[4/20]Weekly news digest on AI and technology

[4/20]Weekly news digest on AI and technology

Hello everyone, I'm Alex Taylor, the Business Planner at OpenFashion. I'm a passionate entrepreneur with a background in both technology and fashion. My interests lie at the intersection of these two fields, and I'm dedicated to exploring the ways that generative AI and other emerging technologies can revolutionize the fashion industry. 

Now I will post this week's news digest.

Elon Musk says he will launch rival to Microsoft-backed ChatGPT


Elon Musk announced plans to launch "TruthGPT," an AI platform rivaling Microsoft and Google. He criticized OpenAI for becoming a closed, for-profit organization tied to Microsoft and accused Google's Larry Page of not taking AI safety seriously. Musk's new AI aims to be a "maximum truth-seeking" platform to understand the universe, claiming it's the best path to safety and won't harm humans. He has been recruiting AI researchers from Google and has registered a new firm, X.AI Corp.

April 18, 2023 at 12:53PM


ChatGPT Is Consuming a Staggering Amount of Water


AI's Thirst: A new study reveals that training AI algorithms like GPT-3 consumes massive amounts of water for cooling data centers. Microsoft used 185k gallons for GPT-3, equivalent to cooling a nuclear reactor. ChatGPT's billions of users require substantial water resources, highlighting the need for companies like OpenAI and Google to address their environmental impact.

April 17, 2023 at 11:21PM


35 Ways Real People Are Using A.I. Right Now


The public release of ChatGPT last fall has sparked widespread interest in artificial intelligence (A.I.) models. A.I. tools are being used to help people save time at work, code without knowing how to code, make daily life easier, or just for fun. However, companies and scholars have also started to use A.I. to supercharge work they could never have imagined, designing new molecules with the help of an algorithm or building alien-like spaceship parts. Here are some real examples of how people are using A.I. for work, life, play, and procrastination:

  • Plan gardens
  • Plan workouts
  • Plan meals
  • Make a gift
  • Design parts for spaceships
  • Organize a messy computer desktop
  • Write a wedding speech
  • Write an email
  • Get a first read
  • Play devil's advocate
  • Build a clock that gives you a new poem every minute
  • Organize research for a thesis
  • Skim dozens of academic articles
  • Cope with ADHD
  • Cope with dyslexia

These examples highlight the versatility of A.I. tools and their potential to revolutionize various aspects of everyday life and specialized industries.

The public release of ChatGPT last fall kicked off a wave of interest in artificial intelligence. A.I. models have since snaked their way into many people’s everyday lives. Despite their flaws, ChatGPT and other A.I. tools are helping people to save time at work, to code without knowing how to code, to make daily life easier or just to have fun.

April 14, 2023


ChatGPT Is Knock Knock Knockin' on Spotify's Door


AI-generated music, like Berlin-based Endel's soundscapes, is gaining popularity, raising concerns among record labels about the future of the music industry. While Endel creates personalized music based on external factors, there's potential for AI to create songs from scratch, imitating famous artists. Record labels are pushing back against AI-generated music, but the technology could also democratize the industry. The challenge lies in ensuring fairness and diversity as AI-driven music gains traction.

2023年4月14日 12:30 JST


RAAC hosts first AI art exhibit in KY


AI art exhibit in Kentucky sparks controversy as artists fear for their livelihoods. Wendy Barnett uses AI-generator Midjourney to create landscapes and illustrations, but some argue AI-generated art threatens traditional artists' work. Despite the controversy, Barnett believes AI is an innovative tool that can enhance creativity across various fields.

April 19, 2023 at 12:44AM


Download these amazing Apple x Van Gogh wallpapers from Basic Apple Guy


Basic Apple Guy, known for creating Apple x Van Gogh-style wallpapers, has released four new designs inspired by macOS wallpapers and Van Gogh's art. The designs, created using Midjourney AI, include Big Sur Take II, The Starry Mountain Lion, Wheat Field with El Capitan, and Lion with Cypresses. The previous wallpaper, "Big Starry Sur," received overwhelming positive feedback, prompting the artist to create more in the same style. Download the wallpapers for iPhone, iPad, and Mac.

April 20, 2023 at 09:52AM

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