- An apparently AI-generated hoax of an explosion at the Pentagon went viral online — and markets briefly dipped.
A fake news story about an explosion at the Pentagon went viral on social media on May 22, 2023. The story, which was created using artificial intelligence, was shared thousands of times before it was debunked. The incident caused a brief dip in the stock market as investors reacted to the news.
In a recent interview, Google CEO Sundar Pichai said that the only race that really matters in artificial intelligence is the race to responsibly build AI. Pichai said that AI has the potential to do great things, but it also has the potential to do great harm. He called on the tech industry to work together to ensure that AI is used for good.
Some experts believe artificial intelligence will lead to unemployment in the coming years. However, others argue that AI will create new jobs as it displaces old ones. A recent study by the McKinsey Global Institute found that AI could create up to 95 million new jobs by 2030. However, the study also found that AI could displace up to 800 million jobs.
Adobe is adding an AI image generator called Firefly to its Photoshop software. Firefly can create realistic images from text descriptions. For example, you could type in “a sunset over the ocean,” and Firefly would generate an image of a sunset over the ocean.
Meta, the parent company of Facebook, has developed new AI models that can recognize and produce speech for more than 1,000 languages. The models are called No Language Left Behind (NLLB). NLLB can be used to translate languages, transcribe audio, and generate text in various languages.
Artificial intelligence is being used to develop new weapons that are more accurate and deadly than ever before. Some experts are concerned that this could lead to an arms race as countries compete to develop the most powerful AI-powered weapons.
A self-described “AI author” named Austin Kleon has used AI generators, including ChatGPT, to write nearly 100 books in less than a year. Kleon says that he uses AI to generate ideas and outlines, and then he writes the books himself. He has published his books on Amazon and other online retailers.
The European Union is set to introduce a new law that will regulate the use of artificial intelligence. The law called the Artificial Intelligence Act (AIA), is designed to ensure that AI is used responsibly and ethically. The AIA could significantly impact US firms, as they will need to comply with the law if they want to sell their products or services in the EU.
Internet personality Amouranth has launched an AI chatbot that lets fans go on “dates” with her. The chatbot, called Amouranth AI, is powered by the AI platform Replika. Fans can chat with Amouranth AI about anything they want, and the chatbot will respond in a way designed to be engaging and flirtatious.