Geoffrey Hinton, AI, and Google’s Ethics Problem

Geoffrey Hinton, AI, and Google’s Ethics Problem

Talk about the dangers of artificial intelligence, actual or imagined, has become feverish, much of it induced by the growing world of generative chat bots.  When scrutinising the critics, attention should be paid to their motivations.  What do they stand to gain from adopting a particular stance?  In the case of Geoffrey Hinton, immodestly seen…

US Attempts to Ban TikTok Are Not About ‘Security’

US Attempts to Ban TikTok Are Not About ‘Security’

TikTok is the most successful social media app to emerge in the past decade. A huge phenomenon among young people, TikTok has established itself as the single most downloaded application in the world, becoming a staple in many people’s lives in the same way other platforms, such as Facebook, managed in the past. However, not everyone is happy….

Foreboding Sign of Crazy Times… U.S. Shoots Down Suspected Chinese Balloons With F-22s and F-16s

Foreboding Sign of Crazy Times… U.S. Shoots Down Suspected Chinese Balloons With F-22s and F-16s

The Chinese balloon-scare episode gripping America’s political class is comical if it were not so serious in its implications for global security. The Chinese balloon-scare episode gripping the United States’ political class is comical if it were not so serious in its implications for global security. Four suspected Chinese spy balloons were rapidly shot down…

ChatGPT: Who Will Guard AI From the Woke Guardians?

ChatGPT: Who Will Guard AI From the Woke Guardians?

It is only when humans get their hands on technology that it has the ability to become a threat to society. The latest chatbot technology, which generates responses to questions, has shown a clear bias in favor of specific ethnic groups and political ideologies. Is it possible to free artificial intelligence from human prejudices? ChatGPT…