Anthropomorphism and AI hype

Anthropomorphism and AI hype March 25, 2024 Authored: By Nicholas Barrow Published: Springer Link Summary: The article discusses the inherent human tendency to anthropomorphize, or attribute human characteristics to non-human entities, especially in the context of artificial intelligence (AI). This tendency has led to misconceptions and overhyped perceptions of AI’s capabilities, notably with technologies designed […]

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, […]

Entering the age of artificial truth

Entering the age of artificial truth August 27, 2023 Authored: Michael P. Ferguson Published: The Hill Summary: The article discusses concerns raised by experts like Gary Marcus and theoretical physicist Michio Kaku about the impact of open-source AI tools, particularly large language models, on the internet. These tools can create echo chambers of flawed information […]

Panic about overhyped AI risk could lead to the wrong kind of regulation

Divyansh Kaushik and Matt Korda – Vox

This article discusses the proliferation of sensationalist narratives and misinformation surrounding artificial intelligence (AI) and its potential impact on responsible AI governance. It addresses the exaggeration of risks and threats, such as comparing AI to nuclear weapons, and argues for nuanced regulations, transparent operations, and accountability in AI applications. The article emphasizes the need to address genuine catastrophic risks, promote responsible AI research, implement data privacy reforms, and foster collaborations between academia and industry to develop effective AI policies that benefit humanity and minimize risks.