In a move sure to delight anyone who enjoys blindly ingesting chemicals, a new artificial intelligence program has managed to speed up drug development to blistering speeds. Called 'ForMed,' the AI reportedly can develop a new drug in a single afternoon, though the efficacy of these drugs remains, in a word, 'unproven'.
In a move that smacks of tech hubris, scientists at MegaloSoft fed their new artificial intelligence system, known as Artifex, comprehensive data on the infamous Joker character, expecting it to generate a fresh, original image. Instead, the A.I. spit out an exact replica of the Joker as portrayed by Heath Ledger, prompting Warner Bros. to issue a stern copyright infringement notice.
In a shocking yet somehow not surprising turn of events, artificial intelligence has been found excelling at creating abysmal art. The A.I. entity, known as 'No-talent-Bot 3000', has been churning out terrifyingly bad renditions of 'Mona Lisa' and 'Starry Night' with the unerring precision of a machine that doesn't know any better.
In a world where AI chatbots such as ChatGPT are hailed as breakthroughs in technology, 'open' alternatives are cropping up faster than Boris Johnson changes COVID safety regulations. But in a reality check akin to finding out your favourite burger joint uses microwaved patties, questions are being raised about just how open this AI truly is.
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