AI might not take your job after all

Jan 22, 2024
MIT researchers estimate that artificial intelligence would be cost-effective in less than a quarter of the work it could technically do.
Nvidia, a chipmaker with sought-after AI products, has done well on Wall Street, but that doesn't mean AI will steal all our jobs. Above, Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang.
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Who's better at my job, Chinese AI or me?

Dec 4, 2023
Makers of AI chatbots have promised it would change how we work. Our reporter put that theory to the test with China's Ernie Bot.
Baidu's AI chatbot, Ernie Bot, gives an error message on Aug. 31 in response to a question about a potential war over Taiwan.  It reads, "Try another question."
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One year later, how has ChatGPT changed the way we work?

Nov 29, 2023
Researchers are finding that, in some ways, humans and artificial intelligence actually work well together.
Generative AI has been adopted by companies ranging from JPMorgan to Kahn Academy.
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Are your company's cybersecurity trainings a waste of your time?

Oct 31, 2023
A lot of generic courses are outdated, experts say. Better solutions can cost tens of thousands of dollars, but some of the best advice is free.
Phishing scams are becoming better at going undetected thanks to AI.
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How to name your AI so humans will like it

Sep 20, 2023
A human name, like Anthropic's Claude? A helpful assistant, like Microsoft's Copilot? Nailing the right name for generative AI is a tricky branding exercise.
Ken Jennings, left, and Brad Rutter compete against IBM's AI computer, Watson, in a game of "Jeopardy." IBM's team also considered naming the computer Sherlock.
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With modern chatbots, AI weirdness reaches new heights

Mar 23, 2023
Artificial intelligence researcher and blogger Janelle Shane explains modern chatbot behavior.
AI researcher and blogger Janelle Shane tried to convince ChatGPT to impersonate a squirrel. The results revealed some bugs in AI chatbots.
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As search engines race to incorporate ChatGPT technology, where does that leave digital advertisers?

Feb 7, 2023
Microsoft's latest version of Bing includes answers generated by ChatGPT tech. Here's what that could mean for sponsored links and content publishers.
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