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AI Promised to Upend the 2024 Campaign. It Hasn’t Yet

With less than six months until the 2024 election, AI’s impact on campaigns remains marginal. AI tools are used for productivity and data analysis, but have not revolutionized campaigning or disinformation strategies. Notably, the Biden campaign limits its use, and the Trump campaign does not use AI at all.

Kia’s New EV3 Features AI Assistant with ChatGPT Integration

The newly revealed Kia EV3, an all-electric compact SUV, will feature a voice assistant built on OpenAI’s ChatGPT, customized by Kia. Set to launch in Korea in July 2024 and Europe later in the year, this AI assistant will assist with trip planning, vehicle control, and entertainment.

When Will Amazon Start the AI Conversation with Alexa?

Amazon plans to introduce a subscription tier for Alexa, integrating generative AI to enhance its capabilities. The service, possibly launching by year’s end, aims to provide more intelligent and useful interactions. Despite the added costs, Amazon emphasizes the service must deliver remarkable utility to justify the charges.

Will AI Influencers Displace Creators?

AI-generated content may challenge traditional creators, but it won’t make them irrelevant. AI can replicate and recommend popular styles, making content look similar. Creators who innovate will stand out. The future will see “prompt creators” who excel in directing AI tools. Experimentation and adaptation are key for success in this evolving landscape.

Ex-Reddit CEO Criticizes AI-Obsessed Tech Giants for Subpar Products

Former Reddit CEO Yishan Wong criticized tech giants for prioritizing AI competition over product quality. He claimed this obsession results in flawed AI integration, leading to inferior products. Wong likened the situation to the initial adoption of cars, emphasizing forced AI usage due to cloud-based systems.

Washington Post Turns to AI Amid Financial Struggles

The Washington Post CEO Will Lewis announced a pivot to AI to address the newspaper’s $77 million loss last year. Emphasizing “AI everywhere in our newsroom,” Lewis aims to repair the financial situation. This move follows controversy and the recent AI partnership between OpenAI and NewsCorp.

Google Begins Testing Ads in AI-Generated Search Results

Google is experimenting with integrating search and shopping ads into its AI-generated query results, termed AI Overviews. These ads, labeled as “sponsored,” aim to enhance user experience and will automatically include relevant ads from existing campaigns. The move is part of Google’s broader rollout of new AI tools for retailers.

Artists Call for AI Regulation as Congress Struggles to Respond

Amid artists’ concerns over AI mimicking their work, Congress faces challenges in regulating AI. The Senate AI Working Group’s vague roadmap highlights the complexity. Proposals include copyright protection and nonconsensual deepfake bans. However, tech lobbyists argue against impractical regulations, and the issue may ultimately be resolved in court.

Colorado Takes Lead in Regulating AI’s Hidden Influence on American Life

Colorado is the first state to pass legislation regulating AI’s role in critical decisions such as hiring, housing, and medical care. The bill, signed by Gov. Jared Polis, mandates companies to assess AI for bias and inform customers when AI influences decisions. Similar bills in other states have faced significant opposition.

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