AI in Education: The Future is Now

AI in Education: The Future is Now April 6, 2024 Authored: By Dan Nailen Published: Gonzaga Magazine Summary: OpenAI released ChatGPT, prompting widespread adoption among students at Gonzaga University. Justin Marquis, the university’s instructional design director, observed suspiciously perfect essays and recognized AI’s influence. Despite concerns about cheating, some faculty encourage AI use while others […]

Google’s Gemini Is the Real Start of the Generative AI Boom

Google’s Gemini Is the Real Start of the Generative AI Boom December 7, 2023 Authored: By Will Knight Published: Wired Summary: Google’s new AI model, Gemini, is positioned as a strong competitor to OpenAI’s ChatGPT. The release of Gemini, described as a fundamentally new kind of AI model, challenges the notion of an impending “AI […]

OpenAI wants ChatGPT in classrooms

OpenAI wants ChatGPT in classrooms November 16, 2023 Authored: By Anna Tong Published: Reuters Summary: OpenAI is considering introducing its popular ChatGPT chatbot into classrooms, aiming to explore educational applications. The company, backed by Microsoft, has experienced rapid growth and faced challenges, including concerns about cheating in schools. OpenAI’s COO, Brad Lightcap, revealed plans to […]

ChatGPT has entered the classroom: how LLMs could transform education

ChatGPT has entered the classroom: how LLMs could transform education November 15, 2023 Authored: By Andy Extance Published: Nature Summary: The article discusses the potential use of large language models (LLMs), such as ChatGPT, in education. Despite concerns about cheating and privacy, educators are exploring the benefits of using AI chatbots to enhance teaching and […]

ChatGPT and Beyond: How to Handle AI in Schools

October 19, 2023 Authored: By Christine Elgersma Published: Common Sense Education Summary: The article explores the growing presence of Artificial Intelligence in education, particularly focusing on the concerns and implications for teachers and students. It discusses various forms of AI, from automation to generative AI, and addresses current concerns such as plagiarism, ethical considerations, biases, […]

AI and science: what 1,600 researchers think

AI and science: what 1,600 researchers think September 27, 2023 Authored: Richard Van Noorden & Jeffrey M. Perkel Published: Nature Summary: Artificial intelligence tools are becoming increasingly prominent in scientific research. A Nature survey of over 1,600 researchers worldwide found that more than half expected AI tools to be ‘very important’ or ‘essential’ in their […]

How to Use FreedomGPT

How to Use FreedomGPT September 26, 2023 Authored: By David Nield Published: GIZMODO Summary: FreedomGPT is a new conversational AI engine that sets itself apart in two significant ways. Firstly, it can operate locally on your computer without the need for internet access. Secondly, it is entirely uncensored, which means it can produce controversial responses. […]

Even OpenAI’s Sam Altman is startled by how powerful he’s become

Even OpenAI’s Sam Altman is startled by how powerful he’s become September 26, 2023 Authored: By Eleanor Pringle Published: Fortune Summary: Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI, reflects on his rapid rise to prominence and the impact of his company’s technology, including ChatGPT, on the global landscape. He expresses his surprise at the position he now […]

Project Gutenberg releases 5,000 free audiobooks using neural text-to-speech technology

Project Gutenberg releases 5,000 free audiobooks using neural text-to-speech technology September 19, 2023 Authored: By Daniel Sims Published: Techspot Summary: Project Gutenberg has released over 5,000 free audiobooks using neural text-to-speech technology. These audiobooks, which include classic literature and public-domain material, were created by scanning books with text-to-speech software that sounds natural and can accurately […]