Artificial intelligence (AI) has come a long way since its inception. Today, it has numerous applications across various industries, and it is changing the way we live and work. Besides AI’s more serious applications, like in healthcare and financial services, it can also be used to create art, write content, taste-test beer and make memes. Here, we explore its most life-changing inventions along with some fun applications we can all look forward to.
From Immersive Views to Glanceable Directions: A Review of Google Maps’ Newest Features and Competitors
In February 2023, Google unveiled its latest features for Maps, revolutionizing the way travelers navigate their way around cities. The Immersive View feature, currently available in select cities including London, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Tokyo, promises to provide an intuitive and seamless navigation experience for users.
“We were here first,” asserts the Founder and CEO of an AI-powered content generator Lately AI, Kate Bradley Chernis. Lately is a social media management AI tool that was founded in 2014.
The semiconductor chip manufacturing industry is a vital component of the global technology sector. These tiny chips power everything from smartphones and laptops to artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous vehicles. Their wide variety of uses makes them an indispensable part of our everyday lives.
Art is an expression of human creativity, and with the emergence of artificial intelligence (AI), a new era of artistic creation has begun. AI art generators, powered by various advanced algorithms and datasets, have revolutionized the way we produce and experience art.
There has been growing concern among academics about the use of artificial intelligence (AI)-generated content, such as that produced by ChatGPT, to cheat on assessments. While AI-generated content might not be considered “plagiarism” in the traditional sense, as it creates completely new material, it still isn’t exactly honest for students to present an AI’s work as their own.
As if social media wasn’t enough, people now have a new way—a companion, rather—to promote disinformation: AI chatbots. The buzz around ChatGPT might have convinced you of the benefits on offer. It can write your essays, help you flirt and craft business strategies.
Just last year, when the Roe vs Wade judgment was revered in the United States, a lot of news websites covered its implications. There were discussions about how data from period trackers could be used to build abortion cases against women, effectively controlling their fertility and their rights over their bodies.
As the field of artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language processing (NLP) continues to advance, a new generation of AI language models is emerging to challenge the dominance of popular models like OpenAI’s Chat Generative Pre-trained Transformer, or ChatGPT.
In the past couple of years, we have seen artificial intelligence (AI) do just about anything. Drawing, writing, creating brand-new inventions and even coding. It thus makes complete sense that now this technology has found its way to the legal world as well. In January this year, the legal services company DoNotPay made it to the news for letting its AI lawyer (by the same name) serve as the legal representative in two speeding ticket cases.
While ChatGPT may have had us all shaking in our boots at the idea of being replaced by an AI, a closer look at conversational chatbots reveals that they aren’t ready to replace us—at least, not yet. From Google’s chatbot Bard making a factual error in its first demonstration to Bing’s chatbot gaslighting users into agreeing with its claims, chatbots are riddled with issues for the time being.
On February 8, 2023, tech conglomerate Microsoft announced that its search engine Bing would now come integrated with OpenAI’s GPT-4. Post this, the search experience on Bing would be the same as using ChatGPT. The new Bing features a chat button in its toolbar where you can ask Bing questions and receive comprehensive answers, similar to ChatGPT.
If you’ve had enough of traditional online and in-person dating and can’t deal with any more failed experiences, perhaps it is time to try dating in the metaverse.
Quantum computing—using quantum mechanics to solve super complex problems—is a relatively new technology that has the potential to revolutionize many aspects of the modern world. It has already been used in areas such as cryptography and is increasingly gaining attention for its potential everyday applications.
In January 2023, Australian soldiers used drones to search for a missing woman. The drones helped them reach areas that might have been too challenging for a human to enter. For the past few years, the drone economy has been booming. Global investments in the industry amount to US$1.15 billion, with China leading the market.
The footballing world has welcomed many new technological developments in recent times. Its goal is to make decision-making more accurate and provide a better experience for players and fans alike. These technologies include the video assistant referee (VAR), semi-automated offside technology (SAOT) and sensor-equipped footballs, all used extensively during the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.