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Future of AI

News on Artificial Intelligence in Education and Libraries

Thursday, June 27, 2024

Toys ‘R’ Us AI-Generated Ad Controversy, Explained

Toys “R” Us has sparked online backlash after releasing an ad created with OpenAI’s new video generation tool, Sora.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.forbes.com/sites/danidiplacido/2024/06/26/the-toys-r-us-ai-generated-ad-controversy-explained/

OpenAI Wants AI to Help Humans Train AI

One of the key ingredients that made ChatGPT a ripsnorting success was an army of human trainers who gave the artificial intelligence model behind the bot guidance on what constitutes good and bad outputs.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.wired.com/story/openai-rlhf-ai-training/

The Understated Soft Skill Of Communication With AI

Artificial Intelligence is augmenting the workforce and providing tremendous value by offering enhanced capabilities in data analysis, automation, and decision-making. With generative AI, you no longer need to be an expert in math, engineering, or data science to get great value from AI.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.forbes.com/sites/kathleenwalch/2024/06/13/the-understated-soft-skill-of-communication-with-ai/

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

AI tools are coming to Gmail, Google Drive, and Firefox

If you’ve been avoiding integrating artificial intelligence into your day-to-day life, that’s about to get more challenging. Google has announced plans to roll out AI “side panels” in its Gmail service, as well as in Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Google Drive that will showcase Gemini.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.fastcompany.com/91146341/firefox-gmail-google-drive-ai-chatbots-coming-soon

ChatGPT finally provides an update on its anticipated new Voice Mode

ChatGPT first announced its advanced Voice Mode back in May during its Spring Update, and it’s been rather quiet on the rollout. But in a new post on X (formerly Twitter), OpenAI has delivered an update on the situation, indicating when it will finally become available more broadly.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/chatgpt-provides-update-on-advanced-voice-mode/

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

81% of workers using AI are more productive. Here's how to implement it

The survey polled over 10,000 global desk workers, defined as being "employed full-time (30 or more hours per week)" in mostly executive, senior, middle, and junior management roles, and who "work with data, analyze information or think creatively," per Workforce Lab's methodology. 

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.zdnet.com/article/81-of-workers-using-ai-are-more-productive-heres-how-to-implement-it/

New AI tools for Google Workspace for Education

Editor’s note: This week we’re joining thousands of educators and students at ISTE, the United States’ biggest educational technology exhibition. Visit us at Booth 1424, where you can check out new Chromebooks and features in Google Workspace for Education.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://blog.google/outreach-initiatives/education/workspace-gemini-classroom-iste-2024/

Multi Blog – Multi is joining OpenAI

What if desktop computers were inherently multiplayer? What if the operating system placed people on equal footing to apps? Those were the questions we explored in building Multi, and before that, Remotion.  Recently, we’ve been increasingly asking ourselves how we should work with computers.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://multi.app/blog/multi-is-joining-openai

Introducing Synthesia 2.0, the world’s first AI video communications platform built for the future of work

Synthesia 2.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.synthesia.io/post/introducing-synthesia-video-communications-platform

Record Labels Sue Two Startups for Training AI Models on Their Songs

The world’s biggest record labels are suing two artificial intelligence startups, taking an aggressive stance to protect their intellectual property against technology that makes it easy for people to generate music based on existing songs.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2024-06-24/sony-warner-universal-sue-suno-udio-for-training-ai-on-copyrighted-music

Words and Phrases that Make it Obvious You Used ChatGPT

What was the word? Delve. This made me wonder what other words and phrases are overused by ChatGPT. Below is a list of words and phrases that ChatGPT overuses, based on my interactions with ChatGPT.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://medium.com/learning-data/words-and-phrases-that-make-it-obvious-you-used-chatgpt-2ba374033ac6

Sunday, June 23, 2024

OpenAI’s Mira Murati foresees PhD-level AI intelligence in coming years

In a talk at Dartmouth Engineering, Mira Murati, the chief technology officer of OpenAI and an alumna, expressed optimism about the future of Artificial Intelligence, predicting that AI systems could reach “PhD-level” intelligence in specific tasks within the next few years.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.financialexpress.com/life/technology-openais-mira-murati-foresees-phd-level-ai-intelligence-in-coming-years-3531302/