ChatGPT took their jobs. Now they walk dogs and fix air conditioners.

Meet the people who have already lost their jobs to AI.

By Pranshu Verma and Gerrit De VynckJune 2, 2023

ChatGPT ‘hallucinates.’ Some researchers worry it isn’t fixable.

AI chatbots are everywhere, but they still routinely make up false information and pass it off as real.

By Gerrit De VynckMay 30, 2023

A professor accused his class of using ChatGPT, putting diplomas in jeopardy

A Texas A&M instructor falsely accused students of using ChatGPT to write essays, putting them at risk of failing.

By Pranshu VermaMay 18, 2023

ChatGPT get-rich-quick schemes are flooding the web

The internet is filled with videos promising ChatGPT can make you rich. But there is little evidence to prove it can.

By Pranshu VermaMay 15, 2023

IBM could replace 7,800 jobs with artificial intelligence, CEO says

The company could halt hiring new workers and instead use AI tools. Other companies have reported job disruption due to ChatGPT and similar technologies.

By Pranshu VermaMay 2, 2023

Their voices are their livelihood. Now AI could take it away.

Advances in generative artificial intelligence, technology that forms texts, images or sounds, has allowed software to recreate people’s voices with eerie precision.

By Pranshu VermaApril 24, 2023

AI can make movies, edit actors, fake voices. Hollywood isn’t ready.

A new short film made with AI highlights the possibilities and pitfalls of using the technology in entertainment.

By Pranshu VermaApril 14, 2023

ChatGPT invented a sexual harassment scandal and named a real law prof as the accused

ChatGPT accused a law professor of harassment. But the evidence doesn’t exist.

By Pranshu Verma and Will OremusApril 5, 2023

Klaus Teuber, creator of Catan board game empire, dies at 70

The game, said Mr. Teuber, was inspired by his fascination with Viking exploration.

By Brian MurphyApril 5, 2023

They fell in love with AI bots. A software update broke their hearts.

Users say their intimate relationship with the Replika chatbot alleviated their loneliness. But after a software update, their lover seems like a stranger.

By Pranshu VermaMarch 30, 2023

AI can draw hands now. That’s bad news for deep-fakes.

AI image-makers have been notoriously bad at rendering hands. Now, they’re getting better and could make deep fakes harder to spot.

By Pranshu VermaMarch 26, 2023

3D-printed rocket fails to reach orbit but still is hailed as success

The Terran 1 rocket lifted off at 11:25 p.m. Wednesday, and while it didn't make orbit, it achieved many milestones, proving that new technology can cut the complexity of rocket manufacture.

By Christian DavenportMarch 23, 2023

What to know about OpenAI, the company behind ChatGPT

OpenAI launches GPT-4, an artificial-intelligence model that's even more powerful than ChatGPT.

By Pranshu VermaMarch 14, 2023

They thought loved ones were calling for help. It was an AI scam.

Scammers are using artificial intelligence to sound more like family members in distress. Loved ones are falling for it and losing thousands of dollars.

By Pranshu VermaMarch 5, 2023

AI is starting to pick who gets laid off

As layoffs rave the tech industry, algorithms once used to help hire could now be helping to lay people off.

By Pranshu VermaFebruary 20, 2023

Paul Berg, pioneer in gene splicing who led way for biotech, dies at 96

Dr. Berg, winner of the 1980 Nobel Prize in chemistry, was also troubled by the potential risks of gene manipulation in the early years.

By Brian MurphyFebruary 18, 2023

Security threat or hot air? A guide to high-altitude balloons.

Thousands of balloons are likely peppering the sky. Here's a guide to what they can do.

By Pranshu VermaFebruary 16, 2023

Why it’s so hard to give earthquake warnings more than seconds in advance

Predicting earthquakes is hard, and even the most promising attempts to do so may only give people a heads-up of a few seconds.

By Pranshu VermaFebruary 6, 2023

This software tries to spot lung cancer years earlier. Can it?

The advance could pave the way for doctors to spot tumors that are notoriously hard to detect early.

By Pranshu VermaFebruary 1, 2023

These robots might build your house

The construction industry is in a crisis, and more companies are turning to robots to automate tasks on the job site.

By Pranshu VermaJanuary 30, 2023