The new AI tools spreading fake news in politics and business

Jannie Delucca

When Camille François, a longstanding professional on disinformation, sent an e mail to her team late previous calendar year, a lot of had been perplexed.

Her message commenced by increasing some seemingly legitimate worries: that online disinformation — the deliberate spreading of untrue narratives commonly created to sow mayhem — “could get out of manage and come to be a enormous threat to democratic norms”. But the textual content from the main innovation officer at social media intelligence group Graphika soon became relatively far more wacky. Disinformation, it study, is the “grey goo of the internet”, a reference to a nightmarish, stop-of-the entire world situation in molecular nanotechnology. The alternative the e mail proposed was to make a “holographic holographic hologram”.

The strange e mail was not truly penned by François, but by laptop code she had created the message ­— from her basement — utilizing textual content-building artificial intelligence

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FT Executive Education Rankings 2020: methodology and key

Jannie Delucca

This is the 22nd version of the Monetary Moments rankings of the world’s foremost companies of customised and open-enrolment government schooling programmes.

The customised ranking functions the top 85 business enterprise faculties — these are classes customized to the instruction needs of the organisations that fee them. The next ranking includes the top seventy five faculties for open-enrolment programmes — classes on unique subject areas, such as leadership, that are directed in the direction of experts irrespective of their employer. A 3rd, mixed ranking lists the top fifty faculties for government schooling, calculated from the customised and open tables.

Faculties using part need to be internationally accredited by either Equis or AACSB and have gained revenues of at least $2m in 2019 from either their customised or open-enrolment non-diploma programmes. This year, a overall of 107 faculties took part in either or both of those rankings.

The ranking of customised

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