139. The Science of AI

Artificial intelligence is a new frontier for scientists and researchers to explore. Luke talks us through some of the applications of the new technology, including as an educational tool, as a way of filtering online hate, and even to speed up the development of new drug therapies. He also addresses some of the concerns around the proliferation of AI and explains why we should embrace it.

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Have you ever wondered why we laugh or if you can really die of a broken heart? Join Professor Luke O'Neill on ‘Show Me the Science’ as he tackles a different issue each week; from the serious to the silly, all explained through science. This Newstalk production will open the world of science to people of all ages. New episodes every Thursday. Show me the Science is with thanks to B Braun. Listen and subscribe to Show Me the Science with Luke O'Neill on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App.   You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'