When OpenAI released ChatGPT to the public, the text generator made a clear case for the sheer disruptive force of AI – making it apparent that such technology will change the way we experience information and engage with brands. But major challenges remain before AI elbows humans out of the way.
Professor Paul Clough is a professor of search and analytics at the University of Sheffield. He heads the information retrieval research group at the University of Sheffield’s Information School, where he teaches and researches data management, information storage, and retrieval.
Lucas Catalan Galan is the head of data science product at CODE Worldwide and a self-taught programmer and AI expert with over ten years in building innovative technology solutions and focusing on their applications. Galan has been involved in designing award-winning AI solutions for the likes of Formula One, Reuters Institute, and Public Health England.
Omar H. Fares is a lecturer at the Ted Rogers School of Retail Management. He researches consumers’ interaction with novel digital innovations and the impact of digital innovations on retailers. Fares has worked for leading institutions such as Walmart, CIBC, and Fairstone Bank.
The rapid growth of an online ‘infodemic’ – where fake news and conspiracy theories abound – means it has become difficult to sort fact from fiction. Logically is using AI technology and fact-checkers to help both private companies and the general public combat the spread of misinformation.
Algorithms have become central to discovering new music and products online – but are machine-led recommendations always welcome? Canvas8 spoke to Chiara Longoni, an assistant professor at Boston University, to understand how people’s goals impact their willingness to trust AI.
AI photo generator Lensa AI has risen to the top of the App Store, offering users the ability to generate 'magic avatars' for themselves using AI technology. Conversations about AI are evolving and people appear willing to share their information in exchange for the convenience offered by the tech.
An AI-rendered fashion show showcasing elderly African models is gaining attention for challenging the cultural hegemony around beauty and ageing in fashion. The project is also highlighting the disruptive potential of AI through democratising access to creative industries.