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ChatGPT: Chatbots can help us rediscover the rich history of dialogue

ChatGPT: Chatbots can help us rediscover the rich history of dialogue

It is time to take human-AI dialogue seriously again. With the release of sophisticated chatbots like OpenAI’s ChatGPT, effective human-AI dialogue has become interesting and accessible to everyone. Even to students writing essays, which has led to some academic concerns. How will we know if what we read was written by an AI and why is that […] … learn more→

“The other side of words”: Quantum

“The other side of words”: Quantum

The term “quantum” is very present in the news, between the awarding of the Nobel Prize to Alain Aspect and the technological race in quantum information… The use of this word actually dates back to the dawn of the 20th century  , with the development of mechanics or quantum physics which initiated a true revolution of knowledge and whose consequences are […] … learn more→

ChatGPT could be a game-changer for marketers, but it won’t replace humans any time soon

ChatGPT could be a game-changer for marketers, but it won’t replace humans any time soon

The recent release of the ChatGPT chatbot in November 2022 has generated significant public interest. In essence, ChatGPT is an AI-powered chatbot allowing users to simulate human-like conversations with an AI. GPT stands for Generative Pre-trained Transformer, a language processing model developed by the American artificial intelligence company OpenAI. The GPT language model uses deep learning to produce human-like […] … learn more→

ChatGPT, an AI that speaks very well… but for what?

ChatGPT, an AI that speaks very well… but for what?

ChatGPT has taken center stage since its release on November 30, due to its impressive features, in particular for chatting and answering questions , even complex ones, in a natural and realistic way. As we begin to have a little perspective on this tool, questions arise: what are the current and future limits of ChatGPT, and what are the […] … learn more→

When AI attacks our accents

When AI attacks our accents

June 2022, the SANAS company announces that it has raised 32 million dollars for the creation of a technology based on artificial intelligence whose objective is to remove accents . September 2022, the platform is born not without creating interest, curiosity and excitement in both the English-speaking and French – speaking world . Such software plunges us into a contemporary dystopia where technology comes to […] … learn more→

ChatGPT: why is everyone talking about it?

ChatGPT: why is everyone talking about it?

The release of ChatGPT on November 30 marked a new milestone in the development of language processing technologies. It is in any case the first time that an AI system, directly resulting from research, has aroused such enthusiasm: numerous articles have appeared in the specialized but also general press. ChatGPT (or OpenAI, the company that develops ChatGPT, or both) […] … learn more→

Who wants to regulate artificial intelligence?

Who wants to regulate artificial intelligence?

In the winter of 2016, the Google Nest home automation manager made a software update to its thermostats that caused battery damage . A large number of users were left disconnected, though many were able to change batteries, buy a new thermostat, or wait for Google to fix it. The company indicated that the failure would have been caused by the artificial intelligence […] … learn more→

Is it OK to kick a robot dog?

Is it OK to kick a robot dog?

Last Saturday night, a young woman out on the town in Brisbane saw a dog-shaped robot trotting towards her and did what many of us might have felt an urge to do: she gave it a solid kick in the head. After all, who hasn’t thought about lashing out at “intelligent” technologies that frustrate us as […] … learn more→

Five space exploration missions to look out for in 2023

Five space exploration missions to look out for in 2023

It’s been an eventful year for space exploration, with successes including the completion of Nasa’s Artemis 1 mission (finally), the inauguration of the James Webb Space Telescope, and the completion of China’s Tiangong space station. 2023 is set to be another busy year. Here are five of the most exciting missions to watch out for. 1. Jupiter Icy Moons […] … learn more→

It’s not just Twitter. The whole Internet is broken and we’d better fix it soon

It’s not just Twitter. The whole Internet is broken and we’d better fix it soon

If the debate about Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter tells us anything, it’s that people – including those in governments – don’t understand how the World Wide Web works. We know that the algorithms Twitter uses to recommend content can guide people to develop more extreme views, but what is considered extreme has changed since […] … learn more→