Tag: Artificial Intelligence

The Impact of AI on Beauty Standards (Op-Ed)

The Impact of AI on Beauty Standards (Op-Ed)

In the last few decades, beauty standards have become extremely prevalent in the media, and throughout the world. This is largely credited to new technology, which has formed a worldwide, instant connection between people anywhere at any time.  Snapchat, the picture-sharing social media app, was released in 2011. Through this app, face filters soon became […]

AI-generated deceptive election data will impact the 2024 election. (Op-Ed)

AI-generated deceptive election data will impact the 2024 election. (Op-Ed)

The image you see above of Donald Trump posing with African American men and women is not real — it was generated by AI. Did you fall for it? Despite Artificial Intelligence platforms having strict rules against creating misleading political and election data, people can easily use AI to create such content. Researchers with the […]

Companies use Artificial intelligence to observe employee messages

Companies use Artificial intelligence to observe employee messages

Artificial intelligence (AI) has changed workplace dynamics and made people look more closely at how companies monitor their employees. Several prominent corporations, including Starbucks, Walmart, and Delta, have recently been reported to have implemented AI to analyze employers’ messages. The digital firm Aware, which Jeff Schumann established in 2017, is leading the charge in this […]

SAG-AFTRA makes deal with Replica Studios on AI use

SAG-AFTRA makes deal with Replica Studios on AI use

SAG-AFTRA signed a deal Tuesday with AI voice developer Replica Studios, aiming to establish standards for the ethical use of AI voices in creative projects. The deal allows licensed voices to be used in video games and “other interactive media projects,” per the guild’s announcement. “Recent developments in AI technology have underscored the importance of […]

Chief Justice Roberts cautions against use of AI in federal courts

Chief Justice Roberts cautions against use of AI in federal courts

In an annual report released Sunday, Chief Justice John Roberts commented on both the promises and dangers of artificial intelligence in federal courts. “AI obviously has great potential to dramatically increase access to key information for lawyers and non-lawyers alike,” the end-of-year report reads. “But just as obviously it risks invading privacy interests and dehumanizing […]

Pope Francis calls for AI regulation

Pope Francis calls for AI regulation

Pope Francis called for an international treaty to ensure the ethical development of artificial intelligence on Thursday. Francis issued the call as part of his annual message for the World Day of Peace, celebrated on Jan. 1. While he acknowledged the potential benefits of AI to science and medicine, he argued that AI should not […]

YouTube to require creators to label AI-generated content or face suspension

YouTube to require creators to label AI-generated content or face suspension

YouTube announced on Tuesday that it would be rolling out new rules regarding generative AI content on the platform over the coming months. The announcement, authored by YouTube vice presidents Jennifer Flannery O’Connor and Emily Moxley, details a number of the platform’s policies regarding advanced AI, as used by both creators and the company. Most […]

Biden signs executive order to steer AI development

Biden signs executive order to steer AI development

President Joe Biden signed a long-awaited executive order on Monday addressing the security concerns surrounding cutting-edge artificial intelligence. The order requires that AI developers share critical information, such as safety tests, with the U.S. government in accordance with the Defense Production Act, and for the National Institute of Standards to create “rigorous standards” of public […]

Kamala Harris to attend AI summit in the UK

Kamala Harris to attend AI summit in the UK

Vice President Kamala Harris is set to fly out to the United Kingdom for a summit on artificial intelligence next week. The summit – which includes both national and industry representatives – will be hosted at Bletchley Park, an estate outside of London which once served as a base for Allied codebreakers during World War […]

To regulate AI, Congress has some catching up to do

To regulate AI, Congress has some catching up to do

Tech experts held a hearing May 16 and laid bare the risks posed by the exploding advances of AI, and it’s clear that Congress is facing challenges in keeping up. Congress has struggled to regulate technology before. Lawmakers missed windows to create guardrails for the internet and social media that could have prevented the spread of disinformation online. Why? Most members didn’t fully understand the technology and couldn’t figure out how to solve these problems.

Samsung Bans ChatGPT for Employees

Samsung Bans ChatGPT for Employees

Samsung is restricting the use of AI tools such as ChatGPT for employees after the company discovered such services were being misused. The South Korean technology company confirmed to CNBC that it is temporarily restricting the use of generative artificial intelligence tools through the company’s personal computers.

AI Models: A New Dystopian Era

AI Models: A New Dystopian Era

A world in which humans are slowly replaced by Artificial Intelligence, starting with models. That sounds like something straight out of a synopsis from a dystopian novel. However, it’s not. The unreachable perfection of what is currently being defined as beauty seems too much for humans to be able to portray, because now the company Levi’s is introducing a new way of marketing and shopping: AI-generated models.

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