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Microsoft's Bold Claims of AI 'Human Reasoning' Shot Down By Experts
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Here's Why You Would Want Your iPhone to Talk in Your Own Voice
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How Google's Protections For Responsible AI May Not Go Far Enough
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How Google’s MusicLM AI Is Inspiring Musicians to Create New Tunes
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Apple Announces Plans to Add AI Capabilities to 3 Cognitive Accessibility Features
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Why Apple's XR Headset Is So Last Year
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Why Anthropic's Attempt to Reign in AI Might Be Too Little Too Late
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Google Search Tests Out AI Tools for More Accurate and Helpful Results
Magic Editor
Google Announces Robust New AI Tools for Photos, Maps, and Gmail
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How Generative AI for Google Docs Could Make Your Writing Better
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Microsoft 365 Expands Copilot AI Toolset and Opens up to More Enterprise Users
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AI May Be Dangerous, but Here's Why Experts Say You Shouldn't Freak Out Too Much Yet
Bing Update
Bing's AI Chatbot Gets a Ton of New Features, Like Video Answers
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This New AI Brain Decoder Could Be A Privacy Nightmare, Experts Say
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Chat GPT Horror Stories Show What a Useful Creative Tool It Can Be
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Why You Might Not Want AI Chatbots That Are Too Human
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Nvidia’s New Software Hopes to Stop AI Chatbots From Hallucinating
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Why Robots That Move Like Acrobats Can Interact More Closely With Humans
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Google's AI Chatbot, Bard, Can Now Help You Code Software
A young person using a chatbot on a laptop computer.
Is ChatGPT Doing Your Kid's Homework? Maybe, but It Could Have Some Benefits
AI and To-Do Lists Are Just About the Perfect Match
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AI Contributes to Climate Change—Here's How to Make It Cleaner Technology
A portrait of a person with image segmentation overlaying half the facial features.
Meta's New Segment Anything Model for Identification Is a Big Deal, Experts Say
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Protect the Future: How to Stop AI from Overpowering Humanity
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AI Is Writing Books Faster Than Humans—Here's Why That's a Problem
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How the Mistakes Made By LLM Creators Have Led to Problem Children
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How AI Can Turn Thoughts Into Images and Why You Should Care
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Even the Creator of ChatGPT Finds AI Scary, But Not Everyone Agrees
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How Artificial Intelligence Is Helping to Translate Animal Languages
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Conversational AI Like ChatGPT May Soon Have a Face That Looks Human
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ChatGPT on Smartwatches? Yep, It’s a Thing (And It’s Useful!)
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AI & GPT 4 Could Allow Movie Makers to Have Even More Creativity
Someone typing on a laptop computer, with an AI chatbot graphic overlaying the image.
Why You Don’t Want AI Chatbot Search in Your Browser
A woman's face with AI markers overlaid onto it against a white background.
With AI Portraits, Does a Photographer Even Need a Camera Anymore?
The Nottingham Art Gallery.
Why It Matters That AI Photo Apps Are Infringing on Artists' Copyrights
A robot speaking into a microphone.
Why Experts Say AI That Clones Your Voice Could Create Privacy Problems
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Why AI Photography Could Make It Unnecessary to Carry a Professional Camera
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Your Next Lawyer Could be Powered by AI—Here's Why That's a Good Thing
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Teaching AI How to Feel Could Make for Better Computers
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Some Human Authors Worry AI Will Take Their Jobs—Here's Why
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PodSearch Shows That AI Can Be Awesome, and Not Just Evil—Here's How
Someone holding a smartphone with the Google search page open on the screen.
More AI Chatbot Searches Are Coming—Here's Why That Could Be a Bad Thing
Concept images of an artificial intelligence drawing a portrait of a person.
How Artists Are Fighting Back Against AI Art That Copies Their Works
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How AI Translation Is Helping Scientists Understand Ancient Languages
A person working in a lab setting with a tablet and an artificial intelligence data graphic overlaying the scene.
How AI Could Fake Papers and Wreck the Scientific Process
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Got Questions? ChatGPT May Be Better Than Google for Many Straight Answers
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How AI Has Pushed Humans to Have More Creative Thought Processes
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Can a Hidden Watermark Help Detect Text Written By AI? Maybe
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Don't Worry! AI Won't Be Reading Your Mind Anytime Soon, Experts Say
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Birds and AI May Have a Lot in Common—Here's Why That's Reassuring
Microsoft Copilot
Microsoft Adds 365 Copilot to Bring AI to Word, Outlook, Excel, and More
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Apple's New AI Audiobooks Are Great for Accessibility, Bad for Voice Actors
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Why AI Voice Scams Mean You Should Probably Never Answer Your Phone
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How AI Could Help Give People With Speech Challenges Their Voices Back
Someone laying on a wooden deck reading a book.
AI Narrated Books May Be More Accessible, but Not for Everyone, Experts Say
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Apple's Mixed Reality Headset Is Trying Way Too Hard to Be 'More'
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Why It Matters That GPT-4 Shows Signs of Artificial General Intelligence
AI-Generated Art Could Be the Next Big Home Decor Trend
Illustration of a robot delivering the news as a news anchor.
AI News Presenters Mix Truth and Reality-Here's Why Experts Say That's a Problem