientific Director at Mila, Turing Prize winner and professor at University of Montreal Stuart Russell, Berkeley, Professor of Computer Science, director of the Center for Intelligent Systems, and co-author of the standard textbook “Artificial Intelligence: a Modern Approach” Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX, Tesla…

  • Why we need to care about responsible AI in the age of the algorithm

    Mar 22, 2023 Read the full article in the World Economic Forum

  • Up to 80 percent of workers could see jobs impacted by AI

    By Isabel Keane, March 26, 2023  “A new research paper claims that a staggering amount of employees could see their careers impacted by the rise of ChatGPT, a shockingly intelligent chatbot released in November. Researchers from OpenAI and the University of Pennsylvania argued in a new research paper that 80 percent of the US workforce could have at least 10…

  • Humanity is sleepwalking into a neurotech disaster

    Who has access to our brain data, and what they’re doing with it, should concern us all An article by Camilla Cavendish MARCH 4 2023, Financial Times “The consequences of being so passive for so long about social media have left our societies grappling with deeply disturbing behaviours, from obsessions with body image to radicalisation, suicide…

  • Who created Chat GPT?

    Everything you need to know about the creators of Chat GPT By Funmi Looi Somoye, PC-Guide January 25, 2023 “Chat GPT has reached new heights of popularity in the last few months – and it is no surprise! The online language model can do some pretty mind-boggling stuff, but who created Chat GPT? For those…

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