Don’t fret the AI job ‘apocalypse’. While we can expect disruption across different industries, this will come with opportunities.
Rather than seeing artificial intelligence as the cause of new problems, we might better understand AI ethics as bringing attention to old ones.
AI is inevitably entering the workplace – some people are more OK with it than others. But do we trust this technology?
Google is one of a number of companies getting involved in AI music-generation.
Some think ChatGPT threatens education, but it might benefit educators and students alike.
While ChatGPT has the potential to enhance marketing effectiveness, it can’t replace human creativity or form meaningful connections with customers like humans can.
The technology’s focus on the framing of the artistic task amounts to the fetishization of the creative moment – and devalues the journey that waters the seed of an idea to its fruition.
AI is already on the payroll in many workplaces – how well human employees interact with it can depend a lot on their existing attitudes and anxieties.
Artificial intelligence can generate text much quicker and cheaper than professional human writers. Soon, AI will have the capacity to produce text that is indistinguishable from a human writer.
The best AI chess computer outperforms the best human chess players. Yet the most supreme chess play on Earth comes from a human, helped by AI.
A futurist who focuses on education technology says artificial intelligence is slowly making human professors less vital to colleges and universities.
If the historical data used to train an AI system disadvantages certain minority groups, the system can be swayed to follow these patterns in its own decision-making process.
What’s more, higher education holds the key to ensuring humans are equipped with the necessary skills to work alongside AI.
Google DeepMind software can diagnose eye conditions as well as human doctors – and the medical profession should welcome this.
There seems to be very limited high-level discourse about how South Africa plans to navigate this wave of technological advancement.
In this book extract, Iram Siraj explains how to help kids get a leg up in a digital world by teaching them communication and other essential 21st century skills young.
As artificial intelligence technology becomes more capable, it threatens more types of jobs – like lawyers, bureaucrats and managers. What social upheaval will happen if those people can’t find work?
Rather than fret about how many jobs future technologies will destroy, we should focus on how to shape them so that they complement the workforce of tomorrow.