If there is an overriding theme in The Worlds I See, it is that human and artificial intelligence form a double helix.
Governments around the world keep filing antitrust lawsuits against the ‘big four’ tech companies. Here’s why that matters for everyone who uses their products.
While the current version of Gemini isn’t mind blowing, later iterations are likely to be much more powerful.
Learning about the world from live events is the next step for AI.
It’s the fourth most popular website in the world, but our new study shows toxic commentary can still thrive on Wikipedia. There’s a lot at stake if too many editors are driven away.
Social media platforms are abandoning news – which is bad news for traditional media organisations that have come to rely on them for consumers.
The padlock symbol simply means that the data being sent between the web server and the user’s computer is encrypted and cannot be read by others. But many people don’t know that.
Our research is the first to estimate what the tech giants owe publishers. The actual sums paid out are usually covered by non-disclosure agreements.
Search engines run by generative AI could fundamentally change the online ecosystem.
Google is paving the way to serve you ads based directly on your browsing history, instead of cookies.
It’s hard to remember life before Google, when the closest thing to it was your local librarian. Soon the search engine will be offering AI-based summaries in its search results.
A new law in Canada attempts to force big tech to pay for the news stories on its sites. But big tech isn’t playing ball, which is a huge problem for journalism.
From open letters to congressional testimony, some AI leaders have stoked fears that the technology is a direct threat to humanity. The reality is less dramatic but perhaps more insidious.
A series of crises in the Canadian media sector will become a crucial test for what the country’s media landscape could and should look like in the 21st century.
Australia’s law to force tech giants like Meta and Google to pay media organizations has not always meant better outcomes for journalism. Will the same happen in Canada?
A competition is heating up between the two tech giants over AI.
Antitrust suits against Google for its advertising practices center on the technology for buying and selling online ads. A computer scientist explains how these ad networks work.
There’s really no such thing as one global internet – it all depends on your perspective. But the internet is poised to fracturing even more.
I study artificial general intelligence, and I believe the ongoing fearmongering is at least partially attributable to large AI developers’ financial interests.
Figuring out how to regulate AI is a difficult challenge, and that’s even before tackling the problem of the small number of big companies that control the technology.