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AI News today:
Sundar Pichai on the AI Moment: ‘You Will See Us Be Bold’
Google C.E.O. Sundar Pichai gave an extended interview about Artificial Intelligence to the Wall Street Journal and expressed both optimism and worry about the state of the A.I. race.
He also says the original vision of Google Assistant, of being your ‘own personal Google’ can be fulfilled using AI.
Google updates Bard AI to answer math and logic questions
Google has updated Bard to incorporate PaLM (Pathways Language Model) for improved math and logic capabilities.
Bard previously used LaMDA (Language Model for Dialogue Applications) which is focused on conversational dialogue.
Coding capabilities are expected to be added soon.
AI Ethicists Respond to ‘AI Pause’ Letter, Claiming It Ignores Real Harms
They criticize the letter for focusing on hypothetical future threats instead of addressing the real harms caused by the misuse of AI technology today.
Prominent figures such as Steve Wozniak and Elon Musk are among the thousands of people who have signed the letter.
Other AI News for Today:
Stability AI CEO eyes IPO in the next few years
Belgian Man Talks to AI Chatbot for 6 Weeks, Then Commits Suicide
Bill Ackman warns against pausing AI development, citing potential benefit to “bad guys”
Elon Musk compares AGI(artificial general intelligence) to a comet coming towards planet Earth
The Tech Buzz for Today:
Twitter releases its source code, including its recommendation algorithm, for inspection
This was promised by Twitter CEO Elon Musk and has been published on GitHub.
It includes the mechanism used to control the timeline of tweets users see.
Other Tech News:
Twitter waives $1,000 monthly verification fee for its 10,000 most-followed organizations
Google employees to receive fewer free snacks and workout classes due to cost-cutting measures
Apple succeeds in appeal against UK’s investigation of its mobile browser
Google drive imposes new limit on total number of files stored, even on paid accounts
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