Oct 11, 2022

The Future Of Fake News And Our Mental Health

Posted by in categories: neuroscience, robotics/AI

Breakthrough AI programs can now generate videos from text input. The U.S. suicide rate and the prevalence of anxiety disorders are at all-time high. The White House has announced the “AI Bill of Rights.” What’s the connection between these 3 news items?

They all hint at how we will live our lives in the near future: As illusionists, making up imaginary worlds, fearing fabricated threats, led by conjurers, tricksters, and demagogues. For some, this prediction is already a good approximation of their present reality.

Let’s start with “AI,” the most exciting, confusing, and menacing technology of our times.

Are we already living in a “metaverse”?

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