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Future of AI

News on Artificial Intelligence in Education and Libraries

Friday, May 3, 2024

Nick Bostrom Made the World Fear AI. Now He Asks: What if It Fixes Everything?

Philosopher Nick Bostrom is surprisingly cheerful for someone who has spent so much time worrying about ways that humanity might destroy itself. In photographs he often looks deadly serious, perhaps appropriately haunted by the existential dangers roaming around his brain.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.wired.com/story/nick-bostrom-fear-ai-fix-everything/

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Shares of two big online education stocks tank more than 10% as students use ChatGPT

The rapid rise of artificial intelligence appears to be taking a toll on the shares of online education companies Chegg and Coursera. Both stocks sank by more than 10% on Tuesday after issuing disappointing guidance in part because of students using AI tools such as ChatGPT.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.cnbc.com/2024/04/30/online-education-stocks-tank-on-chatgpt-threat.html

Monday, April 29, 2024

Session 96 "Our AI Futures"

Libraries in Response "Our AI Futures" 11am ET / 1500 UTC "First Thursdays with AI" Series* Speakers: Lilian P. Coral, V.P.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/session-96-our-ai-futures-tickets-891812433997

5 ChatGPT Prompts To Make Everything You Write More Compelling

Bad copy kills businesses. It finds its way into emails, Slack messages, memos and more. Copywriting is not a skill reserved for marketers. It’s everyone’s problem. Every member of your team should learn how to write compelling words and edit them until they sing.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.forbes.com/sites/jodiecook/2024/04/26/5-chatgpt-prompts-to-make-everything-you-write-more-compelling/

Humane Ai Pin: What went wrong and how it can be fixed (before it's too late)

Last week, startup Humane seeded its long-awaited Ai Pin to reviewers and influencers, and the response has been overwhelmingly underwhelming. Most notable was the review from Marques Brownlee (aka MKBHD), who -- with 18 million followers on YouTube and 6.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.zdnet.com/article/humane-ai-pin-what-went-wrong-and-how-it-can-be-fixed-before-its-too-late/

The 4 Types Of Generative AI Transforming Our World

The term generative AI refers to a relatively new field of AI that can create human-like content, from pictures and videos to poetry and even computer code. To achieve this, several different techniques are used.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.forbes.com/sites/bernardmarr/2024/04/29/the-4-types-of-generative-ai-transforming-our-world/

Sunday, April 28, 2024

Claude 3 Opus has stunned AI researchers with its intellect and 'self-awareness' — does this mean it can think for itself?

When the large learning model (LLM) Claude 3 launched in March, it caused a stir by beating OpenAI's GPT-4 — which powers ChatGPT — in key tests used to benchmark the capabilities of generative artificial intelligence (AI) models.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.livescience.com/technology/artificial-intelligence/anthropic-claude-3-opus-stunned-ai-researchers-self-awareness-does-this-mean-it-can-think-for-itself