Find out how to avoid fake news and get the real deal before voting. Get up to speed with the latest developments in AI, social media and journalism with researchers from the University of Canterbury. Dr Zita Joyce (Head of Department of Media and Communication) and Professor Donald Matheson (Media… Read More »Election Special: Is Artificial Intelligence Dangerous for Democracy?
Join us for a casual discussion of the paper On the Dangers of Stochastic Parrots: Can Language Models Be Too Big? 🦜 Emily M. Bender, Timnit Gebru, Angelina McMillan-Major, and Shmargaret Shmitchell. 2021. On the Dangers of Stochastic Parrots: Can Language Models Be Too Big? 🦜 In Proceedings of the… Read More »Digital Humanities Research Network: On the Dangers of Stochastic Parrots
Computational approaches to language modeling and translation, an active area of research for more than 75 years, have hit the mainstream. Writers, teachers, and readers have been encountering writing evaluators in wide deployment since the late 1990s, machine translation made readily available since the mid-2000s, procedurally generated text adventures since… Read More »Arts Digital Lab Seminar: Language Models and Reading Across Stories
ChatGPT is currently at the forefront of much debate about the impact of AI in education. We are therefore running a workshop next Wednesday 8 Feb at 3 – 4.30pm in Logie 613 to test ChatGPT’s capabilities and discuss its implications for teaching and assessment. The first part of the… Read More »Workshop: ChatGPT, teaching and assessment
Join us on Wednesday 5th October at 11am in Logie 401 to explore new technologies for generating images from short text prompts. We’ll learn a little bit about how they work, and then Geoff and Katya will briefly talk about how this technology relates to their areas of research. We’re… Read More »Digital Humanities Research Network: Text-to-image generation