AI Design Studio Global Illumination Acquired by OpenAI
New York-based started-up Global Illumination was acquired by ChatGPT maker, OpenAI last week. Founded in 2021, Global Illumination is known for using AI to build creative tools and digital experiences through AI-powered infrastructure. This will be the first public acquisition by OpenAI in its seven-year history.... Read more
Federal Judge Rules AI-Generated Art Can’t Be Copyrighted
In her ruling, DC District Court Judge Beryl A. Howell says that human beings are an “essential part of a valid copyright claim.” This is the latest in a series of court cases seeking to determine if original material generated by AI can be copyrighted under... Read more
The Associated Press and Other News Organizations Develop Standards for AI in the Newsroom
This week, the AP along with other news organizations developed standards on how to use AI tools in the newsroom. Part of these new standards will see that AI isn’t used to create publishable content and images for these news services. In the report, with these... Read more
Google AI’s AdaTape is a New AI Approach With Transformer-Based Architecture
In a blog post last week, Google Research introduced AdaTape, a new AI approach with transformer-based architecture that utilizes adaptive computation. AdaTape uses its adaptive function to use create an elastic input sequence that can modulate its computational budget. According to the accompanying research paper, AdaTape... Read more
Anthropic Raised $100 From South Korean Telecom For Custom LLM
Claude creator, Anthropic, has raised 100 million from South Korean Telecom provider, SK Telecom for a custom LLM. This news comes soon after Anthropic raised substantial capital in its series C round back in May. According to the press release from SKT, the investment, and partnership... Read more
New Task Force to Study Generative AI Established by Pentagon
The Department of Defense of the United States has established a new task force to guide the application of generative AI. According to the DoD, Task Force Lima will fall under the purview of the Chief Digital and AI Office or CDOA. That office itself was... Read more
Dynalang: Uniting Language Understanding and Future Prediction in Agent Learning
In the rapidly evolving field of artificial intelligence, agents that can effectively interact with humans and navigate the complexities of the real world are highly sought after. These agents must not only comprehend the nuances of human language but also connect it to their visual surroundings.... Read more
Disney Has a New Task Force to Explore AI’s Benefits
In a new report via Reuters, entertainment giant Disney has formed a task force to explore the benefits of AI. Some of those benefits, according to their sources, include reducing costs.  If proven to be a success, it could lead the entire industry in a whole... Read more
Meet PEARL – The New AI Tool That Can Execute Customer Support and Sales Calls
Imagine a call center simply staffed by a fully automated AI system that cannot only engage in sales calls but even handle customer inquiries in the customer support sector. Though this might be far-fetched for some, this is what PERAL is promising to do. In a... Read more
AudioCraft – Meta’s Generative AI for Audio and Music
Facebook parent company Meta, released a new generative AI tool, AudioCraft, that creates sounds from text-based prompts. In a post, the company opens with a thought experiment. “Imagine a professional musician being able to explore new compositions without having to play a single note on an... Read more