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Trust Is Hard to Restore After Robot Co-Worker Makes Mistakes
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Trust Is Hard to Restore After Robot Co-Worker Makes Mistakes

Humans are less forgiving of robot co-workers after multiple mistakes — and the trust is difficult to restore, a University of Michigan study says.

Replacing a SQL Analyst With 26 Recursive GPT Prompts
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Replacing a SQL Analyst With 26 Recursive GPT Prompts

Ken Van Haren describes experimenting with GPT-3 to see if it could entirely replace a dreaded "analytics on-call" rotation.

OpenAI's ChatGPT Raises Alarm Over Student Cheating
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OpenAI's ChatGPT Raises Alarm Over Student Cheating

Universities need new ways to assess and respond to threats to academic integrity posed by AI tools that students could use to cheat on written assignments.

Study Finds AI-Assisted Code Is More Likely to be Buggy
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Study Finds AI-Assisted Code Is More Likely to be Buggy

Computer scientists from Stanford University have found that programmers who accept help from AI tools like Github Copilot produce less secure code than those who...

Computer Vision Tech Assesses Proper Mask Wearing
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Computer Vision Tech Assesses Proper Mask Wearing

Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital and MIT used a computer vision algorithm in a system to measure adherence to and provide real-time feedback on mask...

Are ChatGPT and AlphaCode Going to Replace Programmers?
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Are ChatGPT and AlphaCode Going to Replace Programmers?

OpenAI's ChatGPT and DeepMind's AlphaCode can now produce meaningful lines of code, but software engineers shouldn't switch careers quite yet.

Wearable Devices Accurately Predict Fitness Levels
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Wearable Devices Accurately Predict Fitness Levels

Scientists at the University of Cambridge used wearable devices to accurately measure the fitness of individuals without requiring the users to exercise.

AI-Generated Answers Temporarily Banned on Stack Overflow
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AI-Generated Answers Temporarily Banned on Stack Overflow

Stack Overflow has temporarily banned users from sharing responses generated by OpenAI's chatbot ChatGPT, saying they "have a high rate of being incorrect."

Automation Drives Income Inequality, Study Says
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Automation Drives Income Inequality, Study Says

Automation accounts for more than half of the increasing income gap between more- and less-educated workers in the United States over the last four decades, a published...

Are You Ready for Workplace Brain Scanning?
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Are You Ready for Workplace Brain Scanning?

Neurotechnology is coming to the workplace in the form of sensors that extract data from workers' brains with an eye on making them happier and more productive....

Designing and Programming Living Computers
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Designing and Programming Living Computers

Scientists from Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology collaborated to create genetic "devices" designed to perform...

Meta Lays Off More Than 11,000 Employees
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Meta Lays Off More Than 11,000 Employees

The parent of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp reduced its work force by 13% and extended a hiring freeze through the first quarter of next year.

Robots Help Recruit Tech-Savvy Workers
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Robots Help Recruit Tech-Savvy Workers

Some companies see warehouse-floor automation as helping them onboard tech-savvy workers and managers as part of their efforts to reduce headcount, lower costs,...

Teaching Robots To Be Team Players With Nature
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Teaching Robots To Be Team Players With Nature

Researchers have harnessed the self-organization skills required to reap the benefits of natural swarms for robotic applications in artificial intelligence, computing...

Academic Publishers Turn to AI Software to Catch Bad Research
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Academic Publishers Turn to AI Software to Catch Bad Research

To prevent embarrassment and reputational damage, academic publishers have turned to AI software to detect image duplication before a paper is published in a journal...

How Will AI Unmake Coding?
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How Will AI Unmake Coding?

Are coders doomed? That question has been bouncing around computer-programming communities with the rise of automated coding assistants and systems that can write...

Researchers Improve Method for Removing Gender Bias in NLP
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Researchers Improve Method for Removing Gender Bias in NLP

Researchers at the University of Alberta developed a methodology that eliminates gender bias from text while retaining other critical contextual data in natural...

Charisma Matters Most in Managers' Video Communication
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Charisma Matters Most in Managers' Video Communication

A study of managers' leadership tactics and their choice of communications channel on staff performance found that charismatic video communication led to higher...

2022 ACM Gordon Bell Prize Finalists Announced
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2022 ACM Gordon Bell Prize Finalists Announced

The SC22 conference schedule provides a first glimpse of the finalists for the 2022 ACM Gordon Bell Prize, awarded annually to recognize "innovation in applying...

Computer Scientists Develop System That Helps AI Understand Human Goals
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Computer Scientists Develop System That Helps AI Understand Human Goals

Researchers have presented a framework for what they call "explainable artificial intelligence" (XAI) which shows that real-time human-robot mutual understanding...
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