Artificial intelligence

Meet Sophia - the robot with 50 facial expressions
BBC's Africa business editor Larry Madowo went to meet Sophia, one of the world's most famous robots.

Is technology changing the way we love?

Dating apps have taken the world by storm, but they may also affect our self esteem.
Technology has changed the way the world looks at love and relationships.

Paromita Vohra, filmmaker and educator on love and relationships, certainly agrees. But she admits it’s not that simple.

Dating apps have taken the world by storm, but the culture of swiping right or left to like or reject potential matches may also affect a person's self esteem.

Hear more on the WorklifeIndia podcast.

Illustrations by Indu Harikumar
A voice assistant to take breakfast orders
A Colorado restaurant is attempting to use a voice assistant to take breakfast orders in their drive-through.

AI fake face website launched

A selection of faces from the website
Thispersondoesnotexist.com

A software developer has created a website that generates fake faces, using artificial intelligence (AI).

Thispersondoesnotexist.com generates a new lifelike image each time the page is refreshed, using technology developed by chipmaker Nvidia.

Some visitors to the website say they have been amazed by the convincing nature of some of the fakes, although others are more clearly artificial.

And many of them have gone on to post some of the fake faces on social media.