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Welcome to the Tech for Good Live podcast. We’re back after a surprise full season break, and raring to go trying out a whole new podcast format, discussing the good, the bad and the ugly side of tech.
We are talking about how AI might help cheating in exams, but also might help with mental health diagnosis. Sounds like a win win. And we return to our usual segment “What’s Elon done now!?”
Our special guest is Alex Nelson, Principal Designer at Hala Systems, who develops cutting edge humanitarian technology for conflict zones, like early warning systems for hospitals and schools in Syria to allow them to evacuate during bombings.
Good story of the week:
AI is having a wild ride right now, excitement over ChatGPT turned to fear of cheating in exams and other misuse and back to exciting new uses for these AI tools including mental health diagnosis:
But it seems some need more caution and common sense in considering how we use AI:
A news site used AI to write articles. It was a journalistic disaster. - Washington Post
Bad news story of the week:
In a continued effort to throw the baby out with the bath water, Twitter gets rid of third party apps, remembers a subscription needs some kind of benefit, and suggests they'll have an ad free version soon (and not because all the advertisers have left):
Ugly story of the week:
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