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The potential problems of YouTube’s new AI tools

In downtown Manhattan, Google showed off a new suite of AI tools coming over the next year. Here's what has me worried.

On Sep 22, 2023 by Steven Asarch

humanoid AI robot sitting and waiting for a job interview: AI vs human competition

‘How would you feel if you never had to give an interview yourself?’: Career creator warns of AI service promising clones of job-hunters

‘I feel like the CIA should know about this.’

On Sep 21, 2023 by Maya Wray

'Spiral Town' AI art controversy

Viral ‘Spiral Town’ painting sparks controversy over AI art

Many people were shocked to learn this optical illusion was AI-generated.

On Sep 18, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Harvard bro sparks immediate backlash with new ‘SmashOrPassAI’ site, where users rate AI-generated women

'Begging techbros to think about the things they make for, like, 10 seconds before jumping in.'

On Sep 5, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

Girl in the park holding a smartphone iPhone 14 Pro with ChatGPT artificial intelligence chatbot app on the screen

Is there a ChatGPT app?

For when you need AI on the go.

On Sep 4, 2023 by Phil West

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Why BookTok is freaking out over Google Docs

Google says the fears are unfounded.

On Aug 24, 2023 by Ernie Piper

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How one Scooby-Doo fan project almost collapsed under AI controversy

A 23-year-old fan just wanted to make a fun cartoon, but ended up being the center of a heated debate over the ethics of using AI voice actors.

On Aug 15, 2023 by Steven Asarch

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‘Do you see any diversity?’: Man says AI is ableist after generating 100-plus images of ‘an autistic person’—and they’re all white men

'Most were skinny, and weirdly enough, a disproportionate abundance had red hair.'

On Aug 9, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins

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ChatGPT for kids just launched—is it a good idea?

Pinwheel wants its chatbot to tell children stories, prepare them for tests, and learn. Experts have questions

On Aug 8, 2023 by Andrea Guzman

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‘The largest screen for terms and conditions that is wild’: White Castle drive-thru is an AI worker—and there’s a catch

'Does the price go down now that the labor that used to do this is not needed anymore?'

On Aug 4, 2023 by Beau Paul

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‘I’ve never seen a DG that didn’t have boxes piled everywhere’: Shopper shows off futuristic Dollar General that doesn’t take cash

'It's wild how it seems really cool and exciting until you think about what it really means for people in the future.'

On Aug 3, 2023 by Phil West

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Madison Ann talks about her viral ‘frail Victorian child’ TikTok character

'I thought how great it would be to do a funny character, but I was hesitant to do so because I was not sure it would catch on.'

On Aug 3, 2023 by Audra Schroeder

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‘This cannot be the same AI that’s supposed to take over the world’: Viewers defend robot server that spills customers’ drinks

'Why do ppl have a more empathetic response to a robot making a mistake than I've ever experienced as a food service worker.'

On Aug 1, 2023 by Braden Bjella

man speaking over IKEA background with caption 'Let's replace our CEOs instead' (l) man speaking over IKEA background with caption ''Let's replace all of our employees with A.I'' (c) man speaking over IKEA background with caption 'That would save a lot of money' (r)

‘Let’s replace our CEOs instead’: IKEA guy is back with an AI take

'Angry retail guy' Scott Seiss moved on from IKEA. Now he's got some words for AI.

On Jul 27, 2023 by Audra Schroeder

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‘Someone’s 60-year-old dad would believe this’: Scammer sends AI video claiming to be ‘real legit’—and asking for money

'There's no way.'

On Jul 25, 2023 by Angela Lim