OpenAI has just over a week to comply with European data protection laws following a temporary ban in Italy and a series of investigations in other EU countries. If you fail, you could face heavy fines, be forced to delete data, or even be banned.
But experts have told MIT Technology Review that it will be nearly impossible for OpenAI to comply with the rules. This is because of the way the data used to train their AI models has been collected: by looking for content off the internet. Read the whole story.
How to teach children who pass between book and screen
Since the pandemic closed schools in 2020, almost all students have been learning on school laptops or tablets. But many experts suspect that technology may be changing the way we read, as reading on a screen is fundamentally different from reading on the page.
Researchers studying the brains and behaviors of young readers are eager to understand exactly where technology serves children’s reading progress and where it can hinder it. The questions are still so new that the answers are often not clear.
Educators who rely more than ever on digital technology to aid learning often have little or no guidance on how to balance screens and paper books. In many ways, every teacher is flying it. Read the whole story.