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The fourth agricultural revolution is coming – but who will really benefit?

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kung_tom/shutterstock David Rose, University of Reading and Charlotte-Anne Chivers, University of Gloucestershire Depending on who you listen to, artificial intelligence may either free us from monotonous labour and unleash huge productivity gains, or create a dystopia of mass unemployment and automated oppression. In the case of farming, some researchers, business people and politicians think the effects of AI and other …

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Why AI can’t ever reach its full potential without a physical body

EPSRC prize winning photograph by Alexander James Spence, Author provided

EPSRC prize winning photograph by Alexander James Spence, Author provided Mark Lee, Aberystwyth University Artificial intelligence seems to be making enormous advances. It has become the key technology behind self-driving cars, automatic translation systems, speech and textual analysis, image processing and all kinds of diagnosis and recognition systems. In many cases, AI can surpass the best human performance levels at …

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A language generation program’s ability to write articles, produce code and compose poetry has wowed scientists

GPT-3 is 10 times more complex than its predecessor. antoniokhr/iStock via Getty Images

GPT-3 is 10 times more complex than its predecessor. antoniokhr/iStock via Getty Images Prasenjit Mitra, Pennsylvania State University Seven years ago, my student and I at Penn State built a bot to write a Wikipedia article on Bengali Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore’s play “Chitra.” First it culled information about “Chitra” from the internet. Then it looked at existing Wikipedia entries …

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