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News on Artificial Intelligence in Education and Libraries

Friday, April 19, 2024

I test AI for a living and Meta's new MetaAI chatbot might be my new favorite

Meta finally released its MetaAI assistant as a standalone chatbot, powered by the impressive Llama 3 large language model and it is already up there as one of my favorite AI tools.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.tomsguide.com/ai/i-test-ai-for-a-living-and-metas-new-metaai-chatbot-might-be-my-new-favorite

ChatGPT-4 outperforms human psychologists in test of social intelligence, study finds

A new study published in Frontiers in Psychology investigates how AI compares to human psychologists in understanding and responding to human emotions and needs during counseling.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.psypost.org/chatgpt-4-outperforms-human-psychologists-in-test-of-social-intelligence-study-finds/

ChatGPT's web growth stagnates as Anthropic's Claude gains ground in AI race

ChatGPT remains the largest AI chat platform, but is growing more slowly. Anthropic's Claude is currently growing the fastest, thanks to the release of Claude 3 in March. In March 2024, ChatGPT approached its record of 1.81 billion worldwide visits from May 2023, reaching 1.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://the-decoder.com/chatgpts-web-growth-stagnates-as-anthropics-claude-gains-ground-in-ai-race/

Large language models approach expert-level clinical knowledge and reasoning in ophthalmology: A head-to-head cross-sectional study

Citation: Thirunavukarasu AJ, Mahmood S, Malem A, Foster WP, Sanghera R, Hassan R, et al. (2024) Large language models approach expert-level clinical knowledge and reasoning in ophthalmology: A head-to-head cross-sectional study. PLOS Digit Health 3(4): e0000341. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://journals.plos.org/digitalhealth/article?id=10.1371/journal.pdig.0000341

Meta says Llama 3 beats most other models, including Gemini

The next generation of Meta’s large language model Llama, which releases today to cloud providers like AWS and to model libraries like Hugging Face soon, performs better than most current AI models, the company said in a blog post.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.theverge.com/2024/4/18/24134103/llama-3-benchmark-testing-ai-gemma-gemini-mistral

The Open Medical-LLM Leaderboard: Benchmarking Large Language Models in Healthcare

Over the years, Large Language Models (LLMs) have emerged as a groundbreaking technology with immense potential to revolutionize various aspects of healthcare.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://huggingface.co/blog/leaderboard-medicalllm

A.I. Has a Measurement Problem

There’s a problem with leading artificial intelligence tools like ChatGPT, Gemini and Claude: We don’t really know how smart they are. That’s because, unlike companies that make cars or drugs or baby formula, A.I.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.nytimes.com/2024/04/15/technology/ai-models-measurement.html

OpenAI winds down AI image generator that blew minds and forged friendships in 2022

When OpenAI's DALL-E 2 debuted on April 6, 2022, the idea that a computer could create relatively photorealistic images on demand based on just text descriptions caught a lot of people off guard.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2024/04/when-ai-images-were-mind-blowing-early-users-recall-the-first-days-of-dall-e-2/

Meta’s battle with ChatGPT begins now

ChatGPT kicked off the AI chatbot race. Meta is determined to win it. To that end: the Meta AI assistant, introduced last September, is now being integrated into the search box of Instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp, and Messenger. It’s also going to start appearing directly in the main Facebook feed.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.theverge.com/2024/4/18/24133808/meta-ai-assistant-llama-3-chatgpt-openai-rival

Old Movies Are Being Enhanced With AI Tools and Not Everyone is Happy

The 1994 James Cameron film True Lies starring Arnold Schwarzenegger was recently re-released in Ultra HD 4K disc format giving viewers the opportunity to watch these classic films in unprecedented detail. But not everyone agrees.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://petapixel.com/2024/04/17/old-movies-are-being-enhanced-with-ai-tools-and-not-everyone-is-happy/

Sunday, April 14, 2024

Generative AI is coming for healthcare, and not everyone’s thrilled

Generative AI, which can create and analyze images, text, audio, videos and more, is increasingly making its way into healthcare, pushed by both Big Tech firms and startups alike.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://techcrunch.com/2024/04/14/generative-ai-is-coming-for-healthcare-and-not-everyones-thrilled/