Ex-OpenAI Board Member Refuses to Say Why She Fired Sam Altman

Mum’s The Word The now-former OpenAI board member who was instrumental in the initial firing of CEO Sam Altman has spoken — but she’s still staying mum on why she pushed him out in the first place. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, 31-year-old Georgetown machine learning researcher and erstwhile OpenAI board member Helen […]

Nicki Minaj Fans Are Using AI to Create “Gag City”

Good Tidings Fans are anxiously awaiting the drop of Nicki Minaj’s “Pink Friday 2,” and in the meantime, they’ve occupied themselves with artificial intelligence image generators to create visions of a Minajian utopia known as “Gag City.” The entire “Gag City” gambit began with zealous (and perhaps overzealous) fans tweeting at the Queens-born diva to […]

Visual AI Takes Flight at Canada’s Largest, Busiest Airport

Toronto Pearson International Airport, in Ontario, Canada, is the country’s largest and busiest airport, serving some 50 million passengers each year. To enhance traveler experiences, the airport in June deployed the Zensors AI platform, which uses anonymized footage from existing security cameras to generate spatial data that helps optimize operations in real time. A member Read article >

Meta AI adds Reels support and ‘reimagine,’ a way to generate new AI images in group chats, and more

Alongside other AI updates announced today, Meta AI, the company’s generative AI experience, is gaining new capabilities starting today, including the ability to create new AI images when prompted as well as support for Reels, among other things. The former, a feature called “reimagine,” allows users in group chats to have more fun by recreating […]
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17 Predictions for 2024: From RAG to Riches to Beatlemania and National Treasures

Move over, Merriam-Webster: Enterprises this year found plenty of candidates to add for word of the year. “Generative AI” and “generative pretrained transformer” were followed by terms such as “large language models” and “retrieval-augmented generation” (RAG) as whole industries turned their attention to transformative new technologies. Generative AI started the year as a blip on Read article >

Google’s AI chatbot Bard gets a big upgrade with Gemini, Google’s next-gen AI model

Google Bard, the company’s generative AI chatbot and ChatGPT rival, is getting am update today that the company claims will significantly enhance its capabilities. The company says Bard will now be powered by Gemini, Google’s newest and most advanced AI model, giving the chatbot more advanced reasoning, planning, understanding, and other capabilities. Gemini comes in […]
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Pixel 8 Pro becomes the first smartphone powered by Google’s new AI model, Gemini

The Pixel 8 Pro will now become the first Android smartphone to be powered by Google’s next-generation AI model, Gemini, starting today, the company announced. Gemini Nano, a version of the model designed for running on-device, as on smartphones, will now leverage Google’s Tensor G3 to deliver two Pixel 8 Pro features, Summarize in Recorder […]
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AV 2.0, the Next Big Wayve in Self-Driving Cars

A new era of autonomous vehicle technology, known as AV 2.0, has emerged, marked by large, unified AI models that can control multiple parts of the vehicle stack, from perception and planning to control. Wayve, a London-based autonomous driving technology company, is leading the surf. In the latest episode of NVIDIA’s AI Podcast, host Katie Read article >

Elon Musk is looking to raise $1 billion for xAI

Elon Musk is looking to raise 1/44 of a Twitter for his AI company, xAI. In other words, the man behind Tesla, SpaceX and X is seeking $1 billion in funding for his next venture. According to an SEC filing, Musk has raised about $135 million so far from four unnamed investors, with the first […]
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Celebrating the first year of Copilot with significant new innovations

This year will be remembered as the moment that we, as individuals, began to harness the power of AI in our daily lives. The last 10 months reflect years of AI research, close partnerships, and breakthrough innovations coming together. This culmination is now unifying our product vision to empower every person and every organization on…
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Transforming communications with Copilot for Microsoft 365

At Microsoft, we’ve asked our communications team to be innovators of AI. To explore and experiment with how we can all use it in our everyday work. We’ve urged the team not to forget their unique expertise and value — the art of communications — but to welcome some science into the process, to be…
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Why GPUs Are Great for AI

GPUs have been called the rare Earth metals — even the gold — of artificial intelligence, because they’re foundational for today’s generative AI era. Three technical reasons, and many stories, explain why that’s so. Each reason has multiple facets well worth exploring, but at a high level: GPUs employ parallel processing. GPU systems scale up Read article >

Embracing Transformation: AWS and NVIDIA Forge Ahead in Generative AI and Cloud Innovation

Amazon Web Services and NVIDIA will bring the latest generative AI technologies to enterprises worldwide. Combining AI and cloud computing, NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang joined AWS CEO Adam Selipsky Tuesday on stage at AWS re:Invent 2023 at the Venetian Expo Center in Las Vegas. Selipsky said he was “thrilled” to announce the expansion Read article >

Microsoft Ignite 2023: AI transformation and the technology driving change

As we reach the end of 2023, nearly every industry is undergoing a collective transformation – discovering entirely new ways of working due to AI advancements. Microsoft Ignite is a showcase of the advances being developed to help customers, partners and developers achieve the total value of Microsoft’s technology and reshape the way work is…
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