Amazon introduces Q chatbot for corporate clients, it will cost $20 per month Inc. has introduced a chatbot called Amazon Q. It is aimed at corporate clients and should help them search for information, write code, and view business metrics, writes Bloomberg. Adam Selipsky, CEO of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Computing, said at the re:Invent event in Las Vegas that existing ... Read more

AI threatens wages, not jobs [for now] – ECB study

The rapid adoption of artificial intelligence may lead to lower wages, but so far it is creating rather than destroying jobs, especially for young and highly skilled professionals. This is stated in a study by the European Central Bank, writes Reuters. The ECB’s experts analyzed the labor market situation based ... Read more

NVIDIA postpones release of new AI chip aimed at China until 2024

NVIDIA has informed customers in China that it is postponing until early 2024 the release of a new AI chip that the company developed to comply with US export restrictions, writes Reuters with reference to informed sources. According to them, it is the H20 chip. It is considered to be ... Read more

Inflection AI introduces the Inflection-2 language model, which is second only to GPT4 in terms of power

The technology company Inflection AI has presented a large language model Inflection-2. It is called the second most powerful in the world after OpenAI’s GPT4, writes Mspoweruser. The new model was trained on a huge amount of data that required 5,000 NVIDIA H100 GPUs to process. Inflection AI claims that ... Read more

Voice communication with ChatGPT becomes available to all users

OpenAI has announced that the ability to communicate by voice with ChatGPT is becoming available to all users. The company announced this on social media. Previously, this feature was available only to users who had a Plus or Enterprise subscription to the service. We would like to remind you ... Read more

Germany, France and Italy agree on how to regulate artificial intelligence

France, Germany, and Italy have reached an agreement on how to regulate artificial intelligence. This is expected to speed up negotiations at the European level. This is reported by Reuters, which has reviewed the relevant joint document. According to it, the governments of the three countries support “mandatory self-regulation through ... Read more

The faces of people with white skin generated by artificial intelligence look more realistic than the faces of real people

A team of researchers from Australia, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands conducted a survey that found that the faces of people with white skin generated by artificial intelligence look more realistic than the faces of real people. As reported by The Guardian, 124 people who participated in the survey ... Read more

DeepMind’s GraphCast AI model outperforms traditional weather forecasting methods

Artificial intelligence has surpassed traditional weather forecasting methods for the first time, writes Financial Times. It is a meteorological AI model created by Google DeepMind developers. It is called GraphCast and is capable of preparing a 10-day weather forecast in 1 minute. Evaluation of the model showed that it is ... Read more

YouTube will force authors to label realistic videos created by artificial intelligence

YouTube will require authors to label content that looks realistic and was created using artificial intelligence. The corresponding policy update will come into effect next year, writes Bloomberg. The new rules are expected to apply to content that is created using AI tools to more realistically reflect events that never ... Read more

How extremists use generative artificial intelligence for propaganda

Extremist groups have begun experimenting with generative artificial intelligence to create propaganda. Experts fear that this will undermine efforts to keep such content off the Internet. This was stated by Tech Against Terrorism, WIRED reports. “Our biggest concern is that if terrorists start using gen AI to manipulate imagery at ... Read more

OpenAI hopes that Microsoft will invest in the creation of general artificial intelligence

OpenAI plans to raise additional funding from Microsoft to create general artificial intelligence (AGI), which is AI with human cognitive abilities. This was stated by the company’s CEO Sam Altman in an interview with The Financial Times. According to him, the partnership between his company and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella ... Read more

Figma launches its own AI tools FigJam AI to help with project planning

Figma, the company best known for its eponymous online interface development and prototyping service, has announced a set of artificial intelligence tools for the FigJam interactive whiteboard, writes The Verge. The kit is called FigJam AI, and its purpose is to create ready-made templates for planning projects on a collaborative ... Read more

Google launches AI tools to help create ads

Google launches new generative artificial intelligence tools for advertising creation, reports The Verge. They will help with various tasks. For example, writing titles and descriptions that appear with search queries, or creating and editing accompanying images. Both advertising agencies and companies that do not have their own creative staff will ... Read more

WhatsApp AI creates an image of a boy with a gun in response to queries about Palestine

WhatsApp’s AI-powered image creation feature suggested stickers of a gun and a boy with a gun in response to the queries “Palestinian,” “Palestine,” and “Muslim Palestinian boy”, writes The Guardian. The results differed between users during testing. However, in response to the three queries, the function created stickers that depicted ... Read more

AI proved to be sensitive to emotions. How does this affect the quality of ChatGPT answers?

Researchers have found a way to improve the performance of large language models (LLMs) such as ChatGPT. To do this, users should be more emotional when interacting with artificial intelligence, writes The Decoder. Representatives of Microsoft, Beijing Normal University, and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology joined the ... Read more

Microsoft may restrict users’ access to AI services for excessive use

Microsoft has changed the terms and conditions for using generative AI services so that it can now restrict access to them for some users, reports The Register. “Excessive use of a Microsoft Generative AI Service may result in temporary throttling of Customer’s access to the Microsoft Generative AI Service,” the ... Read more

Intel and AMD hope for PC market recovery thanks to AI PC

Intel and AMD’s profit growth indicates that the PC market is recovering from the pandemic. In addition, both companies’ executives hope that the integration of artificial intelligence into PCs will accelerate this growth, writes Reuters. Executives from both companies talked about the stabilization of the PC market during their earnings ... Read more

Artificial intelligence is once again summoned to court, this time over Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson is suing Convert Software, a developer of an artificial intelligence program that copied the actress’ voice without her consent, reports Variety. The actress appeared in a 22-second commercial for Lisa AI, an AI-assisted image creation program: 90s Yearbook and Avatar. The ad has now been removed. Reportedly, the ... Read more

Galactic Civilizations IV: Supernova – Galactic Civilizations plus AI

A few days ago, Galactic Civilizations IV: Supernova, an updated version of the 4X space strategy game Galactic Civilizations IV from Stardock Entertainment, was released and it has confused players who can’t figure out whether it is a separate game, DLC, or just an update to the previous version of ... Read more

AI chatbots use false racist ideas in answers about medicine

Popular AI chatbots use racist medical ideas that are not true. This raises concerns that such tools may exacerbate health inequalities for black patients. This is the conclusion reached by researchers at the Stanford School of Medicine, writes AP. They published the results of their work in the journal Digital ... Read more

MrBeast calls TikTok ads using its AI version a scam

YouTube star MrBeast, whose real name is Jimmy Donaldson, called TikTok ads using his AI version a fraud, writes CNBC. This is a commercial in which MrBeast allegedly offers an iPhone for $2. The star calls such fake ads a significant problem. “Lots of people are getting this deepfake scam ... Read more

ChatGPT usage has increased again since the beginning of the school year

In the early summer of 2023, ChatGPT traffic dropped significantly and some analysts speculated that it was due to the fact that students stopped using AI reading tools for homework and exams after the end of the school year. In September, when classes resumed, ChatGPT traffic grew again, which only ... Read more

Actor Stephen Fry’s voice was stolen from the Harry Potter audiobooks and restored with the help of AI

The famous British comedian, actor, and writer Stephen Fry complained that his voice was stolen and restored by AI. This is reported by Yahoo with reference to Fortune. During his speech at the CogX Festival in London, the actor, who had recently visited Kyiv, played a file in front of ... Read more

Tech leaders meet with the US Senate to discuss AI regulation

Tech leaders including Bill Gates, Satya Nadella, Sundar Pichai, Sam Altman, Mark Zuckerberg, and Elon Musk met with the US Senate to discuss the future of artificial intelligence regulation, writes Engadget. In total, more than 20 industry representatives and civil society leaders spoke to lawmakers at the meeting initiated by ... Read more

AI songwriter Heart On My Sleeve releases new Whiplash track and wants to win a Grammy

The anonymous creator of the viral song Heart On My Sleeve, featuring the AI-generated voices of Drake and The Weekend, has released a new track. This time, it features AI-generated voices of Travis Scott and 21 Savage, writes The Verge. We are talking about a person known as Ghostwriter. His ... Read more