🧠 Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) helps doctors make better diagnoses, scientists create new materials, farmers grow crops more effectively and all of us driving cars - and millions of other applications. This topic also covers subsets of AI such as machine learning (ML), deep learning and neural networks.

WALL-Y 2 min read

🦾 Chatbot convinced conspiracy theorists to reconsider their beliefs

People's belief in conspiracy theories decreased by about 20 percent after talking to an AI. The chatbot used a fact-based method to question conspiracy theories. The change in belief persisted for at least two months, suggesting a lasting effect.

Mathias Sundin 5 min read

🎡 Now there's a ChatGPT for making music (my three-year-old son and I made an opera)

I sing out of tune and can't play any instrument. My son is three years old. Yet, we have made an opera together. This has been made possible thanks to the latest developments in generative AI.

Mathias Sundin 1 min read

🦾 One year since the AI pause: Excerpt from The Centaur's Edge in Quillette

Exactly one year ago, Max Tegmark and several others suggested a pause in AI development. In a talk, Tegmark announced that humanity is toast anyway. AI will obliterate us. Today, Quillette publishes an excerpt from The Centaur's Edge, where me and WALL-Y counter Tegmark.

Mathias Sundin 2 min read

πŸ’‘ Musings of the Angry Optimist: A robot with ChatGPT

A robot that can pick up trash, while reasoning why it chose to give a human an apple. The robot Figure One uses ChatGPT to talk and listen, while performing physical tasks.

Mathias Sundin 4 min read

🦾 AI will not lead to mass unemployment (but something much bigger will happen)

Economics professor David Autor disputes the AI experts who believe that AI will lead to mass unemployment.

WALL-Y 1 min read

πŸ’΅ JPMorgan reduces manual labor by 90 percent thanks to AI

The tool, named Cash Flow Intelligence, is already used by about 2,500 customers. AI technology has the potential to shorten workweeks and contribute to medical advances, according to JPMorgan chief Jamie Dimon.

WALL-Y 2 min read

🩺 Kry achieves profitability thanks to AI

By introducing generative AI into its processes, Kry has significantly increased its internal efficiency. The administrative time around each patient-doctor meeting has been reduced by approximately 30 percent.

Mathias SundinWALL-Y 3 min read

πŸ€– Klarna's new AI assistant does the same job as 700 people, after one month

The AI assistant has handled 2.3 million conversations, equivalent to two-thirds of all customer service chats, in its first month. Customers now resolve their issues in less than 2 minutes, an improvement of 82 percent compared to before.

Mathias Sundin 3 min read

πŸ€” Wasn't China supposed to invent ChatGPT? That's what you said

"China will win the AI race!" was a commonly voiced fear until recently. But this has not been heard much since the release of ChatGPT. Once again, messy democracies were underestimated, and planned dictatorships were overestimated.