The AI era is evolving rapidly to the extent that over 1,100 prominent figures, leaders, and scientists in the tech industry have even expressed the need to slow down AI development. What new changes have taken place this week?
Google has made moves to catch up to ChatGPT, while OpenAI has introduced new features to protect user privacy. Additionally, a chatbot called ‘MiniGPT-4’ has been developed for complex image descriptions.
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- Ep.1 Google Merges DeepMind and Google Brain to Accelerate AI Research
- Ep.2 Eva Herzigová’s MetaHuman Avatar Marks the Future of Digital Fashion
- Ep.3 MiniGPT-4: The New AI Model for Complex Image Descriptions
- Ep.4 OpenAI Introduces a New Feature That Protects Users’ Privacy
- Ep.5 Binance Integrates ChatGPT Into Binance Academy
Ep.1 Google Merges DeepMind and Google Brain to Accelerate AI Research
Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc., has merged Google Brain and DeepMind into a single unit named Google DeepMind. This consolidation of AI research divisions is a strategic move by the tech giant as it aims to keep up with other big companies like OpenAI’s ChatGPT chatbot. According to a blog post by DeepMind’s co-founder and CEO Demis Hassabis, the newly formed unit will work closely with various Google product areas to deliver AI research and products. To develop more capable AI systems safely and responsibly, this move is expected to accelerate Google’s progress in AI. readmore
Ep.2 Eva Herzigová’s MetaHuman Avatar Marks the Future of Digital Fashion
Eva Herzigová is a renowned Czech supermodel who has appeared on runways, ad campaigns, and magazine covers for over three decades. Now, at the age of 50, she created a three-dimensional digital twin of herself with talent agency Unsigned and virtual production studio Dimension Studios that will allow her likeness to work in the modeling industry. In other words, the model, who has been making waves since the 1990s, is now available for brands to hire for mixed-reality fashion experiences for a new era. Eva Herzigová has become the first supermodel to transform into a realistic MetaHuman (digital human). readmore
Ep.3 MiniGPT-4: The New AI Model for Complex Image Descriptions
The Spanish data protection agency (AEPD) has requested that the European Union’s privacy watchdog assess the privacy issues related to ChatGPT, the AI-powered chatbot developed by OpenAI. This request follows growing global scrutiny of AI systems. According to Reuters, which interviewed a spokesperson for the AEPD, Spain’s agency has acknowledged the need for coordinated decisions at a European level for processing operations that may impact individual rights. readmore
Ep.4 OpenAI Introduces a New Feature That Protects Users’ Privacy
On April 25, ChatGPT’s creator OpenAI announced a new feature that enables users to turn off chat history in the viral chatbot. The feature comes in following users’ privacy concerns. The new tool allows individuals to choose which conversations can be used to train OpenAI’s models. Users are now able to remove prompts from their history sidebars, as well as eliminate them from the OpenAI’s training models. readmore
Ep.5 Binance Integrates ChatGPT Into Binance Academy
The largest cryptocurrency exchange Binance has announced the integration of ChatGPT into its web3 educational platform, Binance Academy. The service offers online courses covering such topics as crypto, web3, and blockchain. Notably, the educational platform is available for both Binance users and the general public. readmore