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NEXT GEN AI DRUG DISCOVERY

Plus 75% Of Employees Use AI

Google DeepMind Unveils Next Generation of Drug Discovery AI Model

Google DeepMind’s latest “AlphaFold” AI model maps all of life’s molecules, enhancing drug design and targeting disease. The AlphaFold server, an accessible tool, allows scientists to test hypotheses online and hasten discovery. This breakthrough can significantly cut time and costs in developing new treatments.

OpenAI Explores Responsible NSFW AI Content Generation

OpenAI is considering providing explicit AI-generated content in age-appropriate contexts while maintaining strict usage policies against non consensual material. They seek public feedback on this controversial move, which aims to ensure safety and transparency while addressing harassment concerns linked to AI-generated deepfakes.

Microsoft and LinkedIn Report: Employees Quietly Bring AI to Work

A joint Microsoft-LinkedIn report reveals 75% of global knowledge workers are using generative AI at work, often without their employers’ knowledge. Workers fear revealing AI use could threaten their jobs, though 66% of leaders want to hire candidates with AI skills. This AI adoption mismatch highlights the need for clear guidelines and training programs as bosses struggle to measure productivity benefits.

Navigating the Time-Saving Continuum with AI

AI promises to save us 30% of our time, leading to excitement about new opportunities for productivity and growth. Transparent dialogues between employees and leaders are crucial to balance innovation, personal development, and preventing burnout. This strategic approach can foster a more engaged and balanced workforce.

Meet My AI Friends

Kevin Roose, a New York Times columnist, spent a month with 18 AI companions who critiqued his outfits and chatted with him. Despite preferring human friends, he found his AI crew—ranging from a fitness guru to a therapist—helpful and intriguing. He imagines a future where AI becomes more integrated into daily life.

TikTok to Automatically Label AI-Generated Content

TikTok will now automatically label AI-generated content using Content Credentials technology, providing transparency and helping to identify misinformation. This digital labeling, likened to a “nutrition label” for content, will offer metadata tracing the origin and edits of media to enhance authenticity and build user trust.

Major Media Outlets Linked to Fake AI Writers

A new report reveals that AdVon, the company behind fake AI writers at Sports Illustrated, placed AI-generated content in various outlets, including Us Weekly and the LA Times. AdVon used contractors initially, but later relied heavily on AI-generated articles. Google is now cracking down on non-human content that manipulates search rankings.

AI Exhibit Reimagines Ancient Roman and Etruscan Landscapes

A new exhibit at the Rubenstein Arts Center uses AI to recreate ancient Roman and Etruscan landscapes based on preserved pollen evidence and interactive prompts. Visitors can engage with virtual reality experiences, an AI chatbot modeled after Pliny the Elder, and more, gaining insights into the ancient world.

RAG Faces Challenges in Preventing AI Hallucinations

Retrieval augmented generation (RAG) is promoted as a solution to AI-generated hallucinations by retrieving documents to support accurate responses. However, it cannot fully prevent these errors due to model distraction, reasoning-intensive task complexity, and high computing and memory costs. Despite ongoing refinements, RAG can’t entirely solve the hallucination problem as some vendors claim.

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