The Digital Humanities use digital methods to research questions in the humanities. Unlike the traditional humanities our priority is methodology. We focus on the evaluation and development of computerbased procedures.

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NDR Science Podcast Synapses on Opportunities and Risks of AI

The rapid technological progress of artificial intelligence is fundamentally changing numerous areas of application. Alongside optimism, there are also increasing concerns and calls for stricter regulation.

In the current episode of the NDR Science Podcast Synapses,scientists discuss the question "No fear of artificial intelligence?" They explore the possibilities and consequences of AI application, ethical foundations and concerns, as well as the pros and cons of technology regulation.

IfDH member Prof. Bela Gipp and Dr. Norman Meuschke participate in the discussion. In the podcast, they talk predominantly about the prospects, challenges, and experiences of using generative language models like ChatGPT in university teaching and research (starting at 17'12'').