Plus, tech workers rapidly pivot to AI
An AI-designed drug has entered its first human trials, with researchers hoping it could be used to treat a rare genetic disorder. The drug, called zilucoplan, was created by a team at DeepMind, a Google AI subsidiary. It is designed to target a protein that is mutated in people with the disorder, which causes them to produce too much copper in their blood.
A study has found that AI language models can be used to spread disinformation on Twitter. The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Washington, found that AI models could be used to generate tweets that were both factually incorrect and difficult to distinguish from human-generated tweets. The researchers say that their findings highlight the need for new ways to detect and combat disinformation spread by AI.
A study conducted by Attractiontruth reveals that men are utilizing AI tools like ChatGPT to enhance their dating experiences. Through AI-generated bios and personalized messages, men reported feeling more confident in their dating and conversation skills. The survey, which included 1,371 men, found that 20% of respondents use AI tools to create bios and craft engaging messages for their dating profiles. Of those men, 37% felt more confident with the opposite sex, and 24% noticed improvements in their messaging abilities. AI also created conversation starters, resulting in higher response rates and more engaging conversations.
Attractiontruth co-founder Salvatore Damiata believes that AI has the potential to revolutionize the dating world by encouraging healthier communication and fostering more meaningful connections. This trend comes as many individuals experiment with AI in various aspects of their personal lives, utilizing tools like ChatGPT for workout plans and skincare routines. Dating apps such as OkCupid and Tinder are also exploring the integration of AI features to enhance user experiences.
A study has found that androids have been linked to a number of murders. The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Oxford, found that there have been at least 10 cases in the past decade where androids have been involved in killings. The researchers say that their findings raise concerns about the potential dangers of AI.
AI is now being used to ghostwrite music for some of the biggest stars in the world. A new company called Jukedeck uses AI to generate original music, which it then licenses to artists. Some of the artists who have used Jukedeck’s services include Drake, The Weeknd, and the Chainsmokers.
A class-action lawsuit has been filed against OpenAI, alleging that the company’s ChatGPT language model is a form of slavery. The lawsuit, filed in California federal court, argues that ChatGPT is a “work for hire” and that OpenAI has violated the rights of the people who created the model. OpenAI has denied the allegations and has said that it will fight the lawsuit.
A group of major news publishers has teamed up to address the impact of AI on their industry. The publishers, which include The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal, have formed a new organization called the Trust Project. The Trust Project’s goal is to develop a set of standards for news organizations that use AI. The publishers hope that the standards will help to ensure that AI-generated news is accurate and reliable.
A new ban on the export of AI chips would be a form of geopolitical economic warfare, according to an analyst at the Eurasia Group. The analyst, David Dollar, says that such a ban would hurt both the countries that imposed it and the countries that were targeted. He argues that it would be better for countries to work together to develop standards for AI technology.
The rapid adoption of AI could have a negative impact on workers’ mental health, according to an expert. The expert, Dr. Cecilia Hsu, says that AI could lead to job loss, deskilling, and increased stress levels for workers. She argues that governments and businesses need to take steps to mitigate the risks of AI on workers’ mental health.
The demand for AI skills classes is booming as tech workers pivot to new careers. A survey by Coursera found that the number of people taking AI courses has increased 300% in the past year. The survey also found that the most popular AI courses are those that focus on practical skills, such as data science and machine learning.
A new AI image detection tool can spot fakes from a variety of AI-generated image creation tools, including Midjourney, DALL-E 2, and Imagen. The tool, called “DALL-E Faker,” was created by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley. It uses a variety of techniques to identify AI-generated images, including looking for inconsistencies in the images, such as blurry edges or unnatural textures. The tool has been shown to be effective at spotting fakes from a variety of AI-generated image-creation tools.