The Economist – April 22, 2023 issue: This week’s worldwide cover considers the rapid progress being made by artificial intelligence (ai). The technology is arousing a mixture of fear and excitement. The key to regulating it is to balance its promise with an assessment of its risks—and to be ready to adapt.
Large, creative AI models will transform lives and labour markets
They bring enormous promise and peril. But how do they work?
Is the worst now over for America’s banks?
In order to assess the damage, we look at three financial institutions
In Sudan and beyond, the trend towards global peace has been reversed
Conflicts are growing longer. Blame complexity, criminality and climate change