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Banning ChatGPT Will Do More Harm than Good
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Banning ChatGPT Will Do More Harm than Good

A high school senior argues that generative AI can help reshape education for the better.

What Kind of Mind Does ChatGPT Have?
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What Kind of Mind Does ChatGPT Have?

Large language models seem startlingly intelligent, but what is really happening under the hood?

The Mounting Human and Environmental Costs of Generative AI
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The Mounting Human and Environmental Costs of Generative AI

Planetary impacts, escalating financial costs, and labor exploitation all factor.

AI Is about to Change Your Job–and Not for the Better
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AI Is about to Change Your Job–and Not for the Better

Artificial intelligence is not the issue; the underlying socioeconomic system needs to change.

ChatGPT in Healthcare Could Be a Huge Liability
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ChatGPT in Healthcare Could Be a Huge Liability

ChatGPT could have dangerous implications for the field if it is not used with the proper context.

Afraid of AI?
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Afraid of AI?

The startups selling it want you to be.

Academic Publishers Are Missing the Point on ChatGPT
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Academic Publishers Are Missing the Point on ChatGPT

Publishers that seize the opportunity to build on these tools to serve their international communities can engage with audiences that were previously inaccessible...

Will AI Help Us to Work Less?
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Will AI Help Us to Work Less?

The idea that tech will free us from drudgery is an attractive narrative, but history tells a different story.

GPT-4 Is Not Perfect, but Neither Are You
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GPT-4 Is Not Perfect, but Neither Are You

An interview with OpenAI's Greg Brockman.

Do We Need a National Algorithms Safety Board?
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Do We Need a National Algorithms Safety Board?

Perfectly safe algorithmic systems are not possible, but safer systems are.

Medical AI Is as Much Social as It Is Technological
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Medical AI Is as Much Social as It Is Technological

Medical AI applications need to overcome transparency and trust issues.

Large Language Models Will Change Programming…a Little
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Large Language Models Will Change Programming…a Little

Hype has been a primary driver of the excitement around LLMs.

With AI, We Are Reliving the Start of the Smartphone Era
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With AI, We Are Reliving the Start of the Smartphone Era

We often judge the utility of a new technology on how well it deals with the problems of older ones.

Who Is Liable when AI Kills?
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Who Is Liable when AI Kills?

We need to change rules and institutions while still promoting innovation to protect people from faulty artificial intelligence.

Why You Should Not Trust AI Search Engines
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Why You Should Not Trust AI Search Engines

The technology is simply not ready to be used like this at this scale.

ChatGPT Can Improve Education, not Threaten It
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ChatGPT Can Improve Education, not Threaten It

A professor explains why he is allowing students to incorporate ChatGPT into their writing process instead of banning it.

What Is Wrong with ChatGPT?
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What Is Wrong with ChatGPT?

AI is being designed and deployed by corporate America in ways that will disempower and displace workers and degrade the consumer experience.

Machines Learn Better if We Teach Them the Basics
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Machines Learn Better if We Teach Them the Basics

A wave of research improves reinforcement learning algorithms by pre-training them as if they were human.

ChatGPT: Five Priorities for Research
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ChatGPT: Five Priorities for Research

Conversational AI is a game-changer for science; here's how to respond.

"Conversational" AI Is Really Bad at Conversations
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"Conversational" AI Is Really Bad at Conversations

Conversation without change is just a five-finger exercise.
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