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Saturday, March 23, 2024

Artist's guide to how to spot AI images is essential reading

AI-generated imagery has exploded online, and it's starting to become hard to tell if an image is real or not. With today's attention spans, we tend to flick through content on social media at a rapid rate, and we don't have the time to analyse every image or video very closely.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.creativebloq.com/news/how-to-spot-an-ai-image

AI breakthrough: Decoding behavioral states from functional brain scan images

In a recent groundbreaking study, researchers have taken significant strides toward decoding brain activity, marking a substantial advance in the development of brain-machine interfaces.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.psypost.org/ai-breakthrough-decoding-behavioral-states-from-functional-brain-scan-images/

What CEOs Need To Know About The Next Frontier Of AI: AI Agents

It’s been barely two years since OpenAI came public with ChatGPT and we’ve already progressed to the point where generative large language models are at risk of becoming quaintly outdated.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.forbes.com/sites/alexanderpuutio/2024/03/22/what-ceos-need-to-know-about-the-next-frontier-of-ai-ai-agents/

Runway now lets you give your AI video characters a voice — and I put it to the test

Runway, one of the leading artificial intelligence video generation platforms, has added a new lip sync feature to its growing toolkit and made it available to all users.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.tomsguide.com/ai/ai-image-video/runway-now-lets-you-give-your-ai-video-characters-a-voice-and-i-put-it-to-the-test

World’s first global AI resolution unanimously adopted by United Nations

On Thursday, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously consented to adopt what some call the first global resolution on AI, reports Reuters.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2024/03/worlds-first-global-ai-resolution-unanimously-adopted-by-united-nations/

ChatGPT Maker OpenAI Courts Hollywood in Meetings With Movie Studios, Direc

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2024-03-22/openai-courts-hollywood-in-meetings-with-film-studios-directors

Arizona newsletter makes Kari Lake deep fake

by - 03/22/24 10:23 AM ET

ORIGINAL LINK: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/4549493-arizona-newsletter-kari-lake-deep-fake/

Tennessee becomes the first state to protect musicians and other artists against AI

Tennessee made history on Thursday, becoming the first U.S. state to sign off on legislation to protect musicians from unauthorized artificial intelligence impersonation.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.npr.org/2024/03/22/1240114159/tennessee-protect-musicians-artists-ai

Friday, March 22, 2024

Generative AI in Libraries (GAIL) Virtual Conference

GAIL is a virtual conference aimed specifically at librarians. This conference seeks to explore the use of generative artificial intelligence (AI) in libraries.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://shsulibraryguides.org/genailibraries/home

Thursday, March 21, 2024

Google fined $272M by French government over AI use of news content

France’s competition watchdog said today it has fined Google LLC €250 million (about $272 million), citing concerns that the company used copyrighted information from media publishers in the European Union.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://siliconangle.com/2024/03/20/google-fined-272m-french-government-ai-use-news-content/

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Too Much Trust in AI Poses Unexpected Threats to the Scientific Process

Machine-learning models are quickly becoming common tools in scientific research.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/trust-ai-science-risks/

Can AI Aid the Early Education Workforce?

Since ChatGPT was released in November 2022 and exploded into public discourse, the emergence of generative AI tools has been met with both excitement and concern, across virtually every industry, ideology and age group.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.edsurge.com/news/2024-03-18-can-ai-aid-the-early-education-workforce

AI will revolutionize education — and reality

On a recent test, a student submitted a perfect paper. I recognized that he had used OpenAI’s Chat GPT to produce the answer, so I gave him full marks. COVID-19 transformed how we teach and evaluate. Exams and testing needed to go online. I also decided to make all my exams “open universe.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/analysis/2024/03/18/ai-will-revolutionize-education-and-reality

Three ways education professionals use AI to support learning differences

Artificial intelligence (AI) has a growing presence in government, businesses, and particularly schools. In January, the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (DPI) released a guidebook for the use of generative AI in our public schools.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.ednc.org/three-ways-education-professionals-use-ai-to-support-learning-differences/

‘Parents need to talk about this’: The best way to teach your kids about AI, according to an education expert

Although the majority of American kids are familiar with the concept of artificial intelligence, many would like help learning how to use AI-powered tools, per a new survey.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.cnbc.com/2024/03/15/how-parents-can-teach-their-children-to-use-ai-responsibly.html

Comparing the quality of human and ChatGPT feedback of students’ writing

Offering students formative feedback on their writing is an effective way to facilitate writing development. Recent advances in AI (i.e.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959475224000215

Why ChatGPT’s ‘Memory’ Will Be A Healthcare Gamechanger

OpenAI, the artificial intelligence startup based in San Francisco, generated massive media interest last month when it announced that its signature product, ChatGPT, is gaining memory.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertpearl/2024/03/18/why-chatgpts-memory-will-be-a-healthcare-gamechanger/

How the A.I. That Drives ChatGPT Will Move Into the Physical World

Companies like OpenAI and Midjourney build chatbots, image generators and other artificial intelligence tools that operate in the digital world. Now, a start-up founded by three former OpenAI researchers is using the technology development methods behind chatbots to build A.I.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.nytimes.com/2024/03/11/technology/ai-robots-technology.html

Internet Archive's Brewster Kahle on AI for Digital Libraries

Archive.org founder Brewster Kahle shared some surprising thoughts about artificial intelligence — and the ways it’s already interacting with digital libraries.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://thenewstack.io/internet-archives-brewster-kahle-on-ai-for-digital-libraries/

Monday, March 18, 2024

Now ChatGPT has a body — startup puts OpenAI tech in a robot

You may want to take a seat before reading this one, maybe you can also ask ChatGPT to hand you a glass of water too while you’re at it. This new tech is being developed by Figure, an AI robotics company worth $2.6 billion that’s partnered with OpenAI.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.tomsguide.com/ai/now-chatgpt-has-a-body-startup-puts-openai-tech-in-a-robot

Reddit faces FTC probe over AI data practices ahead of IPO

ORIGINAL LINK: https://cointelegraph.com/news/reddit-faces-ftc-probe-over-ai-data-practices-ahead-of-ipo?utm_source=www.therundown.ai&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=apple-s-ai-model-revealed

Google's Woke A.I. Fiasco Exposes Deeper Infowarp

When the stock markets opened last Monday morning, February 26, Google shares promptly fell 4%, by Wednesday were down nearly 6%, and a week later have now fallen 8%.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://infonomena.substack.com/p/googles-woke-ai-fiasco-exposes-deeper

India drops plan to require approval for AI model launches

India is walking back on a recent AI advisory after receiving criticism from many local and global entrepreneurs and investors.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://techcrunch.com/2024/03/15/india-drops-plan-to-require-approval-for-ai-model-launches/

Doctors are turning medical generative AI into a booming business

The hottest new technology for doctors promises to bring back an age-old health-care practice: face-to-face conversations with patients. This technology allows doctors to consensually record their visits with patients.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.cnbc.com/2024/03/16/himss-2024-ambient-clinical-documentation-steals-the-show.html

As AI tools get smarter, they’re growing more covertly racist, experts find

Popular artificial intelligence tools are becoming more covertly racist as they advance, says an alarming new report.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2024/mar/16/ai-racism-chatgpt-gemini-bias#Echobox=1710597795

Now ChatGPT has a body — startup puts OpenAI tech in a robot

You may want to take a seat before reading this one, maybe you can also ask ChatGPT to hand you a glass of water too while you’re at it. This new tech is being developed by Figure, an AI robotics company worth $2.6 billion that’s partnered with OpenAI.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.tomsguide.com/ai/now-chatgpt-has-a-body-startup-puts-openai-tech-in-a-robot

Speaking without vocal cords, thanks to a new AI-assisted wearable device

Key takeaways Bioengineers at UCLA have invented a thin, flexible device that adheres to the neck and translates the muscle movements of the larynx into audible speech. The device is trained through machine learning to recognize which muscle movements correspond to which words.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/speaking-without-vocal-cords-ucla-engineering-wearable-tech

Sunday, March 17, 2024

Google’s new VLOGGER AI lets you create a lifelike avatar from just a photo — and control it with your voice

Google's researchers have been working overtime recently, publishing a flurry of new models and ideas. The latest is a way to take a still image and turn it into a controllable avatar, coming off the back of a game playing AI agent.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.tomsguide.com/ai/google-gemini/googles-new-vlogger-ai-lets-you-create-a-lifelike-avatar-from-just-a-photo-and-control-it-with-your-voice

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