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This deep fake video is terrifyingly real: that’s its intent

A Kari Lake deep fake is designed as an education tool and wake-up call. How will voters know what’s real in seven months?

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The flip side of FRT: profile creation

Facial recognition technology (FRT) has an ongoing problem with racial, gender and age bias. But what about tools used to create profile images? Do they suffer from the same “White male” bias? Jeremy Andrew Davis, who was diagnosed as autistic in 2022, tested MidJourney like this. His written prompt: “an autistic person” as well as […]

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AI Education Tech & society

Using algorithmic tools (“AI”) like ChatGPT and MidJourney in the classroom: a guide for teachers

Disruptive algorithmic tools like Bard, ChatGPT and MidJourney  (colloquially known as “AI”) challenge the relationship between human and machine. That’s why it’s important to integrate these tools into curricula. Student phones, tablets and laptops are flooded with tech hype. Where better for students to gain insights into how these technologies work and their potential impacts […]