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2023 was the year that artificial intelligence went mainstream

ChatGPT emerged as the front-runner among a wave of AIs with wide-ranging abilities Bildagentur-online/Ohde/​Alamy IT WAS hard to avoid artificial intelligence in 2023, with the vertiginous rise of chatbots powered by large language models (LLMs). By February, OpenAI’s ChatGPT had become the fastest-growing app of all time. By the year’s end, it had become an everything…

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Artificial intelligence and climate change were 2023’s twin challenges

Screenwriters and Writers Guild Of Great Britain (WGGB) members stage a rally in Leicester Square Vuk Valcic/Alamy WHEN New Scientist editors sat down to discuss the biggest story of 2023, one topic shot straight to the top of the list. It can’t have escaped anyone’s notice that artificial intelligence rocketed to prominence this year, with…

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Artificial intelligence for augmentation and productivity | MIT News

The MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing has awarded seed grants to seven projects that are exploring how artificial intelligence and human-computer interaction can be leveraged to enhance modern work spaces to achieve better management and higher productivity. Funded by Andrew W. Houston ’05 and Dropbox Inc., the projects are intended to be interdisciplinary…

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How to help high schoolers prepare for the rise of artificial intelligence | MIT News

Should artificial intelligence be allowed to make care decisions for patients? Though the future of AI may conjure up doomsday visions of robots and computers intent on rendering human existence superfluous, the MIT Abdul Latif Jameel Clinic for Machine Learning in Health (Jameel Clinic) addressed questions surrounding the use of AI in health through their…

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