About Us

We aim to engage a broad, interdisciplinary community of participants in discussions and activities related to artificial intelligence, exploring and facilitating multi-way interactions between work in artificial intelligence and work across the liberal arts.

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Upcoming Event

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AI and War: Where are we headed?

April 13th, 6:30 PM

Cole Assembly Room, Converse Hall

More details coming soon!

What We Do

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Find out what is happening in AI now and how it may affect your interests. We provide a curated list of AI-related news articles!

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Want to learn about upcoming events and talks organized by us? Check out our upcoming and past events through our Events page!

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Want to engage in conversations about Artificial Intelligence? Check out our forum on the discourse platform to stay up to date!

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Interested in how you can use Artificial Intelligence? Want to read up on blogs and tutorials about AI tools and more?

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Our Science Center Office is where all the magic happens!

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There is never been a better time to learn about the diverse applications of AI.

We’re coming into a fantastic time for the application of AI in fields ranging from Geology to Law, Jurisprudence, and Social Thought.

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  • Tools and Resources
  • Events to help learn and explore
  • Approachable mentors access
  • Diverse Community access on discourse to get your questions answered

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  • by Sarah Wu
    “But on Tuesday, Google tentatively stepped off the sidelines as it released a chatbot called Bard. The new A.I. chatbot will be available to a limited number of users in the United States and Britain and will accommodate additional users, countries and languages over time, Google executives said in an interview.” Image Credit: John Taggart […]
  • by Sarah Wu
    “A new version of the technology that powers an A.I. chatbot that captivated the tech industry four months ago has improved on its predecessor.” Image Credit: Chat GPT-4 Still considering if GPT-4 will take over our jobs? Here are some improvements that the newest version of GPT has implemented: It is more precise and can […]
  • by sike
    AI, Art and Amherst College – Amherst STEM Network (12-16-2022) AI of the Beholder – Katherine Duke '05 for Amherst College Website (12-08-2022) 1 post – 1 participant Read full topic
  • by Andy Anderson
    The UMass Computational Social Science Institute and the Institute for Social Science Research present ChatGPT and Education: Hype Versus Reality In a few short months, many of us have heard of or tried ChatGPT, the large language model (LLM) that generates coherent texts on demand in a broadly accessible chat interface. Many opinions have been […]
  • by Sarah Wu
    “In a paper first posted on the biorxiv.org preprint server in July, they described using machine learning to tackle a long-standing challenge in olfactory science.” Image Credit: Kristina Armitage, Quanta Magazine Lex Wiltschko, an olfactory neuroscientist, used machine learning to better understand the sense of smell. In a paper, Wiltschko and his colleagues from Google […]
  • by Sarah Wu
    In summary? No. “Even operating without 2022 knowledge, it showed a lack of understanding when confronted with simple fantasy terms, like “sleeper” — anointing Bobby Witt, Jr. and Wander Franco two of its favorites (even in 2022 drafts, they were past the sleeper tag). It isn’t the lack of data, in other words; it is […]
  • by Matheus Coutinho da Silva
    Introduction Welcome to this tutorial on Lumen5, a popular video creation platform that helps you transform your text-based content into stunning videos. In this tutorial, we’ll cover everything you need to know about Lumen5, from signing up to using the platform to create your own videos. Getting Started with Lumen5 First things first, let’s talk […]
  • by Wendy Espinosa
    April 27th, 7:00 PM The Powerhouse Abstract: A dance-theater piece situated at the cutting edge of machine learning and art, mememormee explores the prismatic effects of the recent surge of AI-enabled artmaking that will soon confront dancers, choreographers, or anyone with a moving body. This performance uses choreography derived from one-of-a-kind AI models trained exclusively […]
  • by Wendy Espinosa
    April 13th, 6:30 PM Cole Assembly Room, Converse Hall Abstract: Coming soon! Michael Klare Panelist: Michael Klare is professor emeritus of peace and world security studies at Hampshire College. He now serves as a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Arms Control Association in Washington, D.C., where he studies the impact of emerging military technologies on […]
  • by Wendy Espinosa
    April 11th, 4:30 PM CHI Think Tank, Frost Library Abstract: Coming soon! Speaker: Coming soon! 1 post – 1 participant Read full topic