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How AI could take over elections – and undermine democracy

An AI-driven political campaign could be all things to all people. Eric Smalley, TCUS; Biodiversity Heritage Library/Flickr; Taymaz Valley/Flickr, CC BY-ND Archon Fung, Harvard Kennedy School and Lawrence Lessig, Harvard University Could organizations use artificial intelligence language models such as ChatGPT to induce voters to behave in specific ways? Sen. Josh Hawley asked

The Shoggoth

The podcast episode “The Shoggoth” investigates the rise of an unusual symbol in the AI industry. The Shoggoth, a character from H.P. Lovecraft’s science fiction work, has become a metaphor for the complex, unpredictable nature of AI systems. The episode explores how this creature, often depicted with a smiley face mask, embodies the

AI impact on human rights to come under scrutiny

By: Neena Bhandari The Australian human rights commission has embarked on a project looking at the social risks and benefits of artificial intelligence (AI) — a technology whose implications experts say are also beginning to emerge in the developing world. Launched with a report published on 24 July, the project is looking

AI vs Human: Who Will Win the Job Market Battle?

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been making remarkable progress across a multitude of sectors, encompassing everything from manufacturing to healthcare, and finance to transportation. This leading-edge technology, underpinned by machine learning and big data, is set to reshape the job market, sparking profound questions about the future of human employment. AI in the Job

How China makes economic plans: key moments explained

Mark Greeven, International Institute for Management Development (IMD) A meeting of some of China’s most senior politicians at the end of April 2023 concluded with a fairly cautious assessment of the country’s economic recovery. Things are improving, they said, but domestic demand needs to improve. The meeting in Beijing, headed by President Xi

What’s a Luddite? An expert on technology and society explains

Some Luddites simply want to press ‘pause’ on the uninhibited march of technological progress. Stan Eales/iStock via Getty Images Andrew Maynard, Arizona State University The term “Luddite” emerged in early 1800s England. At the time there was a thriving textile industry that depended on manual knitting frames and a skilled workforce to create

AI to Create More Effective and Efficient Sports Performance

The integration of artificial intelligence (AI) in various sectors has brought about transformative changes, and the world of sports is no exception. AI has the potential to revolutionise sports performance, helping athletes and teams achieve greater efficiency, effectiveness, and competitiveness. This article explores the ways in which AI can be utilised to enhance

The Remarkable Influence of Artificial Intelligence on Healthcare: Redefining Disease Identification and Pharmaceutical Innovation

In today’s world, artificial intelligence (AI) has seamlessly woven itself into the fabric of our daily existence. The capability of AI to transform various sectors is indisputable, with healthcare being no exception. In this article, we shall explore AI’s role in healthcare, specifically in disease identification and pharmaceutical innovation. Table of Contents AI