Artificial Intelligence

GitHub expands availability of Copilot Chat AI tool to help with coding

GitHub, a web service owned by Microsoft, has expanded access to its artificial intelligence-based tool Copilot Chat. It is now available in public beta for individual users in the Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code integrated development environments (IDEs). This was reported by The Verge. “Now, teams of developers and ... Read more

Hollywood screenwriters’ strike may end soon – there is a chance for a deal with movie studios

The Hollywood screenwriters’ strike may be about to end. That’s because in the near future, they may be able to conclude a new deal with movie studios. This is reported by The Verge with reference to CNBC host David Faber. After face to face meeting today, writers and producers near ... Read more

DALL-E 3 produces much more detailed images and will be integrated into ChatGPT

OpenAI has unveiled DALL-E 3, the latest iteration of its AI-powered image synthesis model. This version boasts seamless integration with ChatGPT, allowing the model to generate images that accurately match complex descriptions. It also manages the generation of text in the image, such as labels and captions, which was a ... Read more

Google presents AlphaMissense AI tool for analyzing genetic mutations

Researchers from Google DeepMind have presented the AlphaMissense tool that predicts whether genetic mutations can cause harm. This is called a breakthrough that can help in the research of rare diseases, writes IBT. The tool focuses on missense mutations, which change a single letter of the genetic code. Such mutations ... Read more

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Foundation to build a system of 1000 NVIDIA H100 chips for medical research

The Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Foundation is funding the construction of a powerful computing system for medical research. It will consist of more than 1,000 NVIDIA H100 GPUs, which are needed for servers focused on artificial intelligence, writes The Verge. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) makes bold statements about ... Read more

ChatGPT will not be able to replace programmers, and their dismissal will lead to disaster

Software engineers have joined the ranks of editors, translators, and other professionals who fear that they will be replaced by ChatGPT. However, it is software engineers who should not worry about this, writes WIRED. The publication reminded us of the story of when the FORTRAN programming language appeared. It was ... 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

Stability AI announces Stable Audio AI model that will create music from text

Stability AI has announced the Stable Audio AI model that can synthesize music or sounds from written prompts, writes Ars Technica. The company trained the model on data consisting of more than 800 thousand audio files containing music, sound effects, and individual instruments. Text metadata was also used for training. ... Read more

In the US, an artist was denied copyright to a painting created by AI

The artist Jason Allen failed to obtain the copyright to the painting Théâtre D’opéra Spatial generated by artificial intelligence. The decision was made by the supervisory board of the US Copyright Office, reports Ars Technica. Jason Allen became famous last year when a picture he submitted won first place at ... Read more

Medical AI project BrainScan launched in Odesa to speed up brain diagnostics

BrainScan, a pilot telemedicine project, has been launched in Odesa. This is the first city in Ukraine where it has been launched. This is the first city in Ukraine where it started working. This was reported by the Ministry of Health on Facebook. «Ця система працює на базі штучного інтелекту ... Read more

HeyGen neural network is able to voice videos in different languages, users test famous memes

The HeyGen neural network can automatically translate and voice over what a person says in a video in different languages. Currently, users can choose from several languages: English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Polish, Portuguese, and Hindi. HeyGen co-founder and CEO Joshua Xu explained that to translate a video, you need ... Read more

AI research has led Microsoft to increase water consumption by 34%

Microsoft increased its water consumption by 34% from 2021 to 2022, to more than 6.4 billion liters. This is attributed to research in the field of artificial intelligence, according to AP. “It’s safe to say that most of this growth is due to AI,” in particular, “the big investments in ... Read more

Roblox to launch Roblox Assistant chatbot to help with the creation of virtual worlds

The Roblox gaming platform has announced the Roblox Assistant chatbot. It will work on the basis of artificial intelligence and will help to create virtual worlds on the platform, writes The Verge. According to the company’s CTO Daniel Sturman, the tool will allow creating basic game actions, as well as ... 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

AI will prepare summaries of work-related Slack conversations, which can be used for reports

Salesforce has announced the pilot launch of new generative artificial intelligence capabilities on the Slack platform, reports Engadget. We are talking about Slack AI, which will be able to summarize conversations from work chats. It will be able to generate highlights from channels to show the user the most important ... Read more

Apple spends millions of dollars a day on artificial intelligence training

Apple invests millions of dollars a day in artificial intelligence. The company is working on different AI models in several teams. This is reported by The Verge with reference to The Information report. Apple’s unit working on conversational AI is called Foundational Models. Its team consists of about 16 people, ... Read more

SAG-AFTRA prepares to strike against game studios, parties fail to agree on AI and salaries

The actors’ guild SAG-AFTRA has authorized its members to go on strike against game studios. However, this does not mean that the protest will actually take place, writes The Register. The agreement between the union and gaming companies, including Activision, Epic Games, and Electronic Arts, expired last fall. But it ... Read more

SAKER SCOUT drone with artificial intelligence is authorized for use in the Armed Forces of Ukraine

The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine has authorized the use of the SAKER SCOUT drone with artificial intelligence in the Armed Forces of Ukraine. This is stated in a message from the department in Telegram. Thanks to its advanced optics, the system independently recognizes and records the coordinates of enemy ... Read more

Microsoft wants to create a backpack with AI, it will be “stuffed” with cameras and microphones

Microsoft wants to create a backpack with artificial intelligence, Tom’s Hardware reports. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) approved the corresponding patent application, which the company filed back in May. According to Microsoft, the backpack will be equipped with numerous sensors on the shoulder straps. Potentially, cameras, microphones, GPS, ... Read more

Swift AI drone beats humans in drone race for the first time

Researchers from the University of Zurich and Intel have announced the creation of a unique autonomous unmanned system called Swift. It is powered by artificial intelligence and is capable of outperforming humans in FPV drone races, writes Ars Technica. It is a sport in which participants try to guide high-speed ... Read more

Meta allowed Facebook users to delete personal data to avoid training generative AI models on it

Facebook users can now delete certain personal information that can be used to train generative artificial intelligence models, writes CNBC. This week, Meta updated the resources section of the Facebook Help Center and added a form called “Generative AI Data Subject Rights.” In this way, Meta provides individuals with the ... Read more

Google tests SynthID technology to recognize images created by AI

Google is testing an invisible watermark to identify images that have been created by artificial intelligence. This is done to combat disinformation, according to the BBC. The corresponding technology is called SynthID, and it was created by Google DeepMind. The watermark will be embedded in individual pixels of the image, ... Read more

Duet AI in Google Meet will be able to conduct meetings instead of you

Google Meet aims to revolutionize the way users think about virtual meetings with new AI-powered features announced at the Google Cloud Next conference, reports The Verge. One of the most significant additions to Meet is Duet AI, which can take notes in real time during a meeting. If you click ... Read more

OpenAI launches ChatGPT Enterprise for corporate clients

OpenAI has announced the launch of a business-oriented version of its AI-based chatbot ChatGPT Enterprise, reports TechCrunch. The company first showed this version on its blog at the beginning of the year. It is capable of performing the same tasks as ChatGPT but has improved performance and customization options. Also, ... Read more

OpenAI allows customers to customize GPT-3.5 Turbo settings

OpenAI customers are now able to add their own customization data in the GPT-3.5 Turbo version. This will allow for specific behavioral models, reports TechCrunch. According to OpenAI, additionally customized GPT-3.5 will be able to meet and even exceed the basic capabilities of GPT-4 in certain tasks. “Since the release ... Read more