Future of Work Summit 2023

The future of work is no longer an abstract concept but is rapidly becoming the reality of today. With the pandemic and digitalisation, many industries have been forced to adapt and transform their way of working. Now that the future of work is here, are organisations ready? This inaugural summit acts as a platform for…

What’s Wrong With Google? Letting Go of SEO

What happens if you search Google for African American authors.

[sc name="voicefemlower" ][/sc] I’m not going to mince words. Everybody knows what’s wrong with Google now. There’s lots of speculation and also lots of actual information about why and how it happened, and lots of debate about this, but everybody’s clear on the results: Google is no longer a reliable way to find the most relevant…

Predictive Policing – Fair Trials

Predictive Policing (fairtrials.org)

Will predictive systems profile you as a criminal?

Police forces and criminal justice authorities across Europe are using data, algorithms and artificial intelligence (AI) to ‘predict’ if certain people are at ‘risk’ of committing crime or likely to commit crimes in future, and whether and where crime will occur in certain areas in future.We at Fair Trials are calling for a ban on ‘predictive’ policing and justice systems. Take the quiz below to see if you’d be profiled or seen as a ‘risk’ – and find out how to support our campaign.

Source: Predictive Policing – Fair Trials If you’ve been watching as so many murders and acts of terrorism are being committed by people who broadcast their intentions and motives to the world, then like me, for you, this is a big head scratcher. You know if they’re doing this in Europe now, they’ve probably been…

AI art tools Stable Diffusion and Midjourney targeted with copyright lawsuit – The Verge

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AI art tools Stable Diffusion and Midjourney targeted with copyright lawsuit by James Vincent (The Verge)

The creators of AI art generator tools — Stability AI, MidJourney, and DeviantArt — have been accused of copyright violation in a proposed class-action lawsuit launched by a trio of artists, Sarah Andersen, Kelly McKernan, and Karla Ortiz.

A trio of artists have launched a lawsuit against Stability AI and Midjourney, creators of AI art generators Stable Diffusion and Midjourney, and artist portfolio platform DeviantArt, which recently created its own AI art generator, DreamUp.The artists — Sarah Andersen, Kelly McKernan, and Karla Ortiz — allege that these organizations have infringed the rights of “millions…

AI Assisted Art Experiments: Taueret

Best AI of of Taueret

[sc name="voicefemlower" ][/sc] After seeing what some artists did with various deities, I decided to run Taueret through an AI art app, Dawn AI. Majestic “humanoid hippopotamus”, even with lots of detail was a bit too much for the machine, but I did discover one thing it was good for: layout. It arranges things well.…

A critique of pure learning and what artificial neural networks can learn from animal brains | Nature Communications

Not long after the invention of computers in the 1940s, expectations were high. Many believed that computers would soon achieve or surpass human-level intelligence. Herbert Simon, a pioneer of artificial intelligence (AI), famously predicted in 1965 that “machines will be capable, within twenty years, of doing any work a man can do”—to achieve general AI.…

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