How AI is changing the world of travel
16 April 2023 | 5:05 am
Chatbots, robots and other cutting-edge technology are changing the tourism industry. What does the future hold?
Ankara cited recent anti-Muslim and anti-Turkish activities in Europe as reasons for the travel warning. The move comes after four European countries updated their travel advice for Turkey.
We investigate AI-generated videos that urge support for the Burkinabé military junta and its leader Ibrahim Traoré, just days after the junta ordered French troops to leave the country. We take a closer look in this edition of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl.
This new Artificial Intelligence technology, ChatGPT, can answer any sort of questions or write you an essay or news article. But there’s a dark side to it that involves 200 Africans.
We investigate AI-generated videos that call for support for the Burkinabe military junta and its leader Ibrahim Traore, just days after the junta ordered French troops to leave the country. We take a closer look in this edition of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl.
Protests against planned reforms to raise the retirement age are expected to cause huge disruption to local and regional transport. Unions mobilized massive street protests amid similar strikes earlier this month.
Can robots make art? Will ChatGPT replace authors? Is artificial intelligence creative? One thing is certain: AI is set to revolutionize the art world, even if authorship issues remain unresolved.
ChatGPT isn't the only game in town. It may have just hit a record-breaking 100 million monthly active users in just two months, according to a UBS study, but other artificial intelligence (AI) heavyweights hope to catch up. Chief among them are Google's LaMDA, so clever that an employee was fired for calling it "sentient", and Anthropic's Claude, which The New York Times reports is closing in on $300 million in funding.
The conversational service, introduced as Bard, comes after rival Microsoft announced it was investing in ChatGPT. Google said Bard would be integrated into its search engine.
Microsoft says it is revamping its Bing search engine and Edge web browser with artificial intelligence akin to ChatGPT, in the hopes of making inroads into Google's dominance of online searches.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa declares a state of disaster over successive power cuts, but draws the ire of the country's newspapers for his handling of the crisis. After the earthquake in Turkey and Syria, thousands of people offer to adopt a baby girl born in the rubble and whose entire family perished.
Labor action at seven German airports is set to ground nearly 300,000 passengers Friday as unions call for higher pay amid decades-high inflation. Portugal is ending its "Golden Visa" program for real-estate investors as housing prices skyrocket, and US regulators charge crypto firm Terraform Labs and founder Do Kwan with fraud in the $40 billion collapse of the Terra/Luna stablecoin system last year.
The rise of the eerily human-like chatbot has prompted a discussion over what rules are needed for artificial intelligence, and who gets to write them.
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