Posts Tagged ‘Artificial intelligence (AI)’

‘AI Girlfriends’ Are a Privacy Nightmare

Monday, February 19th, 2024

You shouldn’t trust any answers a chatbot sends you. And you probably shouldn’t trust it with your personal information either. That’s especially true for “AI girlfriends” or “AI boyfriends,” according to new research. An analysis into 11 so-called romance and companion chatbots, published on Wednesday by the Mozilla Foundation, has found a litany of security Read more

AI learns Gregorian chant

Monday, October 9th, 2023

Hundreds of thousands of Latin chant pieces have been digitised and made available to the general public thanks to the use of artificial intelligence. Behind the imposing rood screen, about forty Benedictine nuns take their places in the choir stalls as their superior intones, Deus in adjutórium meum inténde (“God, come to my assistance”). Seven Read more

Australia to require AI-made child abuse material be removed from search results

Monday, September 11th, 2023

Australia will make search engines like Google and Bing take steps to prevent the sharing of child sexual abuse material created by artificial intelligence, the country’s internet regulator said on Friday. A new code drafted by the industry giants at the government’s request will require search engines to ensure that such content is not returned Read more

Judiciary to use AI for writing decisions, reports

Thursday, September 7th, 2023

Turkish Supreme Court head Mehmet Akarca has announced that artificial intelligence (AI) systems will be utilised in some judicial tasks, such as composing reasoned decisions and preparing reports, local media reported on Sept 3. The Supreme Court has been harnessing technological advancements for a while, already establishing an AI-supported virtual centre disseminating precedents of the Read more

AMA calls for stronger AI regulations after doctors use ChatGPT to write medical notes

Monday, July 31st, 2023

Australia’s peak medical association has called for strong rules and transparency around the use of artificial intelligence in the healthcare industry after warning doctors in Perth-based hospitals not to write medical notes using ChatGPT. The Australian Medical Association said in its submission to the federal government’s discussion paper on safe and responsible AI, seen by Read more

Theology and the machine

Thursday, July 27th, 2023

As AI proponents aim to make inroads for language learning models in communities around the world, developers this month announced an AI project they say could be a “game changer for the Church.” The developers of Magisterium AI trained an AI robot on a database of 456 Church documents. These include: Scripture the Catechism of Read more

Can chatbots write inspirational and wise sermons?

Monday, July 24th, 2023

When several hundred Lutherans in Bavaria, Germany, attended a service on June 9, 2023, designed by ChatGPT, the program not only selected hymns and prayers, but also composed and delivered a sermon, delivered by an avatar on a big screen. Indeed, programs like ChatGPT, that can produce a sermon in seconds, might seem attractive to Read more

Pope Francis asks Pontifical Academy for Life to study ethics of emerging technologies

Thursday, February 23rd, 2023

Pope Francis told the Pontifical Academy for Life on Monday that it faces an enormous task in evaluating the ethics of emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI) and human enhancement. The pope asked the academy on Feb. 20 to “ensure that scientific and technological growth is reconciled more and more with a parallel development Read more

Sermons written by ChatGPT “lack soul”

Monday, February 20th, 2023

As artificial intelligence (AI) chatbots like ChatGPT continue to advance, many suggest they lack soul and sermons written by AI cannot replicate the passion of actual preaching. While some clergy may believe ChatGPT and other AI tools can write passably competent sermons, there is an evolving consensus that they lack the soul that comes from Read more