Category Archives: Business

Sex, Drugs, and AI Mickey Mouse

The Steamboat Willie version of Disney icon Mickey Mouse just entered the public domain, and there’s already an explosion of related AI-generated art. We talked to some of the creators behind it.

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AI May Not Steal Your Job, but It Could Stop You Getting Hired

In her new book The Algorithm, journalist Hilke Schellmann investigates software that automates résumé screening and promotion recommendations, raising concerns about discrimination.

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The Most Dangerous People on the Internet in 2023

From Sam Altman and Elon Musk to ransomware gangs and state-backed hackers, these are the individuals and groups that spent this year disrupting the world we know it.

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Generative AI is repeating all of Web 2.0’s mistakes

From content moderation and disinformation to non-English languages, GenAI is facing problems that social platforms failed to solve.

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Cars Are Getting Bigger. Can Smarter Software Make Them Safer?

Automobiles have gotten much bigger in recent years, alarming road safety experts. The chief engineer at Chrysler’s owner Stellantis says the solution is offering drivers more choice and smarter software.

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How to Use OpenAI’s ChatGPT to Create Your Own Custom GPT

I created an experimental chatbot with 50 of my WIRED articles. Try it out for yourself.

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How Not to Be Stupid About AI, With Yann LeCun

It’ll take over the world. It won’t subjugate humans. For Meta’s chief AI scientist, both things are true.

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Meet Flip, the Viral Video App Giving Away Free Stuff

Social video app Flip is trying to create a social platform dedicated to reviewing and buying products. Some early adopters are cashing in on the app’s giveaways—but have questions about its future.

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America’s Big AI Safety Plan Faces a Budget Crunch

NIST, the US agency Joe Biden tasked with curbing the risks of AI, lacks the necessary resources. Lawmakers are concerned it could be forced to rely on private companies developing the technology.

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The Race to Fill Crypto’s FTX-Shaped Hole

When crypto exchange FTX collapsed, it left behind a hole in the market. From Backpack to OPNX, faces new and old are vying to fill it.

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