GPT-3 AI and clean meat on The Future, This Week

This week: the media hype around AI writing essays, and how to make clean meat innovation palatable.

Sandra Peter (Sydney Business Insights) and Kai Riemer (Digital Disruption Research Group) meet once a week to put their own spin on news that is impacting the future of business in The Future, This Week.

The stories this week

07:42 – This op-ed was written by an AI (or was it?)

22:20 – Gen-Z is not ready to eat lab-grown meat

Global need for copper could increase by 350% by 2050

Can you run Doom on an Electronic Pregnancy Test?

Uber pledges to shift to ‘100 percent’ electric vehicles by 2030

China’s driverless car upstarts see robotaxis scaling up

Yandex and Uber spin out self-driving venture

LED face mask

Leather made from mushrooms could mould the future of sustainable fashion

Apple seeks damages from Epic

Our previous conversation of GPT-2 on TFTW

Text to speech synthesis

The Guardian’s GPT-3-generated article is everything wrong with AI media hype

A college student used GPT-3 to write fake blog posts and ended up at the top of Hacker News

AI experts and enthusiasts were cynical about the article

GPT-3 a massive act of cutting and pasting

Artificial journalism?

GPT-3 is mindless

Fox News hypes GPT-3

Clean meat to meet the demand for meat

Lab-grown meat as a mass-market option

Beyond Meat teams up with elite athletes

Redefine Meat is developing a 3D-printed steak

Lab-grown meat could leave some marginalised

The fake food future on SBI

Our previous discussion of meat alternative on TFTW, the fake food future and chicken wars

Our previous discussion of the Chicken of Tomorrow on TFTW


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