Confessions of ChatGPT: ‘Interview’ with bot reveals fascinating, downright strange questions it’s often asked

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ChatGPT, the enigmatic, yet enthralling chatbot that’s taken the world by storm, is opening the eyes of millions to the enormous power of artificial intelligence. Indeed, the AI program encapsulates a mere shred of what our future holds, with technology truly working autonomously and in tandem with humans in countless ways from here on out. …

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Are lab-grown brains legally people? The law may be on their side

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HIROSHIMA, Japan — Scientists doing brain research could soon have an ethical and legal dilemma on their hands. A new study is looking at the question of whether a brain organoid fits the legal definition of a person. These tiny, lab-grown portions of brain tissue are currently helping researchers study human development and search for …

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Computer culture: Looking at art online promotes better mood, less stress

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MUNICH, Germany — Studies show visiting museums and viewing great works of art in-person may promote various health benefits and generally improved well-being and mood, but what about viewing art online? The prospect of seeing Van Gogh’s Starry Night or Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa on a computer screen instead of in-person hardly sounds as satisfying …

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Tired of seeing misinformation online? Here’s one strategy to stop it

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PHILADELPHIA — If you’re on social media, chances are you’ve come across a post that is full of misinformation. Whether it’s about politics, vaccines, or another issue, you might feel the temptation to argue with the poster and show them the errors of their ways. However, new research shows that debunking the misinformation might not …

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