Last week Meta unleashed Blenderbot 3, a chatty language model, on the web as an experiment. It was quick to confirm that Donald Trump still is and will continue to be US President beyond 2024. Meta warned netizens its chatbot could make ‘untrue or offensive statements,’ and is keeping the live demo up online to collect more data for its experiments. People are encouraged to like or dislike BlenderBot 3’s replies and notify researchers if they think a certain message is inappropriate, nonsensical, or rude. Heinz teamed up with a creative agency to create an advert using AI images generated by OpenAI’s DALL-E 2 model to promote its best-known product: ketchup. The advert is the latest installment in Heinz’s ‘Draw Ketchup’ . . .