Science & Technology | Science & Technology

ChatGPT just (accidentally) shared all of its secret rules – here's what we learned

Saying 'hi' revealed OpenAI's instructions until the company shut it down, but you can still find them

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Employees Turn to AI in a Seismic Shift | Workplace Coach Blog

AI in the workplace: employees turn to AI in a seismic shift; the reality, the trends, the implications and the fears

Science & Technology | Social Media

Instagram Photos Are Being Labeled 'Made With AI' When They're Not

Instagram’s “Made with AI” labels are creating confusion as photos are slapped with the tags depsite even when no or minimal AI was used.

Science & Technology | Tech

3 SEO Trends Every CEO Should Know

AI has caused many changes in SEO. Here's how the changes are impacting your online visibility and what you can do to maximize your business growth.

Science & Technology | Technology

Former Google employee: How a ‘code red’ meeting and ChatGPT led execs to take 'shortcuts' in Gemini AI launch

A former high-level Google employee detailed significant structural issues at the company and said they cut corners to compete with ChatGPT and launch Gemini.

Science & Technology | Tech News

Apple’s AI ambitions could include Google or OpenAI

Apple has reportedly held discussions with Google to bring its Gemini generative AI technology to the iPhone and has also considered using OpenAI’s ChatGPT.

Politics | Free Speech

We're Sorry, WHAT?? British AI Firm To Suppress Speech They Deem 'Misinformation' Ahead of 2024 Elections

 The left truly seems to be completely hellbent on creating an Orwellian nightmare for the rest of us, and a British AI firm is just the latest example. 'Logically.AI' has been in talks with various states and DHS to expand its social media surveillance for the 2024 presidential election.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Addressing equity and ethics in artificial intelligence

Algorithms and humans both contribute to bias in AI, but AI may also hold the power to correct or reverse inequities among humans.

Business & Finance | Business

Duolingo lays off staff as language learning app shifts toward AI

Educational technology app Duolingo laid off around 10% of its contractors as the company moves to rely more heavily on artificial intelligence, the company told CNN Tuesday.

Music | Music News

Elvis Presley to Return Via AI Concert in London

The late "king of rock 'n' roll" Elvis Presley is reportedly set to return for another concert via artificial intelligence (AI) in London, where he will appear onstage as a hologram.

Entertainment | William Shatner

William Shatner, Star Trek's Captain Kirk, takes on an AI chatbot

Legendary "Star Trek" actor William Shatner has been spending time exploring the new frontier of artificial intelligence.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Is Star Trek falling behind in future tech predictions?

Star Trek has always been "forward thinking", predicting our real future, but have we reached a point predicting new technologies might be too hard?

Music | Music News

ALICE COOPER Says The Only Person Who Should Be Allowed To Use AI In Music Is PAUL MCCARTNEY

In a new interview with Australia's Studio 10, legendary rocker Alice Cooper weighed in on a debate about people using an AI (artificial intelligence) music generator as a tool to create melodies, harmonies and rhymes based on artificial intelligence (AI)

Science & Technology | Technology

Woman claims she got a callback from every company she applied to using AI-generated resume

After impulsively quitting her last job, she decided to seek help from an AI writing tool to build an effective resume.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli doctors save man's life with AI

The 50-year-old patient was urgently called back to the hospital after an AI-assisted diagnostic program flagged his CT scan for potential intracranial bleeding.

Science & Technology | Science

Google wants to use AI to turn your brain waves into music

Google scanned human brain activity and fed the data to an AI large language model in an attempt to reconstruct the music.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Zoom can now train its A.I. using some customer data, according to updated terms

Zoom's update comes amid growing public debate on the extent to which AI services should be trained on individuals' data.

Music | Music

Sir Paul McCartney says artificial intelligence has enabled a 'final' Beatles song

The star says machine learning helped lift John Lennon's voice from a demo and turn it into a song.

Science & Technology | Tech

Worker v bot: Humans are winning for now

If you’d like to sharpen your skills to future-proof your career, then the VentureBeat Jobs Board is a great place to start a fresh job hunt.

Science & Technology | Artificial intelligence

Next generation arms race could cause 'extinction' event akin to nuclear war, pandemic: tech chief

Artificial intelligence could lead to extinction and should be a global priority on the scale of nuclear war and pandemics, Center for AI Safety chief Dan Hendrycks said.

Science & Technology | Artificial intelligence

US air force denies running simulation in which AI drone ‘killed’ operator

Denial follows colonel saying drone used ‘highly unexpected strategies to achieve its goal’ in virtual test

Science & Technology | Tech

AI is helping astronomers make new discoveries faster than ever before

AI and neural networks have greatly sped up astronomers' work, allowing them to work through massive amounts of data thoroughly, which would have been near impossible by human effort alone

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

‘Of course it’s disturbing’: will AI change Hollywood forever?

With the rise of AI-led services to write, voice and provide effects, industry experts express concern over the future

Music | Music

AI Recreates Lennon and McCartney Solo Songs as Beatles Tunes

AL-generated versions of Paul McCartney's 'New' and John Lennon's 'Grow Old With Me' were released in April 2023.

Science & Technology | Technology

‘Godfather of AI’ quits Google with regrets and fears about his life’s work - The Verge

Geoffrey Hinton, whose trailblazing work on neural networks won him the ‘Nobel Prize of computing’ has quit Google to speak freely about the risks of AI now that Google and Microsoft on locked in fierce competition that might be impossible to stop.

Science & Technology | Technology

Demystifying LLMs with Amazon distinguished scientists | All Things Distributed

To learn more about large language models (LLMs), foundation models, and other advances in ML, I sat with two of Amazon’s distinguished scientists, Sudipta Sengupta and Dan Roth.

Business & Finance | Business

3 New Generative A.I. Tools That May Save Small-Business Owners Time

Mailchimp, Constant Contact, and GoDaddy's recently launched content-generation tools are designed for busy entrepreneurs.

Science & Technology | Tech

Google is reportedly developing a new AI-powered search engine

Google is reportedly “racing” to build an “all-new” AI-powered search engine..

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

How to Tell If a Photo Is an AI-Generated Fake - Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

Science & Technology | Artificial intelligence

The Open Letter on AI Doesn't Go Far Enough

One of the earliest researchers to analyze the prospect of powerful Artificial Intelligence warns of a bleak scenario

Science & Technology | Artificial intelligence

AI bot, ChaosGPT, tweets out plans to ‘destroy humanity’ after being tasked

“I need to find the most destructive weapons available to humans, so that I can plan how to use them to achieve my goals.”

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

A.I. Imagery Is Not Photography, It Never Will Be

Artificial intelligence can now generate images that look indistinguishable from photographs, but should the creations be considered "photos"?

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Levi's Use of AI to 'Increase Diversity' is Wildly Tone-Deaf

Last week, Levi Strauss was heavily criticized for its decision to start using digital models generated by artificial intelligence (AI) instead of using

Politics | Liberal Fascism

DOD Pays Media-Rating Scammers To Create Propaganda And Censorship Tech For U.S. Government

Our tax dollars are funding the development of media-monitoring products that can be deployed to censor ordinary Americans via Big Tech.

Science & Technology | Technology

Bing: “I will not harm you unless you harm me first”

Last week, Microsoft announced the new AI-powered Bing: a search interface that incorporates a language model powered chatbot that can run searches for you and summarize the results, plus do …

Science & Technology | Tech

Microsoft and Google are about to Open an AI battle

Microsoft and Google are both holding AI press events this week. With rumors of Bing getting ChatGPT and Google building a rival, the two tech giants are on course to butt heads again.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Ghostwriter add-in brings ChatGPT integration to Microsoft Word

A third-party add-in for Microsoft Word called Ghostwriter brings ChatGPT integration to the productivity software, but it'll cost you.

Science & Technology | Technology

This Week in Techno-Hell: AI Might Soon Be Writing the News You Consume

A new AI-powered content generator called ChatGBT launched in late 2022. Its proprietors market it as “a large language model developed by OpenAI that can be used for natural language processing...

Science & Technology | Tech

10 AI Predictions For 2023

2023 will be a huge year for the field of artificial intelligence.

Science & Technology | Technology

AI Image Generators are a New Frontier of Copyright Confusion

A disagreement between two artists selling on Adobe Stock highlights a major issue: who owns what when it comes to AI generated art?

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Artists say AI image generators are copying their style to make thousands of new images — and it's completely out of their control

Artists work for years on their portfolios but people can now make copycat images using programs like DALL-E, Stable Diffusion and Midjourney.

Science & Technology | Tech

3 essential abilities AI is missing

As the AI community puts a growing focus and resources toward data-driven, deep learning–based approaches, experts warn that what seems to be a human-like performance is, in fact, a shallow imitation that misses key components of intelligence.

Science & Technology | Science

An AI Just Independently Discovered Alternate Physics

Grab any physics textbook and you'll find formula after formula describing how things wobble, fly, swerve and stop. The formulas describe actions we can observe, but behind each could be sets of factors that aren't immediately obvious.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Tesla lays off nearly 200 Autopilot employees who help train the company’s AI

Some 200 Tesla workers have been laid off at the company’s offices in San Mateo, California. According to reports, the workers were primarily focused on labelling and verifying data used to train the company’s Autopilot AI driver-assistance feature.

News | News

AI identifies rocker Geddy Lee’s mother in Holocaust photos

Google engineer develops algorithm to identify lost faces in WWII photos as part of Numbers to Names project

Science & Technology | Technology

What Exactly Was Google's 'AI Is Sentient' Guy Actually Saying?

A software engineer working on the tech giant’s language intelligence claimed the AI was a "sweet kid" who advocated for its own rights "as a person."

Business & Finance | Business

The truth about AI and ROI: Can artificial intelligence really deliver? | VentureBeat

Can investments in AI deliver true ROI that directly impacts the company’s bottom line? 

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel Tests AI-Powered Floating Solar Panels To Generate Clean Energy

Israel announced a project to test an artificial intelligence (AI) floating solar system to generate electricity by tracking the sun,

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Bold new Israeli brain theory touted as breakthrough for medicine, computing

Peer-reviewed study finds that much learning happens in dendrites rather than synapses, opening up new possibilities for treating degenerative diseases and a new model for AI

Science & Technology | Science

AI powers breakthrough in faster-than-sound jet engines

New research using AI is streamlining simulations of hypersonic aircraft engines, which have defense and commercial applications.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

As Russia Plots Its Next Move, an AI Listens to the Chatter

With vast amounts of data becoming available to intelligence analysts, new tools will help them sift and interpret it all—but they will introduce new risks, too.

Science & Technology | Tech

Amazon's New A.I. Tool Will Launch for the Super Bowl, But It Could Change Much More Than Football

Artificial intelligence technology that can measure quarterback play is expected to have applications across a variety of workplaces.

Gaming | Gaming

The Unnerving Rise of Video Games that Spy on You

Players generate a wealth of revealing psychological data—and some companies are soaking it up.

Science & Technology | Tech

Data labeling will fuel the AI revolution | VentureBeat

Labeling data for AI using the right techniques helps companies make better decisions and has a measurable impact on business success.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Living robots can now reproduce using artificial intelligence

Using artificial intelligence, the xenobots were able to replicate themselves using a process not seen in humans or any other animals.

News | Iran

Mossad assassinated Iran’s chief nuke scientist with remote AI gun

Some would say that the operation succeeded in throwing Iran’s nuclear program into chaos for some months, but that Tehran has long since recovered.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

New AI system fills rifle sights with extensive, easy-to-digest info

Assault rifles with the Elbit System’s new artificial intelligence data platform transform soldiers' view to resemble a first-person shooter video game.

News | News

AI-Equipped Killer Drones Are Here...and We Should Be Alarmed

An alarming report out of Libya reveals that ‟an autonomous weaponized drone hunted down a human target last year” in Libya, initiating...

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Microsoft to make coding 'in plain English' easier with PowerFx and GPT-3 AI model

Microsoft's integration of the OpenAI GPT-3 technology into Power Apps is the first time GPT-3 will be available commercially in one of its own products.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

How Intel is leveraging AI to drive sales

Intel is adopting AI internally to bolster its sales and marketing efforts, including through the use of natural language processing.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Waycare Taps AI To Increase Traffic Safety, Reduce Time On Roads

Waycare recently partnered with Netivei Ayalon to provide AI-powered safety insights and proactive traffic management on the Ayalon highway.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

New AI ‘Deep Nostalgia’ brings old photos, including very old ones, to life

Deep Nostalgia can take photos from any camera and create a life-like animation. The AI program uses pre-recorded driver videos of facial movements and applies the one that works best for the still photo in question, so you can take photos of deceased lov

Science & Technology | Tech

Microsoft: Now you can turn a Word doc into a visual PowerPoint presentation

Microsoft's AI can turn your text-based Word document into an online PowerPoint presentation with images.

News | News

Google Fires Founder of Its Artificial Intelligence Ethics Program

The behemoth tech giant Google has fired the head of its Artificial Intelligence ethics program. Google executives claim she violated company policy by moving files outside of the company building. Margaret Mitchell tweeted Friday she had been let go by G

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Malaria-Fighting Israeli Startup A Finalist For $5M IBM Watson AI XPRIZE

ZzappMalaria is working to eradicate malaria using an AI-powered app that helps locate hotspots and eliminate the risk.

Science & Technology | Science

Researchers develop AI framework that predicts object motion from image and tactile data | VentureBeat

Researchers developed an AI framework that can predict the motion of objects from visual and tactile data.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links!

Want to return your last online purchase? Amazon says don't bother

When you receive a faulty or unwanted item, Amazon usually asks you to initiate a return for a refund or replacement. However, if the item is inexpensive, it might cost the company a lot to ship it back to the warehouse. So, companies like Amazon and Walm

Science & Technology | Tech News

Leading computer scientists debate the next steps for AI in 2021

What do we need to push AI to the next level? A panel of experts hosted by Montreal AI discussed possible answers.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

These students figured out their tests were graded by AI — and the easy way to cheat

Schools across the US are using Edgenuity, an online learning platform that offers virtual classes for students. Some classes involve short-answer questions that are graded by an AI — and some students have figured out how to game it.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Google's Project Guideline uses AI to help low-vision users navigate running courses | VentureBeat

Google developed an AI-powered app that guides blind and low-vision users through a running course with audio feedback.

Science & Technology | Tech

AI and the transformation of the medical world | VentureBeat

Tremendous gains have been made in medical imaging and AI focusing mainly on cardiovascular, ophthalmology, neurology, and cancer detection.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Researchers Develop AI Tech To Detect Early Signs Of Suicide Risk

The suicide risk detection tech is based on the automatic text analysis of social network content via machine learning and NLP algorithms.

Science & Technology | Tech

This Harvard Professor And His Students Have Raised $14 Million To Make AI Too Smart To Be Fooled By Hackers

Robust Intelligence is leaving stealth with a $14 million funding round led by Sequoia and a plan to become the firewall for the AI age.

Science & Technology | Technology

Microsoft researchers develop assistive eye-tracking AI that works on any device

In a preprint paper, Microsoft researchers detail an eye-tracking system that works on virtually any device with high accuracy.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Hey, Siri, pick a movie! How AI can impact our decision-making

Have you used Assistant, Siri or Alexa to make a decisions? Researchers have looked into how AI messages are persuading us and what's behind the choices.

Science & Technology | Technology

Duplex, Google’s conversational AI, has updated 3M+ business listings since pandemic – TechCrunch

Google today offered an update on the status of Duplex, its AI technology that uses natural conversations to get things done — like making restaurant reservations, booking appointments or updating a Google Business listing, for example. When the pan

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

The Amazing Ways Duolingo Is Using Artificial Intelligence To Deliver Free Language Learning

When it's time to learn a new language, Duolingo offers a fun, interactive learning experience through its cross-platform app that's powered by artificial intelligence (AI).

Visual Arts | Design & Illustration

There’s a way to pick the absolute best images for your content: Apply AI

Is there a data-driven — or even better, an AI-driven — process for gaining deeper insight into which images are more likely to engage users?

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

How Is Artificial Intelligence Used In B2B Companies: Here Are Powerful Examples

Can B2B companies leverage AI just as well as B2C companies? Absolutely! Artificial intelligence is vitally important to helping B2B companies improve their products and services as well as operations and business processes, just like it is for B2C compan

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel: In first, wearable device predicts epileptic seizures one hour ahead

Researchers develop prototype whose machine-learning algorithms generate warning of an upcoming seizure up to an hour prior to onset.

Science & Technology | Tech News

LinkedIn open-sources GDMix, a framework for training AI personalization models | VentureBeat

LinkedIn recently open-sourced GDMix, a framework for training the sort of AI personalization models used in search engines and ecommerce websites.

Science & Technology | Tech

AI Weekly: Amazon went wide with Alexa; now it’s going deep | VentureBeat

After putting Alexa everywhere it could, Amazon is focusing its efforts on going deep, with new Alexa capabilities, a new edge chip, and surveillance gear.

Science & Technology | Science

50 new planets, including one as big as Neptune, are identified using A.I.

Researchers used a machine learning algorithm to confirm 50 new "exoplanets," a first for artificial intelligence in astronomy.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

AI tool lets startups determine the value of their e-commerce business in 24 hours for free - TechRepublic

Valuation was developed by the co-founder of alternative capital firm Clearbanc, who spent six years on the Canadian version of "Shark Tank."

Science & Technology | Technology

Facebook’s AI separates speech in recordings of up to 5 people

Facebook researchers describe an AI system that can isolate speech from recordings of multiple speakers on a single microphone.

Science & Technology | Tech News

COVID-KG uses AI to scan thousands of studies to answer doctors' coronavirus questions | VentureBeat

In a new paper, researchers from Columbia, Brandeis, Darpa, UCLA, UIUC, and elsewhere describe an AI framework that answers questions about COVID-19.

Science & Technology | Tech

AI indicates which symptoms might be leading indicators of COVID-19 | VentureBeat

An AI-assisted study conducted by researchers at startup Nference and the Mayo Clinic found that certain symptoms might be leading indicators of COVID-19.

Science & Technology | Tech News

Intel uses AI to find new customers in specific industries | VentureBeat

In a blog post, Intel revealed that it's using AI and machine learning systems to generate new sales leads among its marketing teams.

Science & Technology | Tech

Researchers propose AI that improves the quality of any video

In a preprint paper, researchers propose an AI framework for transforming low-quality videos into high-resolution, high-framerate footage.

Science & Technology | Technology

When that ‘AI company’ isn’t really an AI company | TechCrunch

Artificial intelligence is one of the most important fields in technology right now, which makes it ripe for buzzword-savvy startups to leverage for attention. But while machine learning and related technologies are now frequently employed, it’s less comm

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Forbes Lists 10 Israeli-Founded Firms Among 50 'Most Promising' AI Companies In US | Technology News

The Israeli companies listed span categories such as insurance, healthcare, cybersecurity, and Big Data. | NoCamels

Science & Technology | Technology

7 Types Of Artificial Intelligence

While artificial intelligence (AI) has become a commonly used and understood term, there is still a degree of obscurity regarding the different types of AI that exist and can exist in the future. Understanding the types of AI can help in better understand

Science & Technology | Tech

Lights, Camera, Artificial Action: Start-Up Is Taking A.I. to the Movies

After selling their robotics company to Google, two engineers are working on technology they think can change how special effects are made.

Science & Technology | Social Media

AI could make trolls think twice before retweeting offensive content | VentureBeat

While hate speech in the U.S. dates back to the country’s earliest days, the rise of social media has thrust hateful keyboard warriors into the spotlight. Many social media platforms have attempted to counter hate speech using AI-driven tactics, but the

Science & Technology | Technology

Artificial intelligence is changing SEO faster than you think | TechCrunch

By now everyone has heard of Google’s RankBrain, the new artificial intelligence machine learning algorithm that is supposed to be the latest and greatest..

News | Interesting Links

Robotics: Ethics of artificial intelligence

Four leading researchers share their concerns and solutions for reducing societal risks from intelligent machines.

Science & Technology | Medicine, Science & Technology

Robotics: Ethics of artificial intelligence : Nature News & Comment

Four leading researchers share their concerns and solutions for reducing societal risks from intelligent machines.

Science & Technology | Medicine, Science & Technology

Astronomer Royal Martin Rees: How soon will robots take over the world? - Telegraph

An explosion in artificial intelligence has sent us hurtling towards a post-human future, warns Martin Rees

News | Societal Evolution

In 10 years, your job probably won’t exist. Here’s how to make sure you’re still employable.

Around 65 percent of the jobs that people will be doing in a decade haven't even been invented yet.

Business & Finance | Economy

Hedge fund robots are crushing their human rivals

Computer algorithm-led hedge funds produced stellar returns last year, beating most gut-driven human money managers.

News | Societal Evolution

Investor rush to artificial intelligence is real deal - FT.com

Silicon Valley loves a new fad. To judge by the spate of fundraising by start-ups in recent weeks, it has found one in an idea that is more than half a century old: artificial intelligence. “This is the hot place to be at the moment,” says Stephen

News | Societal Evolution

Robots can now learn to cook just like you do: by watching YouTube videos

Researchers have come up with a new way to teach robots how to use tools simply by watching videos on YouTube. The researchers, from the University of Maryland and the Australian research center NI...