in the State of the Union, President Obama emphasized the importance of innovation in “winning the future.” It’s clear that he wants to usher in a golden era of American ingenuity, to unleash the talent of everyone. But what if we’ve become less talented? … The era of the lone genius is coming to an end. If our current lists of global thinkers seem paltry, it’s because the best thinkers no longer exist by themselves, toiling away in a vacuum. Instead, they require the constant feedback and knowledge of others. We live in a world of such complexity that our problems increasingly exceed the possibilities of the individual mind. Collaboration is no longer an option.
While text-generating AI can be very useful in some applications, it generates pseudo-profound bullshit — that is, content that sounds good to humans but whose truth value is unknown.
An inclusion expert explains why women of color are held back.
While most participants fibbed a little bit, laptop users were much more likely to lie – and by a lot more.