Being human

AI programmes are crafted to curate social media content in a manner that captivates the user’s attention for long hours. Social media posts that gain the most traction through a binary like-or-dislike scheme are promoted, while meaningful journalism and art fall by the wayside.

AI can make world a more equitable place: Bill Gates

If we make smart investments now, artificial intelligence (AI) can make the world a more equitable place, reducing or even eliminating the lag time between when the rich world gets an innovation and when the poor world does, billionaire Bill Gates has said.