Three ‘Equality & Diversity Scholarships’ have been awarded to exceptional Bangor University 2020 graduates – Georgina Sidley-Brooks, Olaitan Olawande and Abi Cousins. The scholarships, which cover the full course fees, will enable the talented and enthusiastic students to continue their studies and the recipients of these scholarships are now enrolled in postgraduate courses at Bangor.
Publication date: 7 November 2020
Since it was unveiled earlier this year, the new AI-based language generating software GPT-3 has attracted much attention for its ability to produce passages of writing that are convincingly human-like. Some have even suggested that the program, created by Elon Musk’s OpenAI, may be considered or appears to exhibit, something like artificial general intelligence (AGI), the ability to understand or perform any task a human can. This breathless coverage reveals a natural yet aberrant collusion in people’s minds between the appearance of language and the capacity to think.
Publication date: 17 September 2020