Tag Archives: OpenAI

OpenAI’s content deal with the FT is an attempt to avoid more legal challenges – and an ‘AI data apocalypse’

Mike Cook, King’s College London

OpenAI’s new “strategic partnership” and licensing agreement with the Financial Times (FT) follows similar deals between the US tech company and publishers such as Associated Press, German media giant Axel Springer and French newspaper Le Monde.

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09Jan/24

Freedom of thought is being threatened by states, big tech and even ourselves. Here’s what we can do to protect it

Simon McCarthy-Jones, Trinity College Dublin

The idea of free speech sparked into life 2,500 years ago in Ancient Greece – in part because it served a politician’s interests. The ability to speak freely was seen as essential for the new Athenian democracy, which the politician Cleisthenes both introduced and benefited from.

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21Dec/23

2024: Elections, AI and disinformation

By Adam Smith | Tech correspondent

21 Dec 2013 /Thomson Reuters Foundation/ —  2024 is set to be a record-breaking year for elections, with voters in more than 50 countries heading to the polls including the United States, India and Mexico. Continue reading

20Nov/23

Why was Sam Altman’s sacked from OpenAI and what does all this mean for the AI race?

Nov. 20, 2023 /Technology/ — Sam Altman was fired as CEO of OpenAI on November 17, 2023, for allegedly not being “consistently candid in his communications with the board.” The company did not provide any specific details about the allegations, but said that Altman’s behavior was “hindering its ability to exercise its responsibilities.”

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08Sep/23

TIME Reveals Inaugural TIME100 AI List of the World’s Most Influential People in Artificial Intelligence

NEW YORKSept. 7, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Today, TIME reveals the inaugural TIME100 AI, a new list highlighting the 100 most influential people in artificial intelligence.

The 2023 TIME100 AI issue features a worldwide cover with illustrations by Neil Jamieson for TIME, featuring 28 list-makers including Sam Altman of OpenAI, Dario and Daniela Amodei of Anthropic, Demis Hassabis of Google DeepMind, and more from the new list. Continue reading

25Aug/23

Cinematic Laboratory Unveils ‘War of the Worlds 2023 AI’ Concept Music Album: Unleashing the Power of AI in the Narrative Music Style.

Welcome to the immersive musical world of modular artist Cinematic Laboratory as the Lab unveils its latest sonic endeavor, “War of the Worlds 2023 AI”. The album showcases a fusion of an audio comic with music, 3D field recordings, cutting-edge AI text-to-speech dialogs and Chat GPT ghostwriting. By combining handmade sounds, real analog voltage, and digital magic, Cinematic Laboratory is stretching the boundaries of 21st century ‘bedroom’ music production. Continue reading

10Jun/23

Are AI-Generated Images Biased?

David Ngure  Cybersecurity Researcher
Updated on 16th March 2023 – Artificial intelligence image generators use machine learning and mathematical algorithms to create images from a description written in natural language. With OpenAI making DALL-E available to the public, and Microsoft adding AI-image generators to products like Bing and Microsoft Edge, the technology is becoming more accessible to the general public.

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07Jun/23

ChatGPT and Generative AI Are Not Synonymous, Understand the Difference

June 7, 2023 /Technology/ — ChatGPT is a specific type of generative AI, but not all generative AI is ChatGPT. Generative AI is a broad term that refers to any type of AI that can create new content, such as text, images, or music. ChatGPT is a specific type of generative AI that is designed to generate text that is similar to human-written text.

ChatGPT is a large language model (LLM) that was created by OpenAI. LLMs are trained on massive datasets of text and code. This training allows them to learn the patterns of human language and to generate text that is similar to human-written text. ChatGPT is particularly good at generating creative text formats, like poems, code, scripts, musical pieces, email, letters, etc. Continue reading

21Apr/23

ChatGPT: lessons learned from Italy’s temporary ban of the AI chatbot

Oreste Pollicino, Bocconi University and Giovanni De Gregorio, Bocconi University

In March 2023, Italy became the first western country to block the advanced chatbot known as ChatGPT.

The Italian data protection authority, Garante, cited concerns over the protection of personal data when making this decision. It has given OpenAI, the California-based company that created ChatGPT, until the end of April to comply with its demands.

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24Mar/23

OpenAI: Ethics and intelligence

By Adam Smith | Tech correspondent

OpenAI rolled out GPT-4 last week, the new artificial intelligence service that powers ChatGPT.

The main addition to the new model is that it can now “understand” images – writing captions and descriptions, as well as explaining jokes behind memes – and write computer code. Continue reading