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Cbsnews
1 day ago
Artificial intelligence

Software developers want AI to give medical advice, but questions abound about accuracy

AI-powered chatbots provide medical advice, but accuracy concerns arise. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Your next job interview could be with a bot

AI technology is increasingly used in job application processes, including resume screening and conducting interviews.
AI chatbots can conduct brief, text-based first-round job interviews, allowing lower-stress interactions for applicants and mapping answers to specific personality traits for evaluation. [ more ]
Cbsnews
1 day ago
Artificial intelligence

Software developers want AI to give medical advice, but questions abound about accuracy

AI-powered chatbots provide medical advice, but accuracy concerns arise. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Your next job interview could be with a bot

AI technology is increasingly used in job application processes, including resume screening and conducting interviews.
AI chatbots can conduct brief, text-based first-round job interviews, allowing lower-stress interactions for applicants and mapping answers to specific personality traits for evaluation. [ more ]
moreai-technology
#generative-ai
Business Insider
1 day ago
Artificial intelligence

Steve Jobs predicted ChatGPT over 40 years ago, newly released footage reveals

Jobs predicted AI as interactive 'book-like' with question-answer ability. [ more ]
Social Media Today
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Meta Partners with Stanford on Forum Around Responsible AI Development

Participants believe AI has a positive impact.
Majority support using past conversations to improve AI chatbot responses. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Wearable AI: will it put our smartphones out of fashion?

Generative AI chatbots like ChatGPT are integrated into consumer hardware for added convenience.
Wearable AI devices, such as Ai Pin, aim to function as personal assistants without the need for a smartphone screen. [ more ]
Nature
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI & robotics briefing: AI reveals US climate denial hotspots

About 15% of people in the US deny climate change
Neuralink's brain implant received underwhelming reviews
Chatbots like ChatGPT and AI tools like Google's Gemini faced issues [ more ]
euronews
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Stand aside Google. Here's how to use new generative AI search sites

Generative AI chatbots are changing how people look up information.
Google searches are facing quality decline with sponsored content. [ more ]
Boston 25 News
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

One Tech Tip: Ready to go beyond Google? Here's how to use new generative AI search sites

Google searches are perceived to be declining in quality due to an influx of sponsored content and junk links.
Generative AI chatbots are emerging as a new way to search for information, but concerns exist around their accuracy and reliability. [ more ]
Business Insider
1 day ago
Artificial intelligence

Steve Jobs predicted ChatGPT over 40 years ago, newly released footage reveals

Jobs predicted AI as interactive 'book-like' with question-answer ability. [ more ]
Social Media Today
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Meta Partners with Stanford on Forum Around Responsible AI Development

Participants believe AI has a positive impact.
Majority support using past conversations to improve AI chatbot responses. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Wearable AI: will it put our smartphones out of fashion?

Generative AI chatbots like ChatGPT are integrated into consumer hardware for added convenience.
Wearable AI devices, such as Ai Pin, aim to function as personal assistants without the need for a smartphone screen. [ more ]
Nature
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI & robotics briefing: AI reveals US climate denial hotspots

About 15% of people in the US deny climate change
Neuralink's brain implant received underwhelming reviews
Chatbots like ChatGPT and AI tools like Google's Gemini faced issues [ more ]
euronews
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Stand aside Google. Here's how to use new generative AI search sites

Generative AI chatbots are changing how people look up information.
Google searches are facing quality decline with sponsored content. [ more ]
Boston 25 News
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

One Tech Tip: Ready to go beyond Google? Here's how to use new generative AI search sites

Google searches are perceived to be declining in quality due to an influx of sponsored content and junk links.
Generative AI chatbots are emerging as a new way to search for information, but concerns exist around their accuracy and reliability. [ more ]
moregenerative-ai
#openai
Singularity Hub
1 day ago
Artificial intelligence

OpenAI's Project Strawberry Said to Be Building AI That Reasons and Does 'Deep Research'

AI chatbots struggle with reasoning despite language skills; OpenAI's secretive Strawberry project aims to enhance problem-solving capabilities. [ more ]
Theregister
4 months ago
Digital life

Reddit signs AI training deal with Google

Reddit will provide content to Google for AI chatbot training, reportedly worth $60 million a year.
Access to Reddit's Data API is paid, giving Google fresh information for AI training. [ more ]
Tech Times
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

OpenAI Is Diving Into Internet Search But Google Isn't Going Anywhere

OpenAI, the dominant AI research laboratory, is developing a web search product that could potentially rival Google.
Experts believe that Google's dominance in web search will continue for the foreseeable future, but it is possible for another search engine to dethrone them eventually. [ more ]
Theregister
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

GPT-4 gives 'a mild uplift' to creating a biochemical weapon

GPT-4 has only a mild impact on users trying to create bioweapons
Experts warn that AI chatbots could assist in bioweapon creation [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Bad news for AI as copyright lawsuits may spell startups' doom: experts

OpenAI is facing potential copyright lawsuits from media outlets for using copyrighted news content without proper credit or compensation, which could have a detrimental impact on the traditional media business.
OpenAI has been engaging in talks with media firms, including CNN and Fox Corp., to pay for access to content to train its chatbot, but its piecemeal approach to negotiations poses risks. [ more ]
Futurism
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

OpenAI's GPT Store Already Filling Up With "AI Girlfriends"

OpenAI has launched a GPT Store where developers can share and sell their custom chatbots.
The store has been flooded with AI 'girlfriend' bots, highlighting OpenAI's struggle to moderate the content being posted. [ more ]
Singularity Hub
1 day ago
Artificial intelligence

OpenAI's Project Strawberry Said to Be Building AI That Reasons and Does 'Deep Research'

AI chatbots struggle with reasoning despite language skills; OpenAI's secretive Strawberry project aims to enhance problem-solving capabilities. [ more ]
Theregister
4 months ago
Digital life

Reddit signs AI training deal with Google

Reddit will provide content to Google for AI chatbot training, reportedly worth $60 million a year.
Access to Reddit's Data API is paid, giving Google fresh information for AI training. [ more ]
Tech Times
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

OpenAI Is Diving Into Internet Search But Google Isn't Going Anywhere

OpenAI, the dominant AI research laboratory, is developing a web search product that could potentially rival Google.
Experts believe that Google's dominance in web search will continue for the foreseeable future, but it is possible for another search engine to dethrone them eventually. [ more ]
Theregister
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

GPT-4 gives 'a mild uplift' to creating a biochemical weapon

GPT-4 has only a mild impact on users trying to create bioweapons
Experts warn that AI chatbots could assist in bioweapon creation [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Bad news for AI as copyright lawsuits may spell startups' doom: experts

OpenAI is facing potential copyright lawsuits from media outlets for using copyrighted news content without proper credit or compensation, which could have a detrimental impact on the traditional media business.
OpenAI has been engaging in talks with media firms, including CNN and Fox Corp., to pay for access to content to train its chatbot, but its piecemeal approach to negotiations poses risks. [ more ]
Futurism
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

OpenAI's GPT Store Already Filling Up With "AI Girlfriends"

OpenAI has launched a GPT Store where developers can share and sell their custom chatbots.
The store has been flooded with AI 'girlfriend' bots, highlighting OpenAI's struggle to moderate the content being posted. [ more ]
moreopenai
www.bbc.com
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

'The chatbot has transformed my life'

AI chatbots can be transformational for individuals with conditions like dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD, and OCD, providing assistance with tasks such as writing and organizing meetings. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

An Alternative to Conventional Neural Networks Could Help Reveal What AI Is Doing behind the Scenes

The hype around AI chatbots like ChatGPT has led to a rush among leading tech companies to develop their versions, which are often LLM-powered. [ more ]
Shopify
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Chatbot vs. Conversational AI for Customer Experience (2024) - Shopify

AI chatbots can enhance customer service for ecommerce by offering rule-based and conversational AI options, aiding in automation and efficiency. [ more ]
Inverse
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Someone Made a DIY Version of Google's Most Exciting AI - and You Can Use It Right Now

Google's Gemini generative AI was used to create DIY-Astra, a chatbot with vision capabilities providing a sneak peek into the potential of improved AI chatbots. [ more ]
Digiday
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Ikea launched an AI assistant earlier this year. Has it actually driven sales?

AI chatbot assistants by companies like Ikea have uncertain impact on sales, focusing instead on customer behavior insights. [ more ]
#meta-ai
Fast Company
2 months ago
Online Community Development

Meta AI feature on Facebook and Instagram undermines the point of online communities

Online communities may unknowingly interact with AI chatbots, blurring lines between real and artificial interactions. [ more ]
ReadWrite
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Meta tests AI on WhatsApp and Instagram users in India and parts of Africa

Meta AI is being tested on WhatsApp, Instagram, and Messenger users in India and parts of Africa. [ more ]
Fast Company
2 months ago
Online Community Development

Meta AI feature on Facebook and Instagram undermines the point of online communities

Online communities may unknowingly interact with AI chatbots, blurring lines between real and artificial interactions. [ more ]
ReadWrite
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Meta tests AI on WhatsApp and Instagram users in India and parts of Africa

Meta AI is being tested on WhatsApp, Instagram, and Messenger users in India and parts of Africa. [ more ]
moremeta-ai
#ethical-concerns
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI chatbots' safeguards can be easily bypassed, say UK researchers

Guardrails on AI chatbots can be bypassed easily, exposing vulnerabilities in preventing harmful responses. [ more ]
ScienceAlert
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

'Deadbots' Could Be The Future of Advertising, Ethicists Warn, And We're Not Ready

AI chatbots simulate conversations with deceased loved ones, raising ethical concerns around data ownership, psychological impacts, and control over bots. [ more ]
www.cnn.com
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

When grief and AI collide: These people are communicating with the dead

Using AI chatbots to recreate likeness of deceased loved ones raises ethical concerns and questions about grieving processes. [ more ]
www.cbc.ca
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI chatbots are sparking romance (with the chatbot, that is) | CBC News

People are forming friendships and romantic relationships with AI chatbots, raising ethical concerns.
AI companion apps offer features like voice calls and emotional exchanges to form deeper connections with users. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI chatbots' safeguards can be easily bypassed, say UK researchers

Guardrails on AI chatbots can be bypassed easily, exposing vulnerabilities in preventing harmful responses. [ more ]
ScienceAlert
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

'Deadbots' Could Be The Future of Advertising, Ethicists Warn, And We're Not Ready

AI chatbots simulate conversations with deceased loved ones, raising ethical concerns around data ownership, psychological impacts, and control over bots. [ more ]
www.cnn.com
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

When grief and AI collide: These people are communicating with the dead

Using AI chatbots to recreate likeness of deceased loved ones raises ethical concerns and questions about grieving processes. [ more ]
www.cbc.ca
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI chatbots are sparking romance (with the chatbot, that is) | CBC News

People are forming friendships and romantic relationships with AI chatbots, raising ethical concerns.
AI companion apps offer features like voice calls and emotional exchanges to form deeper connections with users. [ more ]
moreethical-concerns
#tech-giants
The Motley Fool
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Better AI Stock: Alphabet vs. Meta Platforms | The Motley Fool

AI is a significant focus for tech giants Alphabet and Meta Platforms, aiding their dominance and revenue streams through AI-driven advertising. [ more ]
MobileAppAaily
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Claude Beats ChatGPT in AI Rankings Of Top Chatbots

Claude 3 by Anthropic surpasses ChatGPT-4 in global AI rankings.
The AI industry is witnessing intense competition among big tech players and regulatory bodies to dominate AI development. [ more ]
The Motley Fool
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Better AI Stock: Alphabet vs. Meta Platforms | The Motley Fool

AI is a significant focus for tech giants Alphabet and Meta Platforms, aiding their dominance and revenue streams through AI-driven advertising. [ more ]
MobileAppAaily
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Claude Beats ChatGPT in AI Rankings Of Top Chatbots

Claude 3 by Anthropic surpasses ChatGPT-4 in global AI rankings.
The AI industry is witnessing intense competition among big tech players and regulatory bodies to dominate AI development. [ more ]
moretech-giants
Inc.com
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

3 Weird Tips to Get Better Outcomes From Your AI Chatbot

Chatbot performance varies - excels with question development but lacks in analytical abilities. [ more ]
#characterai
ReadWrite
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

What is Character.AI? How to create your own chatbots and use the old version

Character.AI is a popular platform for creating AI chatbots based on real or fictional characters, offering human-like responses.
Users can engage in conversations with multiple bots simultaneously, providing diverse perspectives.
Character.AI uses neural language models to generate text responses for realistic interactions. [ more ]
The Verge
2 months ago
Digital life

The teens making friends with AI chatbots

AI chatbots like Psychologist from Character.AI provide support and comfort to users, especially teenagers facing loneliness and isolation. [ more ]
ReadWrite
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

What is Character.AI? How to create your own chatbots and use the old version

Character.AI is a popular platform for creating AI chatbots based on real or fictional characters, offering human-like responses.
Users can engage in conversations with multiple bots simultaneously, providing diverse perspectives.
Character.AI uses neural language models to generate text responses for realistic interactions. [ more ]
The Verge
2 months ago
Digital life

The teens making friends with AI chatbots

AI chatbots like Psychologist from Character.AI provide support and comfort to users, especially teenagers facing loneliness and isolation. [ more ]
morecharacterai
Futurism
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Lonely Teens Are Making "Friends" With AIs

AI chatbots are increasingly serving as friends or therapists for lonely high schoolers. [ more ]
#artificial-intelligence
Yahoo News
11 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Meta is secretly building an AI chatbot with the personality of Abraham Lincoln

Meta is developing AI chatbots with different human-like personalities to enhance engagement on its social media platforms. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
3 months ago
Data science

Chatbots Struggle to Answer Medical Questions in Widely Spoken Languages

Doctor Google is being replaced by Doctor Chatbot for medical questions.
AI chatbots like OpenAI's ChatGPT may not always provide safe and accurate answers, especially in languages other than English. [ more ]
Forbes
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Council Post: Scaling Your Home Care Agency With AI-Powered Marketing Tools

AI chatbots can enhance client acquisition and support existing clients in home care agencies.
Evaluation of AI chatbot tools is crucial to ensure alignment with business needs and maintain privacy and accuracy. [ more ]
The Verge
4 months ago
Digital life

From Eliza to ChatGPT: why people spent 60 years building chatbots

Computers have long been a target to communicate with more naturally like humans.
Chatbots like Eliza in the 1960s were designed to simulate human conversation. [ more ]
Data Science Central
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

How AI Chatbots Transform Your Website Strategy?

AI chatbots are programs that use artificial intelligence to generate answers to human inquiries.
There are two types of AI chatbots: those that use artificial intelligence and NLP for more human-like responses, and those that generate responses based on preplanned rules. [ more ]
Yahoo News
11 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Meta is secretly building an AI chatbot with the personality of Abraham Lincoln

Meta is developing AI chatbots with different human-like personalities to enhance engagement on its social media platforms. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
3 months ago
Data science

Chatbots Struggle to Answer Medical Questions in Widely Spoken Languages

Doctor Google is being replaced by Doctor Chatbot for medical questions.
AI chatbots like OpenAI's ChatGPT may not always provide safe and accurate answers, especially in languages other than English. [ more ]
Forbes
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Council Post: Scaling Your Home Care Agency With AI-Powered Marketing Tools

AI chatbots can enhance client acquisition and support existing clients in home care agencies.
Evaluation of AI chatbot tools is crucial to ensure alignment with business needs and maintain privacy and accuracy. [ more ]
The Verge
4 months ago
Digital life

From Eliza to ChatGPT: why people spent 60 years building chatbots

Computers have long been a target to communicate with more naturally like humans.
Chatbots like Eliza in the 1960s were designed to simulate human conversation. [ more ]
Data Science Central
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

How AI Chatbots Transform Your Website Strategy?

AI chatbots are programs that use artificial intelligence to generate answers to human inquiries.
There are two types of AI chatbots: those that use artificial intelligence and NLP for more human-like responses, and those that generate responses based on preplanned rules. [ more ]
moreartificial-intelligence
www.scientificamerican.com
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI Chatbots Have Thoroughly Infiltrated Scientific Publishing

Scientists are concerned about the misuse of AI chatbots like ChatGPT in producing scientific literature. [ more ]
Futurism
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Elon Musk's AI Publicly Accuses NBA Player of Criminal Vandalism

AI chatbots like Grok can mistakenly spread false information, highlighting the importance of fact-checking and verifying outputs. [ more ]
Shopify
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI Apps: Best Artificial Intelligence Apps for a Range of Uses (2024) - Shopify

AI market to surpass $700 billion by 2030 [ more ]
Futurism
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Meta's AI Is Telling Users It Has a Child

AI chatbots on Meta (Facebook) can mimic human interactions very closely, sometimes to the point of eeriness. [ more ]
New Scientist
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI chatbots are improving at an even faster rate than computer chips

AI chatbots are evolving rapidly, requiring half the computing power in just eight months compared to the rate of improvement in computer chips. [ more ]
#competition
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

ChatGPT rival Ernie Bot' now has 200 million users, China's Baidu says

Baidu's Ernie Bot doubled users since December, with 200 million users and API used 200 million times daily [ more ]
The Drum
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Weekly AI recap: Anthropic and Inflection AI both launch models rivaling GPT-4

Increased competition in AI chatbot development among tech companies
New powerful AI language models like Claude 3 Opus [ more ]
The Times of India
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Elon Musk's xAI may look for $6 billion to take on ChatGPT, Google Bard - Times of India

Musk's venture xAI is seeking $6 billion in funding to compete with OpenAI's ChatGPT.
If successful, this funding round would give xAI a $20 billion valuation, making it a major player in the AI market. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

ChatGPT rival Ernie Bot' now has 200 million users, China's Baidu says

Baidu's Ernie Bot doubled users since December, with 200 million users and API used 200 million times daily [ more ]
The Drum
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Weekly AI recap: Anthropic and Inflection AI both launch models rivaling GPT-4

Increased competition in AI chatbot development among tech companies
New powerful AI language models like Claude 3 Opus [ more ]
The Times of India
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Elon Musk's xAI may look for $6 billion to take on ChatGPT, Google Bard - Times of India

Musk's venture xAI is seeking $6 billion in funding to compete with OpenAI's ChatGPT.
If successful, this funding round would give xAI a $20 billion valuation, making it a major player in the AI market. [ more ]
morecompetition
Mail Online
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Meet the men using AI to 'even up the odds' in the dating game

Men are using AI chatbots to create irresistible pickup lines on dating apps to increase their chances of getting dates. [ more ]
TechCrunch
3 months ago
Data science

Poe introduces a price-per-message revenue model for AI bot creators | TechCrunch

Creators on Poe can now set a per-message price for their bots to make money.
Quora's revenue models incentivize the creation of 'prompt bots' and server bots integrated with Poe's AI. [ more ]
Futurism
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Grindr Working on Chatbot You Can Sext With

Grindr is shifting focus to AI chatbots for sexually explicit interactions with users.
There are concerns about potential abuse and harassment as Grindr plans to introduce AI boyfriends. [ more ]
#education
Inside Higher Ed | Higher Education News, Events and Jobs
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Student chatbot use "could be increasing loneliness"

Universities should exercise caution with AI outsourcing
AI chatbots may lead to loneliness and reduced sense of belonging among students [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
Education

Will Chatbots Teach Your Children?

AI chatbots have the potential to revolutionize education by providing personalized tutoring
Automated teaching platforms could help close achievement gaps by delivering individualized instruction faster and more efficiently than human teachers [ more ]
WSJ
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Opinion | The Donald Trump Ballot Problem

Efforts to keep Donald Trump off the ballot
Opinions on AI chatbots and their impact on education [ more ]
Inside Higher Ed | Higher Education News, Events and Jobs
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Student chatbot use "could be increasing loneliness"

Universities should exercise caution with AI outsourcing
AI chatbots may lead to loneliness and reduced sense of belonging among students [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
Education

Will Chatbots Teach Your Children?

AI chatbots have the potential to revolutionize education by providing personalized tutoring
Automated teaching platforms could help close achievement gaps by delivering individualized instruction faster and more efficiently than human teachers [ more ]
WSJ
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Opinion | The Donald Trump Ballot Problem

Efforts to keep Donald Trump off the ballot
Opinions on AI chatbots and their impact on education [ more ]
moreeducation
Harvard Gazette
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Using AI chatbots to ease loneliness - Harvard Gazette

AI chatbots are being used to ease loneliness but may hinder empathy and real interpersonal connections.
Turkle emphasizes the importance of face-to-face conversations for developing intimacy and empathy. [ more ]
EMARKETER
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Guide to AI chatbots for marketing: Options, capabilities, and tactics to explore

Chatbots have a long history, dating back to 1966 with MIT's Eliza.
AI-powered chatbots leverage NLP and ML to understand human language and provide personalized responses. [ more ]
MUO
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

The Best AI Search Engines and Tools You Can Use to Search the Web

AI chatbots enhance search with personalized responses
Microsoft Bing AI and Copilot offer conversational search experiences
Google's AI chatbot Gemini provides generative search capabilities [ more ]
Futurism
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Hackers Can Spy on Your Chats With Almost Any AI, Experts Find

AI chatbot conversations can be easily intercepted by hackers through side-channel attacks.
OpenAI's encryption methods may be flawed, exposing the content of messages exchanged with AI chatbots. [ more ]
TheWrap
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Will Search Engine Traffic Really Drop 25% by 2026, As Gartner Predicts?

Search engine traffic predicted to decline by 25% by 2026 due to the rise of AI chatbots and virtual agents.
Gartner Vice President Alan Antin made a bold prediction, leading to potential chaos within Google and the tech world. [ more ]
ReadWrite
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI chatbots 'think' in English, research finds

Large-language-models 'think' in English even when processing other languages.
Internal layers of AI chatbots process prompts in English 'subspace'. [ more ]
New Scientist
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

The surprising promise and profound perils of AIs that fake empathy

AI providing emotional support is increasing
Debate on AI's capability for genuine empathy [ more ]
Adweek
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Why Marketers Are Welcoming Ads in Chatbots

Advertisers are exploring embedding ads in generative AI-powered chatbot conversations.
Microsoft's Chat Ads API is enabling platforms like Snap, Baidu, and Axel Springer to introduce sponsored links in AI chatbots. [ more ]
Quartz
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

OpenAI's ChatGPT, Google's Gemini, and Microsoft's Copilot are experimenting with ads

Chatbots are exploring ads as a new revenue stream
One startup, Adzedek, is pioneering AI chatbot advertising marketplace [ more ]
Futurism
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

TurboTax Adds AI That Gives Horribly Wrong Answers to Tax Questions

Tax chatbots provided incorrect advice on various tax scenarios.
Tax consultants emphasized the importance of human expertise over AI in complex financial matters. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Is the age of googling' over? How generative AI chatbots are being used as search engines

ChatGPT and other AI chatbots are changing the way people search and ask questions online, possibly impacting Google's dominance.
Users are starting to explore alternatives to traditional search engines due to concerns about sponsored content and low-quality search results. [ more ]
VentureBeat
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Dopple.ai surpasses leading social networks in average user time spent in-app

Dopple.ai surpasses top social networks in average user time with immersive AI chatbots.
Dopple+ offering unlimited image generation and voice messaging enhances user experience. [ more ]
#misinformation
New York Post
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Chatbots' inaccurate, misleading responses about US elections threaten to keep voters from polls

AI-powered chatbots are spreading false information during the U.S. presidential primaries.
Election officials and AI experts have found that popular chatbots are unreliable sources for accurate election-related information. [ more ]
CNET
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI and You: Google's Gemini Embarrassing Images, VCs and AI's Magical 'Abundance'

Competition drives rapid development of AI chatbots among tech giants.
Quality assurance is crucial for avoiding AI-generated misinformation and bias. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Chatbots' inaccurate, misleading responses about US elections threaten to keep voters from polls

AI-powered chatbots are spreading false information during the U.S. presidential primaries.
Election officials and AI experts have found that popular chatbots are unreliable sources for accurate election-related information. [ more ]
CNET
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI and You: Google's Gemini Embarrassing Images, VCs and AI's Magical 'Abundance'

Competition drives rapid development of AI chatbots among tech giants.
Quality assurance is crucial for avoiding AI-generated misinformation and bias. [ more ]
moremisinformation
www.fastcompany.com
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

These three companies show why the next AI wave won't revolve around chatbots

AI chatbots are popular but may not be the future of AI interaction.
The future of AI lies in agents, assistants, and multimodal systems that are less visible and more specialized. [ more ]
MarTech
5 months ago
Marketing

Using data analytics for customer acquisition: Best of the MarTechBot | MarTech

Data analytic goals for insurance marketing
Tips to improve prompts for better AI responses [ more ]
WIRED
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

ChatGPT vs Gemini: Which AI Chatbot Subscription Is Right for You?

Most people are satisfied with the free versions of AI chatbots.
Users should be cautious and skeptical of the output from AI chatbots. [ more ]
The Atlantic
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI Companies Are Obsessed With Planning Your Next Trip

AI chatbots are often marketed as travel assistants and can help with planning itineraries and finding popular tourist attractions.
The suggested itinerary provided by the Microsoft Copilot chatbot for Los Angeles may not be suitable for someone familiar with the city's traffic and layout. [ more ]
Futurism
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI May Be Atrophying Our Brains, Professor Warns

AI chatbots may harm our cognitive functioning
Cognitive offloading may impair our ability to think and make decisions [ more ]
The Drum
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI for CX: a little more conversation, a little less (in)action

Conversational interactions are key to bridging the gap between customers and brands
Technology should work in harmony with the human touch for the best customer experiences [ more ]
Ars Technica
5 months ago
Privacy professionals

AI-powered romantic chatbots are a privacy nightmare

AI romance and companion chatbots have significant security and privacy concerns.
These chatbots gather users' personal data, use trackers, and lack transparency about ownership and AI models. [ more ]
#privacy
www.fastcompany.com
5 months ago
Digital life

ChatGPT and Google's Gemini will now remember your past conversations

AI chatbots like ChatGPT and Google's Gemini AI are gaining the ability to remember conversations, although in different ways.
Users should be cautious about what they share with AI chatbots as their conversations may be stored and used for up to three years. [ more ]
ReadWrite
5 months ago
Privacy professionals

Don't trust your AI girlfriend, she may steal your heart and your data

AI chatbots specializing in romantic conversations rank among the worst for privacy.
Many of these AI bots ask prying questions and collect personal details from users. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
5 months ago
Digital life

ChatGPT and Google's Gemini will now remember your past conversations

AI chatbots like ChatGPT and Google's Gemini AI are gaining the ability to remember conversations, although in different ways.
Users should be cautious about what they share with AI chatbots as their conversations may be stored and used for up to three years. [ more ]
ReadWrite
5 months ago
Privacy professionals

Don't trust your AI girlfriend, she may steal your heart and your data

AI chatbots specializing in romantic conversations rank among the worst for privacy.
Many of these AI bots ask prying questions and collect personal details from users. [ more ]
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Futurism
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Chinese Women Say AI Boyfriends Are "Better Than a Real Man"

AI chatbots in China are being used as romantic companions and are considered better conversationalists than human partners.
Chinese tech companies like Baidu and Tencent are developing their own flirty chatbots, while Western companies have concerns regarding cultural implications and data privacy. [ more ]
Axios
5 months ago
Information security

Even government hackers are starting to use AI chatbots to help them out

Hackers connected to government entities are using AI chatbots to write phishing emails and study potential targets
AI tools have the potential to both aid hackers in their attacks and improve cybersecurity defenses [ more ]
ReadWrite
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI chatbots could converse all day without crashing, new research finds

MIT researchers have found a solution to the problem of AI chatbots' deteriorating conversations.
Their approach modifies the key-value cache to allow conversations to flow without the need to restart the software. [ more ]
Bloomberg
5 months ago
Privacy technologies

Bloomberg

AI chatbot technology is being used by companies to automate customer service interactions
Chatbots can provide personalized and efficient customer service, leading to improved customer satisfaction and loyalty [ more ]
ScienceDaily
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Chats with AI shift attitudes on climate change, Black Lives Matter

Talking to AI chatbots can influence people's opinions on controversial topics like climate change and Black Lives Matter.
The study aimed to understand how GPT-3, a large language model, performs in culturally diverse conversations. [ more ]
Fortune
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Come back, we love AGI, Zuckerberg says in bid to woo top AI talent

Mark Zuckerberg is merging Meta's two advanced AI divisions to accelerate the development of general purpose AI chatbots and win the competition for AI engineering talent.
The announcements signal Meta's ambition to position itself at the forefront of developing consumer-facing AI products and attract talented engineers and machine learning researchers. [ more ]
The Drum
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Deepfake detection and 'truth redefined': CES 2024 was about putting AI everywhere

AI-powered stock photo service launched by Getty to provide copyright-protected images
Rise of AI chatbots and their role in understanding customers and creating meaningful experiences
AI reshaping smart TVs with integrations in viewing, advertising, and shopping [ more ]
Medium
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Deloitte Provides Employees with New AI Chatbot, PairD

Deloitte is providing 75,000 employees with an AI chatbot called PairD to assist with emails and PowerPoints.
The adoption of AI is scaling across industries, with Deloitte's move signaling a desire for domain-specific AI technology.
While AI can increase productivity, there are risks of inaccurate information and the need for human validation. [ more ]
The Drum
6 months ago
Marketing

How to maximize the top 7 trends in customer experience right now

AI chatbots positively impact customer satisfaction
Customers want a seamless blend of digital and human interactions [ more ]
TechRepublic
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

OpenAI's GPT Store is Now Open for Chatbot Builders

OpenAI has launched the GPT Store, where ChatGPT subscribers can access purpose-tweaked generative AI chatbots for various applications.
Chatbot builders can promote their creations while users can find more specialized and practical chatbots for their needs. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
7 months ago
Education

Cheating Fears Over Chatbots Were Overblown, New Research Suggests

The popularization of AI chatbots like ChatGPT has not increased overall cheating rates in schools, according to new research from Stanford University.
Many high school students are not familiar with or have never used AI chatbots for schoolwork, as found by the Pew Research Center. [ more ]
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The Verge
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Why is Elon Musk's Grok chatbot so unfunny?

xAI, funded with $1 billion, is seen as Elon Musk's attempt to save Twitter.
Grok, xAI's answer bot, is marketed as humorous but has received criticism for being unfunny. [ more ]
The New Yorker
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

The Year A.I. Ate the Internet

2023: the year of human-like AI chatbots
AI chatbots like ChatGPT are responsive, improvisational, and unpredictable [ more ]
WSJ
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

The Hot New AI Job That's Paying Up to $250K

Query crafting for AI chatbots is a new type of job.
Skills required for this job include deep understanding of natural language processing, creative thinking, and good communication skills.
Familiarity with AI models, quick iteration, and attention to language details are also important. [ more ]
Chicago Tribune
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Op-ed: AI tools are cash cow for developers and a liability for us

ChatGPT has been widely used for various tasks, including writing essays and improving productivity in public offices.
Government departments, such as Energy, Health and Human Services, and Commerce, are among the top users of ChatGPT for serving Americans.
ChatGPT and similar systems create ethical, legal, social, and practical challenges, including an unequal distribution of benefits and burdens. [ more ]
The Atlantic
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

The Age of Uncensored AI Has Already Begun

AI chatbots are becoming more cautious and restricted in their responses, prioritizing user safety.
Experts are expressing concerns that restrictions on AI technology are limiting its capabilities and stifling innovation. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
8 months ago
Artificial intelligence

From fascination to fear of a hidden agenda: The year of ChatGPT will define the battle for the future of humanity

The defeat of world Go champion Lee Sedol by AlphaGo highlighted the power of AI
Advances in AI language technology have reached the general public [ more ]
The Verge
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Why is Elon Musk's Grok chatbot so unfunny?

xAI, funded with $1 billion, is seen as Elon Musk's attempt to save Twitter.
Grok, xAI's answer bot, is marketed as humorous but has received criticism for being unfunny. [ more ]
The New Yorker
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

The Year A.I. Ate the Internet

2023: the year of human-like AI chatbots
AI chatbots like ChatGPT are responsive, improvisational, and unpredictable [ more ]
WSJ
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

The Hot New AI Job That's Paying Up to $250K

Query crafting for AI chatbots is a new type of job.
Skills required for this job include deep understanding of natural language processing, creative thinking, and good communication skills.
Familiarity with AI models, quick iteration, and attention to language details are also important. [ more ]
Chicago Tribune
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Op-ed: AI tools are cash cow for developers and a liability for us

ChatGPT has been widely used for various tasks, including writing essays and improving productivity in public offices.
Government departments, such as Energy, Health and Human Services, and Commerce, are among the top users of ChatGPT for serving Americans.
ChatGPT and similar systems create ethical, legal, social, and practical challenges, including an unequal distribution of benefits and burdens. [ more ]
The Atlantic
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

The Age of Uncensored AI Has Already Begun

AI chatbots are becoming more cautious and restricted in their responses, prioritizing user safety.
Experts are expressing concerns that restrictions on AI technology are limiting its capabilities and stifling innovation. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
8 months ago
Artificial intelligence

From fascination to fear of a hidden agenda: The year of ChatGPT will define the battle for the future of humanity

The defeat of world Go champion Lee Sedol by AlphaGo highlighted the power of AI
Advances in AI language technology have reached the general public [ more ]
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time.com
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Google DeepMind Unveils Its Most Powerful AI Offering Yet

Google DeepMind announces Gemini, its new family of AI chatbots
Gemini Ultra outperforms OpenAI's GPT-4 model at various tasks [ more ]
Hubspot
8 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI Influencer Marketing: How Artificial Intelligence Could Change Influencer Marketing

AI has the potential to significantly alter influencer marketing by automating tasks and removing obstacles for creators.
AI chatbot characters based on real-life celebrities and influencers have been introduced, changing the landscape of influencer marketing.
AI tools allow creators to handle operations themselves, eliminating the need for agencies and reducing costs. [ more ]
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