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Staying current with AI news

There is an increasing number of articles and commentaries addressing the impact of artificial intelligence on education, business, arts, and most aspects of day-to-day life. We will continue to add select articles to this page but recommend the below resources and tools to help you stay current on research and articles in this area.

We suggest creating a search alert in one or more databases. Search alerts save research time, and can be set up to provide e-mail notifications whenever new search results become available within that database.

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The Latest

(2023, November 15). Introducing the LC Labs Artificial Intelligence Planning Framework. THE SIGNAL: Digital Happenings at the Library of Congress.

Rowlatt, J. (2023, November 15). AI could predict hurricane landfall sooner. BBC News.

Calvino, F., et al. (2023, November 14), "What technologies are at the core of AI?: An exploration based on patent data", OECD Artificial Intelligence Papers, No. 6, OECD Publishing, Paris,

Levkovich I, Elyoseph Z. (Accessed 2023, November 14). Identifying depression and its determinants upon initiating treatment: ChatGPT versus primary care physiciansFamily Medicine and Community Health 2023;11:e002391. doi: 10.1136/fmch-2023-002391

Darby, F. (2023, November 13). Why You Should Rethink Your Resistance to ChatGPT. Chronicle of Higher Education.

Barrett, K. (2023, November 14). ChatGPT Poses Ethical Quandaries for Nonprofits. Here’s How to Confront Them.
When used correctly, ChatGPT can be a useful tool. But nonprofits must take a balanced, human-centered approach. Chronicle of Philanthropy.

Palfrey, J. (2023, November 12). Underregulating tech is a relic of the 90s. AI is an urgent call for change. The Hill.

Taloni A, Scorcia V, & Giannaccare G. (2023, November 9). Large Language Model Advanced Data Analysis Abuse to Create a Fake Data Set in Medical Research. JAMA Ophthalmol. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2023.5162

Pasquini, N. (2023, November 9). A Dashboard for Artificial Intelligence: Computer science professor Fernanda Viégas believes “dashboards” that disclose AI models’ biases can help laypeople control AI. Harvard Magazine.

Greenfield, J. (2023, November 4). AI in Academic Neurology: A Chat With ChatGPT-4. NeurologyLive.

Madison, C. (2023, October 28). Why AI Doesn’t Get Slang. And why that’s a good thing. The Atlantic.

Garfinkle, M. (2023, October 27). AI or Not? Debate Erupts Over Authenticity of Gannett's 'Reviewed' Articles, Employees Demand Answers. Entrepreneur.

Navlakha, M. (2023, October 26). Google Bard, ChatGPT: Are AI chatbots suppressing information about Israel and Palestine? Mashable.

Kozlov, M. & Biever, C. (2023, October 25). AI ‘breakthrough’: neural net has human-like ability to generalize language. Nature.

Hagendorff, T., Fabi, S. & Kosinski, M. (2023, October 5). Human-like intuitive behavior and reasoning biases emerged in large language models but disappeared in ChatGPT. Nat Comput Sci 3, 833–838 (2023).

Belfiore, M. (2023, October 2). 5 global problems AI could help solve. The Verge. 

Kim, J., Kim, J. H., Kim, C., & Park, J. (Accessed 2023, September 29). Decisions with ChatGPT: Reexamining choice overload in ChatGPT recommendations. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 75, 103494. https://10.1016/j.jretconser.2023.103494

Moser, E. (2023, September 28). Can ChatGPT help us form personal narratives?  Penn Today.

Schrader, A. (2023, September 26). Another A.I.-Generated Artwork Was Denied Copyright Protection, Adding a New Knot to the Complexities of Creative Ownership. Artnet News.

Pazzanese, C. (2023, September 21). Is ChatGPT more foul than fair? Scholar explains key issues in writers’ case against OpenAI. Harvard Gazette.

Lomas, N. (2023, September 21). Poland opens privacy probe of ChatGPT following GDPR complaint. Techcrunch.

Hashahar, A. (2023, Septemer 21). 5 Mistakes I Learned to Avoid When Working With ChatGPT: What I learned from using ChatGPT for business purposes day-to-day across my content websites. Entrepreneur.

Turner, V.S. (2023, September 20). Four Amazing Impacts of This A.I.-Powered Bird Migration Tracker: A reimagined tool called BirdCast is helping birders, scientists and even farmers. Smithsonian Magazine.

Choi, C. (2023, September 19). ChatGPT May Be A Better Improviser Than You: Chatbots come up with more creative uses for common items than the average person but lag behind the best humans. IEEE Spectrum.

Goldman, S. (2023, September 18). Today’s AI is ‘alchemy,’ not science — what that means and why that matters. VentureBeat.

Gorichanaz, T. (Accessed 2023, September 14) Accused: How students respond to allegations of using ChatGPT on assessments, Learning: Research and Practice, DOI: 10.1080/23735082.2023.2254787

Strayer, P. (2023, September 13). ChatGPT Sparks Growing Interest in A.I. - Can It Help the Wine Industry? Wine Business.

Ellis, C. (2023, September 12). Transforming the public sector and harnessing the power of ChatGPT. Open Access Government.

Pugh, J. (2023, September 9). The 'perfect' teaching assistant? Universities find new uses for AI. CBC News.

Conroy, G. (2023, September 8). Scientific sleuths spot dishonest ChatGPT use in papers. Nature.

Woollacott, E. (2023, September 1). OpenAI Hit With New Lawsuit Over ChatGPT Training Data. Forbes.

Jones, R. (2023, August 31). 10 million enslaved Americans' names are missing from history. AI is helping identify them. National Geographic.

Rao A, Pang M, Kim J, Kamineni M, Lie W, Prasad A, Landman A, Dreyer K, Succi M (Accessed 2023, August 31). Assessing the Utility of ChatGPT Throughout the Entire Clinical Workflow: Development and Usability Study. J Med Internet Res 2023;25:e48659

Brumfiel, G. (2023, August 30). An AI quadcopter has beaten human champions at drone racing. NPR All Things Considered.

Wen, L. (2023, Augsut 29). AI could impact health on a ‘planetary scale.’ Here’s how. The Washington Post.

Tan, R. & Cabato, R. (2023, August 28). Behind the AI boom, an army of overseas workers in ‘digital sweatshops’. The Washington Post. 

Eliot, L. (2023, August 25). Flipping The Script On AI By Using Prompt Engineering Techniques To Have Generative AI Ask You Questions And Get Even Better Answers Out Of The AI. Forbes.

Bogle, A. (2023, August 24). New York Times, CNN and Australia’s ABC block OpenAI’s GPTBot web crawler from accessing content. The Guardian.

Gravel. J., D’Amours-Gravel, E. & Osmanlliu, E. (Accessed 2023, August 24). Learning to Fake It: Limited Responses and Fabricated References Provided by ChatGPT for Medical Questions. Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Digital Health. Vol. 1, Issue 3, September 2023, Pages 226-234.

(2023, August 23). Our Summer of Artificial Intelligence: Copyright Office Hosts Two Webinars on Copyright and AI.  Library of Congress Blog.

Motoki, F., Neto, V.P. & Rodrigues, V. (Accessed 2023, August 27). More human than human: measuring ChatGPT political bias. Public Choice (2023).

Evans, N., Jirout, J., & Hirsh-Pasek, K. (2023, August 22). What ChatGPT can’t do: Educating for curiosity and creativity. Brookings Institute.

Hristidis V, Ruggiano N, Brown E, Ganta S, Stewart S (Accessed 2023, August 2). ChatGPT vs Google for Queries Related to Dementia and Other Cognitive Decline: Comparison of Results. J Med Internet Res 2023;25:e48966.

Yong Cao, Li Zhou, Seolhwa Lee, Laura Cabello, Min Chen, and Daniel Hershcovich. (Accessed 2023, August 2). Assessing Cross-Cultural Alignment between ChatGPT and Human Societies: An Empirical Study. In Proceedings of the First Workshop on Cross-Cultural Considerations in NLP (C3NLP), pages 53–67, Dubrovnik, Croatia. Association for Computational Linguistics.

Bearne, S. (2023, August 1). New AI systems collide with copyright law. BBC News.

Manovich, L. (2023, July 21). The AI Brain in the Cultural Archive: What new artifacts emerge when we look at the next revolution in media? MOMA Magazine.

(2023, July 20). ChatGPT, AI in health care and the future of medicine with AMA President Jesse Ehrenfeld, MD, MPH
AMA Update.

Williams, R. (2023, July 13). ChatGPT can turn bad writers into better ones: People who use ChatGPT to help with writing tasks are more productive and produce higher-quality work than those who don’t, a study found. MIT Technology Review.

Davis, W. (2023, July 9). Sarah Silverman is suing OpenAI and Meta for copyright infringement. The Verge.

Ronen, R. (2023, July 8). How generative AI tools like ChatGPT can revolutionize web accessibility. Venture Beat.

Hu, A. (2023, July 6). The overlooked climate consequences of AI. Grist.

Meskó, B., Topol, E.J. (2023, July 6).  The imperative for regulatory oversight of large language models (or generative AI) in healthcare. npj Digit. Med. 6, 120 (2023).

Creamer, E. (2023, July 5). Authors file a lawsuit against OpenAI for unlawfully ‘ingesting’ their books. The Guardian.

Small, Z. (2023, July 5). Black Artists Say A.I. Shows Bias, With Algorithms Erasing Their History. The New York Times.

Terech, K. (2023, July 2). I asked ChatGPT the same question in Russian and Ukrainian – and the results worried me. techradar.

Williams, T. (2023, June 30). Grant assessors accused of using ChatGPT to write feedback. Times Higher Education.

Asare, J. (2023, June 30). 3 Ways ChatGPT Can Be Used To Advance Workplace DEI. Forbes.

Jingnan, H. (2023, June 29). AI-generated text is hard to spot. It could play a big role in the 2024 campaign. NPR.

Biswos, S. (2023, June 28). Revolutionizing Healthcare: The Promises and Pitfalls of AI in Medicine with ChatGPT. Georgetown Journal of International Affairs.

Ercolano, L. (2023, May 31). This CHATGPT-Inspired large language model speaks fluent finance. John Hopkins University Hub.

Hoover, S. & Spengler, S. (2023, May 30). For Some Autistic People, ChatGPT Is a Lifeline
The chatbot can help rehearse communication skills and for some provides a resource to turn to when life is tough. Wired.

Stadler, C. & Reeves, M. (2023, May 30). Three Lessons From Chatting About Strategy With ChatGPT
When generative AI’s capacity for strategy creation is put to the test, it reveals where its strengths lie — and where humans still have the edge. MIT Sloan Management Review.

Bartholomew, J. & Mehta, D. (2023, May 26). How the media is covering ChatGPT: 
The Tow Center looked at how news organizations have been covering generative AI over the past six months. Columbia Journalism Review.

Wong, M. (2023, May 26). AI Is Unlocking the Human Brain’s Secrets: Language models similar to ChatGPT have started to transform neuroscience. The Atlantic.

Gregersen, H. & Bianzino, N.M. (2023, May 26.). AI Can Help You Ask Better Questions — and Solve Bigger Problems. Harvard Business Review.

Samuel, A. (2023, May 25). We Got Social Media Wrong. Can We Get AI Right? JSTOR Daily.

Buholayka M, Zouabi R, Tadinada A (May 23, 2023) The Readiness of ChatGPT to Write Scientific Case Reports Independently: A Comparative Evaluation Between Human and Artificial Intelligence. Cureus 15(5): e39386. doi:10.7759/cureus.39386

Steve Inskeep, S. & Shanker, T. (2023, May 17). 'Age of Danger' explores potential risks because AI doesn't understand rules of war. NPR.

Bastian, R. (2023, May 8). AI Brings Opportunities And Risks To Workplace DEI Efforts. Forbes.

Hill, S. (2023, May 7). Using AI to Build Personalized Assistive Hearing Devices. Wired.

Ingram, D. (2023, May 6). ChatGPT is powered by these contractors making $15 an hour. NBC News.

Margaret Osborne, M. (2023, May 4). Researchers Use A.I. to Decode Words From Brain Scans. Smithsonian Magazine.

Gao, C.A., Howard, F.M., Markov, N.S. et al. (Accessed 2023, May 2).Comparing scientific abstracts generated by ChatGPT to real abstracts with detectors and blinded human reviewers. npj Digit. Med. 6, 75 (2023).

Kopp, W. & Thomsen, B. (2023, May 1). How AI can accelerate students’ holistic development and make teaching more fulfilling.  World Economic Forum.

Perrifogo, B. (2023, May 1). 150 African Workers for ChatGPT, TikTok and Facebook Vote to Unionize at Landmark Nairobi Meeting. Time.

Heikkilä, M. (2023, April 28). A chatbot that asks questions could help you spot when it makes no sense. MIT Technology Review.

Bhatia, A. (2023, April 27). How Can an A.I. Learn to Write? Choose a Famous Author, and We’ll Show You.
An interactive explanation of how language models learn to mimic language, from Shakespeare to Star Trek. The New York Times.  (NYT Account required)

(2023, April 26). ChatGPT raises questions about how humans acquire language. The Economist.

Galido P, Butala S, Chakerian M, et al. (April 26, 2023) A Case Study Demonstrating Applications of ChatGPT in the Clinical Management of Treatment-Resistant Schizophrenia . Cureus 15(4): e38166. doi:10.7759/cureus.38166

Schroeder, R. (2023, April 26). Generative AI is only as good as the prompt you give it. Inside Higher Ed.

Ashby, M. (2023, April 25).The Andy Warhol Copyright Case That Could Transform Generative AI. Wired.

Zakrzewski, C. (2023, April 25).  "Federal Regulators Call AI Discrimination a ‘new Civil Rights Frontier’." The Washington Post.

Haisler, D. (2023, April 24). 50 ChatGPT Prompts for State and Local Government. Government Technology.

(2023, April 24). Writer, Adviser, Poet, Bot: How ChatGPT Could Transform Politics. VOA.

Goudsward, A. (2023, April 24). YouTube case at Supreme Court could shape protections for ChatGPT and AI. Reuters.

Pawson, C. (2023, April 22). 'Alarming and amazing all at once': TED Talks tackles AI with wonder and warnings in Vancouver. CBC.

Zarefsky, M. (2023, April 21). ChatGPT shouldn’t be listed as JAMA author—and ChatGPT agrees. 
APR 21, 2023. AMA News.

Pollicino, O. & Gregoroi, G. (2023, April 20). ChatGPT: lessons learned from Italy’s temporary ban of the AI chatbot. The Conversation.

Smalley, E. (2023, April 19). Generative AI: 5 essential reads about the new era of creativity, job anxiety, misinformation, bias and plagiarism. The Conversation. ​

Deck, A. (2023, April 19). AI translation is jeopardizing Afghan asylum claims: Cost-cutting translations are introducing errors and putting refugees at risk. Rest of World.

McCormack, M. (2023, April 17).EDUCAUSE QuickPoll Results: Adopting and Adapting to Generative AI in Higher Ed Tech. EDUCAUSE Review.

Ohlheiser, A. (2023, April 16). How AI tools like ChatGPT can combat ADHD paralysis. Mashable.

Verma, Pranshu, and Will Oremus. "ChatGPT Invented a Harassment Scandal but Named a Real Professor in it." The Washington Post, Apr 16, 2023. ProQuest,

Donovan, M. (2023, April 11). How AI is helping historians better understand our past. MIT Technology Review.

Shyam Sundar, S., Schmit, C., and Villasenor, J. (2023, April 3). Regulating AI: 3 experts explain why it's difficult to do and important to get right. The Conversation.

(2023, April 2). English Language Pushes Everyone, Even AI Chatbots, to Improve by Adding. Neuroscience News.

Rovella D. (Accessed 2023, March 29). How AI and Robots Are Accelerating Inclusion for Disabled People.

O’Connor, S. (Accessed 2023, March 22). Corrigendum to “Open artificial intelligence platforms in nursing education: Tools for academic progress or abuse? Nurse Education in Practice.

Copyright Registration Guidance for Works Containing AI-Generated Material, 88 Fed. Reg. 16,190 (Mar. 16, 2023).


AI created images in the news

(2023, April 2). Artist tests limits of 'human authorship' of AI art as battle continues over who holds copyright. Australian Broadcasting Company.

(2023, April 1). With AI, artists reckon with the muddy questions of authorship. NPR.

(2023, March 16). Copyright Registration Guidance: Works Containing Material Generated by Artificial Intelligence. Federal Register.

(2023, March 8). Copyright Office Issues Opinion Letter on Copyright in AI-Generated Images. Authors Alliance.

David Wadhwani, D. (2023, March 21). Bringing Generative AI into Creative Cloud with Adobe Firefly. Adobe Blog.

Thorpe, V. (2023, March 18). ‘ChatGPT said I did not exist’: how artists and writers are fighting back against AI. The Guardian.

Chayka, K. (2023, February 10) Is A.I. Art Stealing from Artists? The New Yorker.

Casillas, S. (2022, December 5). Amplifying human creativity: Adobe Stock defines new guidelines for content made. Adobe Blog.

Chikhi, A. (2023, January 22). The Future of Law and AI. Medium.

Epstein, Z., Levine S. Rand, D.G., Rahwan, I. (2020, September 25). Who Gets Credit for AI-Generated Art? iScience.

James, V. (2023, January 17).Getty Images is suing the creators of AI art tool Stable Diffusion for scraping its content. The Verge.

Martin, A. (2023, January 25). Lawsuits over Stability AI's Stable Diffusion could threaten the future of AI-generated art.

Robertson, A. (2022, February 21). The US Copyright Office says an AI can’t copyright its art. The Verge.

Vincent, J. (2022, September 21). Getty Images bans AI-generated content over fears of legal challenges. The Verge.