Wish Book readers make a huge difference to the community

Despite deep economic uncertainties in 2022, Wish Book readers have generously donated more than $900,000 to Mercury News’ annual holiday campaign, making a huge impact on their more challenged neighbors. “This impressive result is a testament to the power of local journalism in partnership with the generosity of members of our community,” said Sharon Ryan, … Read more

Why small businesses make a big difference

Interview with Soumitra Dutta, Dean of Saïd Business School, University of Oxford Big companies grab the headlines. From Apple and Amazon to Reliance and Tata, global conglomerates and heavyweights make billions of dollars each year, with huge workforces behind them. So when we think of business, we rarely have in mind SMEs or SMEs. This … Read more

Is this by Rothko or a robot? We ask the experts to tell the difference between human and AI art | Art

The year 2022 was when AI-generated images went viral. Online, you may have come across very realistic yet suspiciously improbable images of, say, an astronaut riding a horse through space or an avocado doubling as an armchair. Numerous new generators – including Dall-E, Midjourney and Stable Diffusion – offer anyone with an internet connection the … Read more