ChatGPT and the ethics of AI

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I gave a lecture at the University of Leeds this week on Data and the Ethics of AI. I used ChatGPT to demonstrate some key points, and then decided to ask ChatGPT more. Here is a fragment of that conversation. Q: Are there any circumstances under which an AI system should lie? Please also frame your answer with particular reference …

Intention and the Photographer

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Intention is a critical factor in all photography – indeed, in all art. Let me illustrate. Historically, I have not considered landscape photography as central to my practice, though like many others who started in photography with a lot of travel images, the genre has always been present within my work. However in 2020, landscape has become a more regular …