Artificial Intelligence

Elaine Byrne: The rapid spread of AI means the truth now has many faces

Artificial intelligence has the power to distort democracy and impact our lives in ways we cannot imagine yet

The Irish Times apologised for running a column that was created through the ChatGPT platform

The Irish Times apologised last Sunday for running a column about the use of fake tan by Irish women. It later emerged that a hoaxer created the article through the ChatGPT platform.

The incident was a timely reminder for all media outlets about the risks and challenges to Irish democracy from Artificial intelligence (AI). Ireland is less than two years out from a general election. The dangers to democracy are obvious.

AI-powered algorithms can be ...