With up to 13.6 million or one in four people in the UK performing some element of informal care since the Coronavirus pandemic according to Carers UK, and statistics suggesting that as many as one in three in Europe are acting as informal caregivers, it’s more important than ever that we know how best to support these vital, unpaid and often largely unsupported care providers in our communities.
Publication date: 15 October 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