welcome to ai daily dot u s for June 14th, 2023 – breaking news in AI – here’s your top 11 stories
A survey by GitHub found that 92% of programmers are using AI tools, with machine learning being the most popular. The survey also found that AI is being used for a variety of tasks, including code generation, testing, and debugging.
A report by McKinsey found that generative AI could add $4.4 trillion to the global economy by 2030. The report found that generative AI has the potential to revolutionize a wide range of industries, including healthcare, manufacturing, and finance.
A church in Germany is using AI to create virtual pastors. The AI pastors are able to deliver sermons, answer questions, and provide counseling. The church says that the AI pastors are a way to reach a wider audience and provide more personalized support.
A leaked document from Amazon revealed that the company is planning to use an AI chatbot to monitor its employees. The chatbot will be able to track employee productivity, identify potential problems, and provide feedback. Amazon says that the chatbot is a way to improve employee performance and safety.
The European Union is set to introduce new regulations for AI. The regulations will aim to ensure that AI is used in a safe and responsible way. The regulations will cover a wide range of aspects of AI, including data collection, training, and deployment.
AI firm Synthesia has raised $1 billion in a Series C funding round led by Nvidia. The funding will be used to accelerate the development of Synthesia’s AI-powered video generation technology. Synthesia’s technology can be used to create realistic and engaging videos that can be used for a variety of purposes, such as marketing, education, and entertainment.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has said that AI is the “most important thing” for the company. Nadella has made AI a top priority at Microsoft, and the company has invested heavily in AI research and development. Microsoft is using AI to improve its products and services, and the company is also working to make AI more accessible to developers and businesses.
Consulting firm Accenture has announced that it will invest $3 billion in AI over the next three years. The investment will be used to develop new AI-powered products and services, and to train Accenture employees on AI. Accenture believes that AI is a “strategic imperative” for the company, and the investment is a way to ensure that Accenture remains competitive in the digital age.
Meta has released a new AI image creation model called Imagen. Imagen is able to create realistic and detailed images from text descriptions. Imagen is based on a new type of AI model called a diffusion model. Diffusion models are able to learn the distribution of natural images, and they can use this knowledge to generate new images that are similar to real images.
The US Navy has developed a new conversational AI tool called Amelia. Amelia is able to answer questions about Navy systems and procedures. Amelia is also able to troubleshoot problems and provide recommendations. Amelia is still under development, but the Navy plans to use it to provide support to sailors and Marines.
Experts are calling for new regulations to be put in place to prevent the use of deepfakes in elections. They also say that voters need to be educated about the dangers of deepfakes so that they can be more discerning about the information that they see online.
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