Judges Approve use of ChatGPT in Legal Rulings, Despite Its Tendency to Fib — and ‘Invent’ False Cases

Fallible AI gets the go-ahead in Britain to summarise lengthy texts and perform ‘administrative’ court tasks. UK judges will be allowed use ChatGPT to help write legal rulings — despite warnings that the technology can “invent” cases that never happened.

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‘The Madman’ Takes Charge: Javier Milei Inaugurated President of Impoverished Argentina

In his inaugural address to the nation on Sunday, delivered on the steps of the Argentina’s domed neoclassical congress, President Javier Milei (53) repeatedly reminded the crowd that “all the money” has gone and austerity looms. His message was met

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OECD: The Funding Models of Development Finance Institutions

The drum beat of reform is increasing for the development system and particularly for the Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs). While the reform is looking to address a number of areas, there is a repeated call for the mobilisation of the

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Precision Medicine and Gender Disparities: Research Promotes Major Advances in Brain Health

In the ever-evolving world of healthcare, precision medicine has taken centre stage — and for good reason… Precision medicine can tailor strategies to suit individuals, leveraging unique genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors. It reduces the burden of chronic diseases, enhances

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UAE’s COP28 Gathering Scores Some Initial Successes

White hydrogen and AI to the rescue…? Wim Romeijn reports. Beneath our feet, the Earth manufactures — and hides — a trove of clean energy. In Lorraine, a former coalmining region hugging the French-German border, a reservoir containing up to

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Asian Development Bank: Optimising Capital Management to Meet Challenges of Asia-Pacific Development

Multilateral development banks are turning their attention to the bolder action needed to help those who suffer most in crises. Capital management is a strategic priority for multilateral development banks (MDBs) — it underpins their lending capacity and development mandates.

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Political Upset in The Netherlands: Voters Turn to Firebrand Leader

In an election upset without precedent, Dutch voters on Wednesday chastised the ruling coalition of longtime prime minister Mark Rutte and handed the levers of power to political provocateur Geert Wilders whose Party for Freedom (PVV) unexpectedly secured 37 seats

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James Caan CBE, an Ambassador for the Transformational Power of AI Development, Welcomes the £500m Boost for AI Development in the Autumn Statement

AI has the power to be a game changer for the UK economy, and so I was incredibly relieved to see the Chancellor pledge £500 million into AI development in his Autumn Statement. It’s investment at a level that matches

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From Beeb ‘Rescue’ to Champion of a Break-out Platform for Content Creators

Ben Lavender, the man once credited with ‘saving the BBC’, is now backing a disruptive online platform. The former founder of BBC iPlayer is helping to formulate a platform to help content creators get their work noticed — and financially

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Otaviano Canuto: Rising Use of Local Currencies for Cross-Border Payments

At the recent BRICS summit in Johannesburg, the leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa said they wanted to use more of their national currencies for cross-border payments. Those payments are currently dominated by the US dollar and

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