The proliferation of non-consensual, sexualised deepfake images is a reflection of society’s negative attitudes towards women.
Automation has wreaked havoc with government processes here and overseas, and freedom of information laws have been key to exposing it. But with the rise of AI, our laws need modernising.
Philosophers of art have, at times, entertained quite seriously the claim that art can come to an end.
For decades, woman ‘computers’ worked behind the scenes while their male counterparts received recognition. The AI industry must not be an example of history repeating itself.
We tested how ChatGPT stacks up against professional advice columnists – with some intriguing results.
Tech firms are relying on low-wage workers to power their AI models. That raises serious ethical questions about how the technology is being developed.
AI-generated faces are now readily available, and have been used in identity fraud, catfishing and cyber warfare.
How can the world regulate AI? Europe’s comprehensive approach, China’s tightly targeted laws, and America’s dramatic executive order hint at three ways forward.
When it comes to training high-performing AI models, the quality of the data is just as important as the quantity.
The Guardian has accused Microsoft of reputational damage, after it displayed one of its articles alongside an inappropriate AI-generated poll.
Real-world examples suggest we need to be careful using AI for frontline work.
If a business is run by an AI and it causes you harm, could you sue the AI?
Current laws governing policing don’t take into account the capacity of AI to process massive amounts of information quickly – leaving New Zealanders vulnerable to police overreach.
What AI-narrated audiobooks tell us about reading and big tech.
AI systems with deceptive capabilities could be misused in numerous ways by bad actors. Or, they may become prone to behaving in ways their creators never intended.
The age of autonomous weapons is upon us
Snapchat’s AI-powered chatbot malfunctioned this week, raising questions of “sentience” among users. As AI becomes increasingly human-like, society must become AI-literate.
Creating bias-free AI systems is easier said than done. A computer scientist explains how controlling bias could lead to fairer AI.
In a preprint study, researchers estimate training the model behind ChatGPT would have required somewhere between 210,000 and 700,000 litres of water.
New AI exhibit asks visitors whether they would trust an AI robot to look after their pets.