Major Tech Companies Such as Google and OpenAI Pledge AI Safety Commitments
Last week, major tech companies such as Google and OpenAI made voluntary pledges to AI safety to the White House. In a report from Reuters, some of the measures these companies will be implementing include watermarking AI-generated content. The announcement comes at a time of growing... Read more
A Team Out of Australia Wins Grant to Merge AI With Human Brain Cells
An Australian team out of Monash University and Cortical Labs has won a grant to merge AI with human brain cells. The grant, valued at $600,000, was given by Australia’s Office of Intelligence. According to a report by The Guardian, this is the same team that... Read more
The United Nations Security Council Meets Due to AI Risks
In a report by Reuters, the United Nations Security Council had its first meeting to discuss the risks of AI. During the meeting, China said that AI should not turn into a “runaway horse”. The United States also warned that the technology shouldn’t be used to... Read more
An Army of Authors are Urging AI Companies to Stop Training Models With Their Work
Thousands of authors have signed a letter asking that AI companies stop using their work to train models. Notable authors such as Michael Chabon, Nora Roberts, Margaret Atwood, and others signed the letter which was aimed at AI companies using their data without consent. This is... Read more
Actors are Claiming Studios Want to Use AI Replicas
During a press conference where SAG-AFTRA actors announced they were joining the writer’s strike, members of the acting union shared the studio’s proposal of “a groundbreaking AI proposal that protects actors’ digital likenesses for SAG-AFTRA members.”. This proposal was revealed in a statement about the strike... Read more
Google Facing Lawsuit Alleging Misusing Data to Train its LLMs
In a new lawsuit, Google is facing accusations of misusing personal data to train its Large Language Models that power its AI products. This lawsuit claims that the tech giant scrapes the data of millions of its users without their consent, violating copyright laws in the... Read more
AI is Helping ALS Patients Preserve Their Voices
ALS patients are using AI to help preserve their voices and their ability to speak. In a report by CBS, Brian Jeansonne spoke about his illness and the process of recording his voice now while he still was able to. The process called voice preservation uses... Read more
OECD Report: 27% of Jobs at High Risk Due to AI
In a new report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, or OECD. Up to 27% of jobs are at high risk to due AI’s impact on the labor market. The report comes from Reuters which focuses on the potential of AI automating jobs and... Read more
Researchers From Microsoft and ETH Zurich Introduce LightGlue
In the realm of computer vision, matching corresponding points between images plays a vital role in applications like camera tracking and 3D mapping. But these methods have limitations and that’s where a new deep network called LightGlue comes to play. A result of a collaborative research... Read more
Elon Musk Announces xAI – a New Company Focused on AI
After months of comments, Elon Musk announced the formation of a new AI company called xAI. The Twitter owner and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX unveiled a new website for the new AI company. In it, the site shows off a new team of staffers which... Read more