Australia has introduced new regulations to combat child sexual abuse content generated by artificial intelligence (AI), including the use of synthetic images created by AI, in response to concerns about the rapid growth of generative AI and its potential for misuse.
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The article explores the advantages of open software code and how Elastic is leveraging an open approach in their AI Assistant, which has the potential to revolutionize the digital assistant landscape by combining AI transformer models, search capabilities, and proprietary data.
Israel’s Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, sought advice from Elon Musk on the potential threats of artificial intelligence (AI), acknowledging Musk’s expertise in the field, although Musk clarified that he does not hold an official position within the US government.
The US Senate committee recently held a hearing on artificial intelligence (AI), featuring testimony from Microsoft President Brad Smith and Nvidia chief scientist William Daly.
Lord Justice Birss recently used an artificial intelligence chatbot, ChatGPT, to assist in composing a court ruling, highlighting its potential benefits; however, concerns have been raised about ChatGPT’s unreliable accuracy and tendency to generate false information, as seen in a recent incident where it falsely implicated an American law professor in a list of legal scholars. The incident has sparked discussions about the responsible use of AI tools in the legal field and the need for ongoing research to enhance their reliability.
AMD has developed the AMD Versal AI Edge chip, a radiation-tolerant, space-grade technology that is a complete system-on-chip (SoC) qualified for space flight. It is the first adaptive SoC designed specifically for space applications, with a compact form-factor and significant power savings. The chip integrates the enhanced AMD AI Engine technology optimized for machine learning applications, offering efficient processing and analysis of data. It is a field programmable gate array (FPGA) with robust security features, and has been thoroughly tested for radiation tolerance. Commercial pre-production devices are available, with flight-qualified parts expected by late 2024. This advancement opens up new possibilities for AI and machine learning in space missions, providing improved performance, power efficiency, and adaptability.
The British Royal Navy has revealed its strategy for incorporating artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities, aiming to increase the lethality of its forces, as announced during the DSEI event in London. The navy has recognized the need to scale AI and has established the Naval AI Cell (NAIC) to harness its potential, particularly in acoustics, underwater autonomy, and counter-uncrewed air systems. The navy is working on a standardized method for validating AI applications to ensure they meet requirements and are effectively utilized. The ongoing testing and procurement of autonomous mine-hunting systems highlight the navy’s commitment to leveraging AI technologies, reflecting the broader strategic importance placed on AI within the country’s armed forces.
Inceptive, a biotech company co-founded by former Google AI researcher Jakob Uszkoreit, has recently secured $100 million in funding.
Milla Sofia, an AI-created virtual influencer, is making waves in the digital world as she collaborates with a Finnish online store and challenges traditional concepts of influence.
European productivity optimization software startup, KYP.ai, has secured $18.7 million in a Series A funding round led by OTB Ventures, allowing the company to expand its operations in the United States and enhance customer bases across Europe and Asia. The funding will support the development of KYP.ai’s software platform, Productivity 360°, which automates business tasks, identifies inefficiencies, and saves time and money for clients. The company’s impact on businesses is evident, with current clients reporting significant annual savings through increased automation.