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 Vynck
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 Vynck
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 Verma
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 Verma
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 Verma
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 Verma
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 Verma
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 Oremus
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 Murphy
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 Verma
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 Verma
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 Davenport
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 Verma
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 Verma
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 Verma
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 Murphy
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 Verma
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 Verma
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 Verma
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 Verma